Lost and Found – November 16th Edition

What to remember about November 16th…

  • 1776  Fort Washington falls to Redcoats; deserter William Dermot had delivered defense details to the British
  • 1907  Oklahoma enters the Union as the 46th state
  • 1940  Nazis close off access to the Warsaw Ghetto trapping Jews inside
  • 1945  U.S. secretly brings 88 former Nazi rocket scientists to America to assist in military research and development
  • 1973  President Nixon signs legislation allowing construction of Alaskan oil pipeline from North Slope to Valdez
  • 1973  NASA launches Skylab 4; this will be the final manned mission to the station
  • 2000  Bill Clinton becomes 1st U.S. President to visit Vietnam since end of hostilities there
  • 2001  J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone opens in theaters across America
  • 2012  82-year old Hostess Brand Corporation announces it is going out of business due to demands of unions


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