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Lost and Found – April 2nd Edition

What to remember about April 2nd…

  • 1513  Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon comes ashore on the Florida; 1st recorded landing and exploration of the peninsula
  • 1863  Food riots break out in Confederate city of Richmond, Virginia
  • 1917  Jeannette Pickering Rankin (R-MO) becomes 1st woman to be seated as a member of the House of Representatives
  • 1917  President Wilson asks Congress for a declaration of war
  • 1979  Anthrax epidemic breaks out in Russian town killing 62; outbreak caused by human error at nearby biological weapons plant
  • 1982  Argentinian forces begin full-scale invasion of British colony on the Falkland Islands; British war response will take weeks
  • 1992  Mafia boss John “The Teflon Don” Gotti is convicted of murder and racketeering; assassin turned informant credited for conviction
  • 2005  Pope John Paul II dies (b. 1920)

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Lost and Found – October 9th Edition

What to remember about October 9th…

  • 1635  Religious dissident Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony; he and his followers go on to found Rhode Island and the 1st Baptist church in America
  • 1701  Collegiate School of Connecticut is chartered in Old Saybrook; later renamed later as Yale University
  • 1888  Washington Monument opens to the public for the 1st time; construction began in 1848
  • 1936  Hoover Dam begins generating electricity for California
  • 1967  Communist rebel and murderer Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna is executed by the Bolivian army
  • 2001  Second mailing of letters in the Anthrax Attacks
  • 2009  Awards committee announces that President Barack Hussein Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize

UPDATE:  Due to popular demand, the above pic is now available as a shirt, hat, or button to make it easier to torment the commie-loving hipsters in your life.  Go to cafepress.com to check it out.

Lost and Found – October 5th Edition

What to remember about October 5th…

  • 1829  President Chester A. Arthur is born in North Fairfield, Vermont
  • 1864  Confederate forces under General hood fail to sever Union supply lines at Battle of Allatoona
  • 1902  American restaurant entrepreneur Ray Kroc is born; bought out McDonald brothers and took the company global
  • 1945  After 6-months on strike, workers outside Warner Brother’s Studios begin a week of violent clashes with police and non-union employees
  • 1969  Cuban MiG-17 fighter eludes radar to land undetected at Homestead AFB in Florida; pilot defects
  • 1974  American David Kunst completes the 1st around-the-world journey on foot; takes 4 years and 21 pairs of shoes
  • 1982  Johnson & Johnson initiate nationwide recall of Tylenol because of cyanide deaths due to product tampering
  • 1986  American Eugene Hasenfus is captured by Sandinistas after his plane is shot down delivering supplies to Contra rebels; his capture exposes the Iran-Contra affair
  • 2001  Robert Stevens becomes 1st fatality in the 2001 anthrax attacks
  • 2011  American businessman, technological innovator, and co-founder of Apple Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs dies of cancer (b. 1955)

Lost and Found – September 18th Edition

What to remember about September 18th…

  • 1793  George Washington lays the cornerstone to the U.S. Capitol building; it will take nearly a century to complete
  • 1850  As part of the Compromise of 1850, Congress signs Fugitive Slave Law declaring that runaway slaves be returned to their masters
  • 1947  The United States Air Force was formed as a separate branch of the military under the National Security Act of 1947
  • 1970  American guitarist and singer-songwriter James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix dies in London of Drug overdose (b. 1942)
  • 1973  Future President Carter reports sighting a UFO in 1969 to the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP)
  • 1975  Patty Hearst, newspaper heiress and fugitive member of the Symbionese Liberation Army terrorist group is captured in San Francisco, California
  • 1997  American media executive Ted Turner announces that he will donate 1 billion dollars to the United Nations
  • 2001  1 week after September 11 attacks, 1st of a series of letters containing anthrax are mailed; 5 die and 17 infected

Lost and Found – October 9th Edition

What to remember about October 9th…

  • 1635  Religious dissident Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony; he and his followers go on to found Rhode Island and the 1st Baptist church in America
  • 1701  Collegiate School of Connecticut is chartered in Old Saybrook; later renamed later as Yale University
  • 1888  Washington Monument opens to the public for the 1st time; construction began in 1848
  • 1936  Hoover Dam begins generating electricity for California
  • 1967  Communist rebel and murderer Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna is executed by the Bolivian army
  • 2001  Second mailing of letters in the Anthrax Attacks
  • 2009  Awards committee announces that President Barack Hussein Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize

UPDATE:  Due to popular demand, the above pic is now available as a shirt, hat, or button to make it easier to torment the commie-loving hipsters in your life.  Go to cafepress.com to check it out.

Lost and Found – October 5th Edition

What to remember about October 5th…

  • 1829  President Chester A. Arthur is born in North Fairfield, Vermont
  • 1864  Confederate forces under General hood fail to sever Union supply lines at Battle of Allatoona
  • 1902  American restaurant entrepreneur Ray Kroc is born; bought out McDonald brothers and took the company global
  • 1945  After 6-months on strike, workers outside Warner Brother’s Studios begin a week of violent clashes with police and non-union employees
  • 1969  Cuban MiG-17 fighter eludes radar to land undetected at Homestead AFB in Florida; pilot defects
  • 1974  American David Kunst completes the 1st around-the-world journey on foot; takes 4 years and 21 pairs of shoes
  • 1982  Johnson & Johnson initiate nationwide recall of Tylenol because of cyanide deaths due to product tampering
  • 1986  American Eugene Hasenfus is captured by Sandinistas after his plane is shot down delivering supplies to Contra rebels; his capture exposes the Iran-Contra affair
  • 2001  Robert Stevens becomes 1st fatality in the 2001 anthrax attacks
  • 2011  American businessman, technological innovator, and co-founder of Apple Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs dies of cancer (b. 1955)

Lost and Found – September 18th Edition

What to remember about September 18th…

  • 1793  George Washington lays the cornerstone to the U.S. Capitol building; it will take nearly a century to complete
  • 1850  As part of the Compromise of 1850, Congress signs Fugitive Slave Law declaring that runaway slaves be returned to their masters
  • 1947  The United States Air Force was formed as a separate branch of the military under the National Security Act of 1947
  • 1970  American guitarist and singer-songwriter James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix dies in London of Drug overdose (b. 1942)
  • 1973  Future President Carter reports sighting a UFO in 1969 to the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP)
  • 1975  Patty Hearst, newspaper heiress and fugitive member of the Symbionese Liberation Army terrorist group is captured in San Francisco, California
  • 1997  American media executive Ted Turner announces that he will donate 1 billion dollars to the United Nations
  • 2001  1 week after September 11 attacks, 1st of a series of letters containing anthrax are mailed; 5 die and 17 infected

Lost and Found – April 2nd Edition

What to remember about April 2nd…

  • 1513  Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon comes ashore on the Florida; 1st recorded landing and exploration of the peninsula
  • 1863  Food riots break out in Confederate city of Richmond, Virginia
  • 1917  Jeannette Pickering Rankin (R-MO) becomes 1st woman to be seated as a member of the House of Representatives
  • 1917  President Wilson asks Congress for a declaration of war
  • 1979  Anthrax epidemic breaks out in Russian town killing 62; outbreak caused by human error at nearby biological weapons plant
  • 1982  Argentinian forces begin full-scale invasion of British colony on the Falkland Islands; British war response will take weeks
  • 1992  Mafia boss John “The Teflon Don” Gotti is convicted of murder and racketeering; assassin turned informant credited for conviction
  • 2005  Pope John Paul II dies (b. 1920)

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