Tag Archives: Articles of Confederation

Lost and Found – July 23rd Edition

What to remember about July 23rd…

  • 1793  American patriot Roger Sherman dies; only signer of  – the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution
  • 1862  Abraham Lincoln appoints Henry W. Halleck as General-in-Chief of all Union armies
  • 1885  President Ulysses S. Grant dies in New York
  • 1952  King Farouk I of Egypt overthrown in military coup led by Gamal Abdel Nasser
  • 1958  USS Nautilus sets sail from Pearl Harbor for historic first submerged voyage under the North Pole
  • 1967  Beginning with raid on illegal bar, 12th Street Riots begin in Detroit; 43 die and 2000 buildings destroyed by time the Army arrives
  • 1984  Miss America Vanessa Williams resigns title after Penthouse Magazine plans to print nude photos of her
  • 2005  Islamic Muslim Brotherhood terrorists kill 88 and wound over 200 in multiple bombings in resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
  • 2012  Astronaut and physicist Dr. Sally Kristen Ride dies of cancer (b. 1951); 1st American woman in space

Sally Ride (Season 15, 1983)

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Lost and Found – January 30th Edition

What to remember about January 30th…

  • 1703  In Japan the Forty-seven Ronin avenge the death of their master in an attack that took 2-years to plan and execute
  • 1781  Maryland is 13th and final state to ratify the Articles of Confederation, does so only after Virginia gives up claims to western lands
  • 1835  Deranged Richard Lawrence is 1st to attempt to assassinate an American president; Andrew Jackson escapes injury when attackers pistols misfires
  • 1862  America’s 1st “ironclad” warship USS Monitor is commissioned
  • 1882  Future 32nd President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt is born in Hyde Park, New York (d. 1945)
  • 1933  German president Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler to be chancellor
  • 1945  While evacuating civilians during operation Hannibal, German transport ship MV Wilhelm Gustav is sunk by Soviet submarine, over 9000 civilians die
  • 1945  126 American Army Rangers and Filipino scouts rescue almost 500 POW’s from Japanese prison camp in Raid at Cabanatuan
  • 1948  Political and spiritual leader of Indian independence movement Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi assassinated by Hindu fanatic (b. 1869)
  • 1956  Home of Martin Luther King Jr. is bombed in response to Bus Boycott
  • 1968  Massive surprise attacks across the country mark beginning of the Tet Offensive; ultimately a failure for North Vietnam, public loses confidence in President Lyndon Johnson’s promises of rapid resolution of Vietnam conflict
  • 1972  British soldiers shoot 30 unarmed protesters in Londonderry, Northern Ireland killing 13; “Bloody Sunday” leads to IRA bombing campaign
  • 2006  Civil rights activist and widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Coretta Scott King dies (b. 1927)

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Lost and Found – July 23rd Edition

What to remember about July 23rd…

  • 1793  American patriot Roger Sherman dies; only signer of  – the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution
  • 1862  Abraham Lincoln appoints Henry W. Halleck as General-in-Chief of all Union armies
  • 1885  President Ulysses S. Grant dies in New York
  • 1952  King Farouk I of Egypt overthrown in military coup led by Gamal Abdel Nasser
  • 1958  USS Nautilus sets sail from Pearl Harbor for historic first submerged voyage under the North Pole
  • 1967  Beginning with raid on illegal bar, 12th Street Riots begin in Detroit; 43 die and 2000 buildings destroyed by time the Army arrives
  • 1984  Miss America Vanessa Williams resigns title after Penthouse Magazine plans to print nude photos of her
  • 2005  Islamic Muslim Brotherhood terrorists kill 88 and wound over 200 in multiple bombings in resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
  • 2012  Astronaut and physicist Dr. Sally Kristen Ride dies of cancer (b. 1951); 1st American woman in space

Sally Ride (Season 15, 1983)

