Tag Archives: Abigail Adams

Lost and Found – November 11th Edition

What to remember about November 11th…

    • 1620  Mayflower Compact is signed near Cape Cod, Massachusetts
    • 1744  Future First Lady and wife of John Adams, Abigail Smith Adams is born in Weymouth, Massachusetts (d. 1818)
    • 1778  Loyalists and Native American allies surprise Colonial forces at Cooperstown, New York in Cherry Valley Massacre
    • 1831  Leader of bloody slave revolt that killed 60, Nat Turner is hanged in Virginia
    • 1834  Future President Franklin Pierce marries Jane Appleton
    • 1858  Future President James Garfield marries Lucretia Rudolph
    • 1885  WWII General George Smith Patton, Jr. is born (d. 1945)
    • 1921  President Harding dedicates Tomb of the Unknowns
    • 1966  NASA launches Gemini 12; America’s 18th manned flight and last flight of the Gemini program
    • 1993  Vietnam Women’s Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
    • 2004  Yasser Arafat, chairman of the PLO terrorist group dies in Paris; cause of death is suspected to be complications of AIDS or possibly food poisoning
    • 2011  “Nerd New Year”; last binary date of 21st century
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Lost and Found – October 28th Edition

What to remember about October 28th…

    • 1775  British Major General Howe issues proclamation forbidding residents from leaving the city
    • 1818  Abigail Adams, First Lady and wife of President John Adams dies in Quincy, Massachusetts (b. 1744)
    • 1886  President Grover Cleveland dedicates Statue of Liberty
    • 1918  Sailors of the German High Seas Fleet mutiny instead of attack British fleet with armistice in the works
    • 1922  Benito Mussolini leads Italian fascists in March on Rome; takes over the Italian government
    • 1929  Black Monday stock market crash
    • 1962  Cuban Missile Crisis ends as Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove Russian missiles from the island
    • 1965  In St. Louis, Missouri the 630-foot Gateway Arch portion of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is completed
    • 1971  Britain launches Prospero; it is their 1st satellite
    • 2005  Iran launches its 1st satellite in joint effort with Russia

Lost and Found – October 25th Edition

What to remember about October 25th…

  • 1415  On St. Crispin’s Day, small force led by Henry V defeats numerically superior French army at Battle of Agincourt in Hundred Years’ War; English longbows prove highly effective
  • 1764  Future President John Adams and Abigail Smith marry in Massachusetts
  • 1774  Continental Congress petitions king of England to address the Intolerable Acts
  • 1854  Confusion leads to Charge of the Light Brigade during Crimean War; inspires Tennyson’s famous poem
  • 1861  Keel is lain for the 1st Union ironclad USS Monitor
  • 1962  U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson presents photographic evidence to U.N. of Soviet missile bases in Cuba
  • 1971  United Nations votes to admit Peoples Republic of China and expel Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • 1983  President Reagan orders Marines to invade island of Grenada to protect American students and tourists; now celebrated as Thanksgiving Day
  • 1994  Susan Smith reports her car was hijacked with her 2 children in the back; this lie is to cover her murder of the kids

Lost and Found – October 28th Edition

What to remember about October 28th…

  • 1775  British Major General Howe issues proclamation forbidding residents from leaving the city
  • 1818  Abigail Adams, First Lady and wife of President John Adams dies in Quincy, Massachusetts (b. 1744)
  • 1886  President Grover Cleveland dedicates Statue of Liberty
  • 1918  Sailors of the German High Seas Fleet mutiny instead of attack British fleet with armistice in the works
  • 1922  Benito Mussolini leads Italian fascists in March on Rome; takes over the Italian government
  • 1929  Black Monday stock market crash
  • 1962  Cuban Missile Crisis ends as Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove Russian missiles from the island
  • 1965  In St. Louis, Missouri the 630-foot Gateway Arch portion of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is completed
  • 1971  Britain launches Prospero; it is their 1st satellite
  • 2005  Iran launches its 1st satellite in joint effort with Russia

Lost and Found – October 25th Edition

What to remember about October 25th…

  • 1415  On St. Crispin’s Day, small force led by Henry V defeats numerically superior French army at Battle of Agincourt in Hundred Years’ War; English longbows prove highly effective
  • 1764  Future President John Adams and Abigail Smith marry in Massachusetts
  • 1774  Continental Congress petitions king of England to address the Intolerable Acts
  • 1854  Confusion leads to Charge of the Light Brigade during Crimean War; inspires Tennyson’s famous poem
  • 1861  Keel is lain for the 1st Union ironclad USS Monitor
  • 1962  U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson presents photographic evidence to U.N. of Soviet missile bases in Cuba
  • 1971  United Nations votes to admit Peoples Republic of China and expel Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • 1983  President Reagan orders Marines to invade island of Grenada to protect American students and tourists; now celebrated as Thanksgiving Day
  • 1994  Susan Smith reports her car was hijacked with her 2 children in the back; this lie is to cover her murder of the kids

