100 Years Ago – 9 June 1920

9 June 1920

Winston Churchill, the then Secretary of State for War, announced in the House of Commons that £130,000 was being spent on full-dress army uniforms, not the £3 million that had been suggested by some people.

The Board of Trade announced a record number of exports, totalling £119,319,422 in May 1920, against imports of £116,333,816.

The German Government resigned en masse to the President, who said that it should continue in the short-term.