100 Years Ago – 3 February 1921

3 February 1921

The King and Queen made an unofficial visit to Norwich, visiting some of the enterprises in the city which had been set up to try and find work for the unemployed.

Two police were killed in an ambush at Ballinalee in County Longford when their motor tender was destroyed by a bomb.

The German Government rejected the war reparations request made by the Allies, noting that the sum demanded was more than “the whole fortune of the German people”. It was added that they couldn’t accept a demand which “would lead to the complete enslavement of the German people, and particularly the workers”.