Lost and Found – December 12th Edition

What to remember about December 12th…

    • 1787  Pennsylvania become 2nd state to ratify the Constitution
    • 1870  Joseph H. Rainey is seated as 1st African-American directly elected United States Congressman
    • 1917  Father Edward J. Flannagan founds Boys Town in Nebraska; village for education of wayward boys still in operation today
    • 1941  Adolf Hitler announces in his offices that “destruction of the Jews must be (the war’s) necessary consequence”.
    • 1985  Charter flight returning from Cairo crashes in Newfoundland killing 248 members of U.S. 101st Airborne Division
    • 2000  Supreme Court issues ruling effectively deciding result of presidential election; Equal Protection Clause was violated when counties applied differing standards to recounts; Bush wins

Advertisements

Like it? Love it? Loathe it? Take a shot and tell us what YOU think.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s