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Lost and Found – December 5th Edition

What to remember about December 5th…

  • 1775  Colonial Colonel Henry Knox arrives at Ticonderoga to form expedition to bring 60 captured artillery to General Washington; 10-week journey is astounding winter feat
  • 1782  Future 8th President Martin Van Buren is born in Kinderhook, New York (d. 1862)
  • 1791  Austrian musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies of fever in Vienna (b. 1756)
  • 1831  Former President John Quincy Adams takes office as a member of the House of Representatives
  • 1901  American entrepreneur and philanthropist Walter Elias “Walt” Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)
  • 1933  Prohibition ends when Utah ratifies 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified and 18th is repealed
  • 1945  27 men lost when squadron of Navy planes disappears over Bermuda Triangle; mystery of Flight 19
  • 1955  American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations merge to become AFL-CIO
  • 1964  Army Captain Roger Donlon is presented 1st Medal of Honor awarded during Vietnam War; 1st member of Special Forces to receive the award
  • 2007  19-year-old gunman opens fire at Westroads Mall in Nebraska; 8 killed and 4 wounded before shooter kills himself
  • 2008  O.J. Simpson is sentenced to 15-33 years in prison for his role in kidnapping and robbery at casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Lost and Found – February 20th Edition

What to remember about February 20th…

  • 1792  President George Washington signs Postal Service Act; U.S. Postal Service is born
  • 1902  American photographer Ansel Adams is born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
  • 1933  Congress formally proposes 21st Amendment; repeal of prohibition
  • 1942  Navy Lt. Edward O’Hare becomes 1st American WWII ace pilot shooting down 5 Japanese planes himself, he is awarded Medal of Honor
  • 1962  NASA successfully launches Friendship 7 spacecraft, John Glenn becomes 1st American to orbit the Earth
  • 1993 Famed Italian industrialist and car-maker Ferruccio Elio Arturo Lamborghini dies (b. 1916)
  • 2005  Spain is 1st nation to vote on and ratify the proposed European Constitution

Lamborghini Diablo in purple

Lost and Found – December 5th Edition

What to remember about December 5th…

  • 1775  Colonial Colonel Henry Knox arrives at Ticonderoga to form expedition to bring 60 captured artillery to General Washington; 10-week journey is astounding winter feat
  • 1782  Future 8th President Martin Van Buren is born in Kinderhook, New York (d. 1862)
  • 1791  Austrian musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies of fever in Vienna (b. 1756)
  • 1831  Former President John Quincy Adams takes office as a member of the House of Representatives
  • 1901  American entrepreneur and philanthropist Walter Elias “Walt” Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)
  • 1933  Prohibition ends when Utah ratifies 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified and 18th is repealed
  • 1945  27 men lost when squadron of Navy planes disappears over Bermuda Triangle; mystery of Flight 19
  • 1955  American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations merge to become AFL-CIO
  • 1964  Army Captain Roger Donlon is presented 1st Medal of Honor awarded during Vietnam War; 1st member of Special Forces to receive the award
  • 2007  19-year-old gunman opens fire at Westroads Mall in Nebraska; 8 killed and 4 wounded before shooter kills himself
  • 2008  O.J. Simpson is sentenced to 15-33 years in prison for his role in kidnapping and robbery at casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Lost and Found – February 20th Edition

What to remember about February 20th…

  • 1792  President George Washington signs Postal Service Act; U.S. Postal Service is born
  • 1902  American photographer Ansel Adams is born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
  • 1933  Congress formally proposes 21st Amendment; repeal of prohibition
  • 1942  Navy Lt. Edward O’Hare becomes 1st American WWII ace pilot shooting down 5 Japanese planes himself, he is awarded Medal of Honor
  • 1962  NASA successfully launches Friendship 7 spacecraft, John Glenn becomes 1st American to orbit the Earth
  • 1993 Famed Italian industrialist and car-maker Ferruccio Elio Arturo Lamborghini dies (b. 1916)
  • 2005  Spain is 1st nation to vote on and ratify the proposed European Constitution