Lost and Found – April 19th Edition

What to remember about April 19th…

  • 1721 Patriot Roger Sherman is born (d. 1793); only person to sign all four great state papers of the U.S.: Continental Association, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and Constitution
  • 1775  American Revolution begins when British troops engage armed minutemen at Lexington, Massachusetts; “shot heard around the world”
  • 1861  Confederate sympathizers in Baltimore hurl rocks and trash at Union troops moving to reinforce Washington, D.C.; 16 killed in clashes
  • 1897  On Patriots’ Day, Boston Marathon is held for 1st time; 15 runners start but only 10 finnish;  best time 2:55:10
  • 1943  2000 SS troops assault Warsaw Ghetto to end Jewish resistance of forced deportations to death camps; by May 56,000 Jews dead
  • 1971  Vietnam Veterans Against the War begin 5 days of demonstrations in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971  Soviet Union launches Salyut 1, worlds 1st space station
  • 1989  Jogger is beaten and raped in New York’s Central Park; 5 black youths falsely charged and imprisoned; convicted murderer confesses in 2002
  • 1993  51-day standoff with Branch Davidian cult near Waco, Texas ends in fire and 80 deaths when federal agents attack with tear gas
  • 1995  Massive truck bomb set off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma by Timothy McVeigh; 168 killed
  • 2011  Cuban dictator Fidel Castro resigns as head of Communist Party central committee; his brother Raul selected as successor
  • UPDATE:  2013  Manhunt for second Boston Marathon Bombing suspect is cornered hiding in a boat. When captured, Miranda withheld for “public safety”.

Lost and Found – March 1st Edition

What to remember about March 1st…

  • 1692  Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba are charged with practicing witchcraft in Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • 1781  Articles of Confederation are ratified; Continental Congress creates 1st government with their adoption of this document
  • 1803  Ohio admitted to the Union as 17th state
  • 1845  President John Tyler signs bill authorizing annexation of Republic of Texas
  • 1867  Nebraska enters the Union as 37th state
  • 1872  Yellowstone becomes America’s 1st National Park with signing of bill by President Grant
  • 1912  In Venice Beach, California, Captain Albert Barry becomes 1st person to successfully parachute from a moving airplane
  • 1932  20-month-old child of famous American aviator Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped from family mansion in New Jersey
  • 1936  Hoover Dam (aka Boulder Dam) is completed 2 years early; over 100 die during construction phase
  • 1954  Puerto Rican nationalist terrorists open fire in House of Representatives and injure 5 Representatives
  • 1961  President Kennedy issues executive order creating the Peace Corps
  • 1971  Weather Underground terrorists detonate bomb in restroom of the U.S. Capitol; part of continuing campaign of anti-war violence
  • 1974  7 former White House aides are indicted in Watergate investigation

  • 2012  American publisher and conservative pundit Andrew Breitbart dies of heart attack in Brentwood, California (b. 1969)

Watch this speech from Breitbart at this past CPAC. Don’t let his voice be lost. Pick up his banner and carry it on to victory in the fight for American freedom.

Lost and Found – July 23rd Edition

What to remember about July 23rd…

  • 1793  American patriot Roger Sherman dies; only signer of  – the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution
  • 1862  Abraham Lincoln appoints Henry W. Halleck as General-in-Chief of all Union armies
  • 1885  President Ulysses S. Grant dies in New York
  • 1952  King Farouk I of Egypt overthrown in military coup led by Gamal Abdel Nasser
  • 1958  USS Nautilus sets sail from Pearl Harbor for historic first submerged voyage under the North Pole
  • 1967  Beginning with raid on illegal bar, 12th Street Riots begin in Detroit; 43 die and 2000 buildings destroyed by time the Army arrives
  • 1984  Miss America Vanessa Williams resigns title after Penthouse Magazine plans to print nude photos of her
  • 2005  Islamic Muslim Brotherhood terrorists kill 88 and wound over 200 in multiple bombings in resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
  • 2012  Astronaut and physicist Dr. Sally Kristen Ride dies of cancer (b. 1951); 1st American woman in space

Sally Ride (Season 15, 1983)

