Lost and Found – October 13th Edition

What to remember about October 13th…

Happy Birthday United States Navy

  • 1775  Continental Congress orders establishment of the Continental Navy; will become the United States Navy
  • 1792  Cornerstone of the White House is laid
  • 1812  U.S. invasion of Canada is halted at Queenstown Heights
  • 1845  By a large margin, voters of the Republic of Texas elect to join the United States of America
  • 1943  New government in Italy declares war on former ally Germany
  • 1958  Paddington Bear, fictional character from Michael Bond’s children’s books, makes his 1st appearance
  • 1967  American Basketball Association holds inaugural game; Oakland Oaks defeat Anaheim Amigos 134-129
  • 2010  Last of 33 Chilean miners is rescued after 69 days underground


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