Lost and Found – August 5th Edition

What to remember about August 5th…

    • 1620  The Mayflower departs from England on its first attempt to reach North America
    • 1779  Battle for the Bronx between brigades from New York And Connecticut
    • 1864  Fleet under Union Admiral Farragut defeats Confederates at the Battle of Mobile Bay
    • 1884  The Cornerstone is laid on Bedloe’s Island (to become Liberty Island) for the Statue of Liberty
    • 1930  American Astronaut Neil Armstrong is born
    • 1962  Actress Marilyn Monroe dies in Los Angeles
    • 1981  President Reagan fires 11,359 illegally striking air traffic controllers
    • 1983  Film Risky Business released in theaters; Tom Cruise finds stardom
    • 2010  Mining accident in Copiapó,Chile traps 33 miners underground for a record 69 days
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