Lost and Found – November 15th Edition

What to remember about November 15th…

November 15th is America Recycles Day – celebration of education and motivation promote recycling in communities across America

  • 1777  Continental Congress approves Articles of Confederation; precursor to the U.S. Constitution
  • 1806  American explorer Zebulon Pike observes high mountaintop later known as Pike’s Peak
  • 1859  Athens holds 1st modern revival of the Olympic Games
  • 1864  Sherman begins his March to the Sea by stripping Atlanta of supplies and setting hundreds of buildings on fire
  • 1867  The 1st stock ticker is unveiled in New York City
  • 1939  Franklin D. Roosevelt lays cornerstone of Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  • 1943  Heinrich Himmler publishes order that Gypsies be treated like Jews and sent to concentration camps
  • 1956  Elvis Presley makes his film debut in Love Me Tender
  • 1977  President Carter plays host to Shah of Iran during state visit to the United States; hold talks on energy and regional peace issues
  • 1988  Palestinian National Council proclaims the establishment of an independent Palestinian state
  • 2011  Just after midnight, NYPD begins evicting Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti park citing public health; 70 arrested

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