Lost and Found – August 28th Edition

What to remember about August 28th…

    • 1774  Elizabeth Ann Bayley is born in New York City; founder of 1st Catholic school in America and later canonized as St. Elizabeth
    • 1907  19-year-old James E. “Jim” Casey borrows $100 from a friend to established the American Messenger Company in Seattle, Washington; becomes United Parcel Service (UPS)
    • 1917  Suffragists protesting President Wilson’s failure to support their right to vote are arrested outside the White House
    • 1941  German SS General Franz Jaeckeln orders more than 23,000 Hungarian Jews machine-gunned in Ukraine
    • 1963  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, gives I Have A Dream speech to 250,000 in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.; defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement.
    • 1966  Soviet Union announces that it is training North Vietnamese pilots to combat American planes at secret base
    • 1968  Thousands clash with police in demonstrations against the Vietnam War at Democrat National Convention
    • 2005  Hurricane Katrina strengthens to Category Five
    • 2008  Barack Hussein Obama accepts nomination of the Democratic Party to be their candidate for President of the United States

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – AFP/Getty Images

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