Lamborghini Diablo in purple

Lost and Found – December 5th Edition

What to remember about December 5th…

  • 1775  Colonial Colonel Henry Knox arrives at Ticonderoga to form expedition to bring 60 captured artillery to General Washington; 10-week journey is astounding winter feat
  • 1782  Future 8th President Martin Van Buren is born in Kinderhook, New York (d. 1862)
  • 1791  Austrian musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies of fever in Vienna (b. 1756)
  • 1831  Former President John Quincy Adams takes office as a member of the House of Representatives
  • 1901  American entrepreneur and philanthropist Walter Elias “Walt” Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)
  • 1933  Prohibition ends when Utah ratifies 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified and 18th is repealed
  • 1945  27 men lost when squadron of Navy planes disappears over Bermuda Triangle; mystery of Flight 19
  • 1955  American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations merge to become AFL-CIO
  • 1964  Army Captain Roger Donlon is presented 1st Medal of Honor awarded during Vietnam War; 1st member of Special Forces to receive the award
  • 2007  19-year-old gunman opens fire at Westroads Mall in Nebraska; 8 killed and 4 wounded before shooter kills himself
  • 2008  O.J. Simpson is sentenced to 15-33 years in prison for his role in kidnapping and robbery at casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Lost and Found – February 20th Edition

What to remember about February 20th…

  • 1792  President George Washington signs Postal Service Act; U.S. Postal Service is born
  • 1902  American photographer Ansel Adams is born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
  • 1933  Congress formally proposes 21st Amendment; repeal of prohibition
  • 1942  Navy Lt. Edward O’Hare becomes 1st American WWII ace pilot shooting down 5 Japanese planes himself, he is awarded Medal of Honor
  • 1962  NASA successfully launches Friendship 7 spacecraft, John Glenn becomes 1st American to orbit the Earth
  • 2005  Spain is 1st nation to vote on and ratify the proposed European Constitution

Lost and Found – December 5th Edition

What to remember about December 5th…

  • 1775  Colonial Colonel Henry Knox arrives at Ticonderoga to form expedition to bring 60 captured artillery to General Washington; 10-week journey is astounding winter feat
  • 1782  Future 8th President Martin Van Buren is born in Kinderhook, New York (d. 1862)
  • 1791  Austrian musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies of fever in Vienna (b. 1756)
  • 1831  Former President John Quincy Adams takes office as a member of the House of Representatives
  • 1901  American entrepreneur and philanthropist Walter Elias “Walt” Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)
  • 1933  Prohibition ends when Utah ratifies 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified and 18th is repealed
  • 1945  27 men lost when squadron of Navy planes disappears over Bermuda Triangle; mystery of Flight 19
  • 1955  American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations merge to become AFL-CIO
  • 1964  Army Captain Roger Donlon is presented 1st Medal of Honor awarded during Vietnam War; 1st member of Special Forces to receive the award
  • 2007  19-year-old gunman opens fire at Westroads Mall in Nebraska; 8 killed and 4 wounded before shooter kills himself
  • 2008  O.J. Simpson is sentenced to 15-33 years in prison for his role in kidnapping and robbery at casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Lost and Found – February 20th Edition

What to remember about February 20th…

Presidents Day – United States

  • 1792  President George Washington signs Postal Service Act; U.S. Postal Service is born
  • 1902  American photographer Ansel Adams is born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
  • 1933  Congress formally proposes 21st Amendment; repeal of prohibition
  • 1942  Navy Lt. Edward O’Hare becomes 1st American WWII ace pilot shooting down 5 Japanese planes himself, he is awarded Medal of Honor
  • 1962  NASA successfully launches Friendship 7 spacecraft, John Glenn becomes 1st American to orbit the Earth
  • 2005  Spain is 1st nation to vote on and ratify the proposed European Constitution