Lost and Found – July 7th Edition

What to remember about July 7th…

  • 1846  U.S. forces occupy Monterey, California unopposed during Mexican-American War; begins annexation of California
  • 1865  Marry Surrat is 1st woman executed in the United States; convicted as conspirator in assassination of President Lincoln
  • 1907  Science fiction author Robert Heinlein born; Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Troopers, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • 1942  Heinrich Himmler orders that medical experiments be performed on Jews at Auschwitz; Hitler approves
  • 1946  Future President James Earl “Jimmy” Carter marries Eleanor Rosalynn Smith in Plains, Georgia
  • 1981  Sandra Day O’Connor is nominated as an associate Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States by Ronald Reagan
  • 1981  Solar Challenger piloted by Stephen Ptacek makes first solar-powered flight over the English Channel
  • 2005  3 subway trains and 1 bus are attacked by muslim suicide bombers; the 4 attacks kill 56 and injure another 700
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