Jan. 14, 1939: Thousands at St. Vibiana’s Hold Vigil for World Peace

Jan. 13, 1939, L.A. Times

Jan. 13, 1939: About 4,000 worshipers attend a Perpetual Novena for Our Sorrowful Mother at St. Vibiana’s Cathedral. People knelt in the aisles, in the doorways and outside praying for peace and for relief of the poor, The Times says..

Also: RKO plans more lavish films with Carole Lombard and Claudette Colbert, Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s “Listen! The Wind” leads the bestseller list and good seating is available for the Pro Bowl at Wrigley Field.

The post originally appeared on latimes.com in 2009 and is available via Archive.org.

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