Lost and Found – March 31st Edition

What to remember about March 31st…

  • 1492  Royal edict in Spain declares that all Jews unwilling to convert to Christianity will be expelled from the country
  • 1776  Abigail Adams writes to her husband to urge that Continental Congress “remember the ladies” when writing their Declaration of Independence; urges recognition of rights of women
  • 1854  Commodore Perry signs Treaty of Kanagawa with Japanese government opening ports to American trade and establishment of U.S. Consulate
  • 1889  Dedication ceremony for the Eiffel Tower in Paris; built in honor of the centenary of the French Revolution
  • 1917  U.S. government purchases islands of Dutch West Indies for $25 million; remains American territory called U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 1959  14th Dalai Lama flees communist China and is granted asylum in India
  • 1985  In Madison Square Gardens in New York City, WWE holds the first WrestleMania event
  • 1991  Soviet military commanders relinquish command of allied forces; Warsaw Pact dissolves after 36 years
  • 1992  America’s last active battleship the USS Missouri is decommissioned
  • 2005  Terri Schaivo dies 13 days after feeding tube is removed; after 15 years in a vegetative state, SCOTUS allows medical treatment to end

Lost and Found – March 31st Edition

What to remember about March 31st…

  • 1492  Royal edict in Spain declares that all Jews unwilling to convert to Christianity will be expelled from the country
  • 1776  Abigail Adams writes to her husband to urge that Continental Congress “remember the ladies” when writing their Declaration od Independence; urges recognition of rights of women
  • 1854  Commodore Perry signs Treaty of Kanagawa with Japanese government opening ports to American trade and establishment of U.S. Consulate
  • 1889  Dedication ceremony for the Eiffel Tower in Paris; built in honor of the centenary of the French Revolution
  • 1917  U.S. government purchases islands of Dutch West Indies for $25 million; remains American territory called U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 1959  14th Dalai Lama flees communist China and is granted asylum in India
  • 1985  In Madison Square Gardens in New York City, WWE holds the first WrestleMania event
  • 1991  Soviet military commanders relinquish command of allied forces; Warsaw Pact dissolves after 36 years
  • 1992  America’s last active battleship the USS Missouri is decommissioned
  • 2005  Terri Schaivo dies 13 days after feeding tube is removed; after 15 years in a vegetative state, SCOTUS allows medical treatment to end

Lost and Found – November 11th Edition

What to remember about November 11th…

VETERANS DAY 2013

  • 1620  Mayflower Compact is signed near Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • 1744  Future First Lady and wife of John Adams, Abigail Smith Adams is born in Weymouth, Massachusetts (d. 1818)
  • 1778  Loyalists and Native American allies surprise Colonial forces at Cooperstown, New York in Cherry Valley Massacre
  • 1831  Leader of bloody slave revolt that killed 60, Nat Turner is hanged in Virginia
  • 1834  Future President Franklin Pierce marries Jane Appleton
  • 1858  Future President James Garfield marries Lucretia Rudolph
  • 1885  WWII General George Smith Patton, Jr. is born (d. 1945)
  • 1921  President Harding dedicates Tomb of the Unknowns
  • 1966  NASA launches Gemini 12; America’s 18th manned flight and last flight of the Gemini program
  • 1993  Vietnam Women’s Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
  • 2004  Yasser Arafat, chairman of the PLO terrorist group dies in Paris; cause of death is suspected to be complications of AIDS or possibly food poisoning
  • 2011  “Nerd New Year”; last binary date of 21st century

Lost and Found – October 28th Edition

What to remember about October 28th…

  • 1775  British Major General Howe issues proclamation forbidding residents from leaving the city
  • 1818  Abigail Adams, First Lady and wife of President John Adams dies in Quincy, Massachusetts (b. 1744)
  • 1886  President Grover Cleveland dedicates Statue of Liberty
  • 1918  Sailors of the German High Seas Fleet mutiny instead of attack British fleet with armistice in the works
  • 1922  Benito Mussolini leads Italian fascists in March on Rome; takes over the Italian government
  • 1929  Black Monday stock market crash
  • 1962  Cuban Missile Crisis ends as Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove Russian missiles from the island
  • 1965  In St. Louis, Missouri the 630-foot Gateway Arch portion of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is completed
  • 1971  Britain launches Prospero; it is their 1st satellite
  • 2005  Iran launches its 1st satellite in joint effort with Russia

Lost and Found – October 25th Edition

What to remember about October 25th…

  • 1415  On St. Crispin’s Day, small force led by Henry V defeats numerically superior French army at Battle of Agincourt in Hundred Years’ War; English longbows prove highly effective
  • 1764  Future President John Adams and Abigail Smith marry in Massachusetts
  • 1774  Continental Congress petitions king of England to address the Intolerable Acts
  • 1854  Confusion leads to Charge of the Light Brigade during Crimean War; inspires Tennyson’s famous poem
  • 1861  Keel is lain for the 1st Union ironclad USS Monitor
  • 1962  U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson presents photographic evidence to U.N. of Soviet missile bases in Cuba
  • 1971  United Nations votes to admit Peoples Republic of China and expel Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • 1983  President Reagan orders Marines to invade island of Grenada to protect American students and tourists; now celebrated as Thanksgiving Day
  • 1994  Susan Smith reports her car was hijacked with her 2 children in the back; this lie is to cover her murder of the kids