Lost and Found – December 11th Edition

What to remember about December 11th…

    • 1725  George Mason IV is born in Virginia (d. 1792); patriot, Constitutional Convention delegate, and “Father of the Bill of Rights”
    • 1777  General Washington halts march to Valley Forge as American and British forces stumble upon each other at river crossing
    • 1816  Indiana is admitted to the Union as 19th state
    • 1862  Union troops cross river into Fredericksburg, Virginia hoping to take the city from Army of Northern Virginia
    • 1941  Hitler’s Germany declares war on United States; Italy follows suit
    • 1972  Landing module of Apollo 17 touches down; last human visit to the Moon begins
    • 2008  Financier con man Bernie Madoff is arrested in New York City for $65 billion Ponzi Scheme
    • 2008  Police recover remains of murdered 2-year-old Caylee Anthony in a garbage bag near the family home in Orlando, Florida

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