Lost and Found – March 1st Edition

What to remember about March 1st…

  • 1692  Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba are charged with practicing witchcraft in Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • 1781  Articles of Confederation is ratified; Continental Congress creates 1st government with their adoption of this document
  • 1803  Ohio admitted to the Union as 17th state
  • 1845  President John Tyler signs bill authorizing annexation of Republic of Texas
  • 1867  Nebraska enters the Union as 37th state
  • 1872  Yellowstone becomes America’s 1st National Park with signing of bill by President Grant
  • 1912  In Venice Beach, California, Captain Albert Barry becomes 1st person to successfully parachute from a moving airplane
  • 1932  20-month-old child of famous American aviator Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped from family mansion in New Jersey
  • 1936  Hoover Dam (aka Boulder Dam) is completed 2 years early; over 100 die during construction phase
  • 1954  Puerto Rican nationalist terrorists open fire in House of Representatives and injure 5 Representatives
  • 1961  President Kennedy issues executive order creating the Peace Corps
  • 1971  Weather Underground terrorists detonate bomb in restroom of the U.S. Capitol; part of continuing campaign of anti-war violence
  • 1974  7 former White House aides are indicted in Watergate investigation

  • 2012  American publisher and conservative pundit Andrew Breitbart dies of heart attack in Brentwood, California (b. 1969)

Watch this speech from Breitbart at this past CPAC. Don’t let his voice be lost. Pick up his banner and carry it on to victory in the fight for American freedom.

Lost and Found – January 30th Edition

What to remember about January 30th…

  • 1703  In Japan the Forty-seven Ronin avenge the death of their master in an attack that took 2-years to plan and execute
  • 1781  Maryland is 13th and final state to ratify the Articles of Confederation, does so only after Virginia gives up claims to western lands
  • 1835  Deranged Richard Lawrence is 1st to attempt to assassinate an American president; Andrew Jackson escapes injury when attackers pistols misfires
  • 1862  America’s 1st “ironclad” warship USS Monitor is commissioned
  • 1882  Future 32nd President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt is born in Hyde Park, New York (d. 1945)
  • 1933  German president Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler to be chancellor
  • 1945  While evacuating civilians during operation Hannibal, German transport ship MV Wilhelm Gustav is sunk by Soviet submarine, over 9000 civilians die
  • 1945  126 American Army Rangers and Filipino scouts rescue almost 500 POW’s from Japanese prison camp in Raid at Cabanatuan
  • 1948  Political and spiritual leader of Indian independence movement Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi assassinated by Hindu fanatic (b. 1869)
  • 1956  Home of Martin Luther King Jr. is bombed in response to Bus Boycott
  • 1968  Massive surprise attacks across the country mark beginning of the Tet Offensive; ultimately a failure for North Vietnam, public loses confidence in President Lyndon Johnson’s promises of rapid resolution of Vietnam conflict
  • 1972  British soldiers shoot 30 unarmed protesters in Londonderry, Northern Ireland killing 13; “Bloody Sunday” leads to IRA bombing campaign
  • 2006  Civil rights activist and widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Coretta Scott King dies (b. 1927)

Franklin D Roosvelt dime coin

Lost and Found – November 22nd Edition

What to remember about November 22nd…

  • 1718  Infamous English pirate Edward “Blackbeard” Teach is killed by battle with British Navy off North Carolina coast
  • 1783  President of Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation John Hanson dies (b. 1721); he is America’s 1st President, though not under the finally adopted Constitution
  • 1864  Confederate forces under General Hood invade Tennessee to try to draw Sherman away from his March to the Sea
  • 1942  Soviet counter-offensive at Stalingrad encircles and traps a quarter million German troops
  • 1954  Humane Society of the United States is founded
  • 1963  President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas (b. 1917), Texas by communist Lee Harvey Oswald
  • 1977  Supersonic transcontinental passenger service begins with British Airways Concorde
  • 1988  B-2 “stealth” bomber is revealed to the public
  • 1990  President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush have Thanksgiving dinner with U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia
  • 1994  Murder suspect Bennie Lee Lawson opens fire in Washington, D.C. police station; 2 FBI agents, 1 policeman, and the gunman die
  • 1998  60 Minutes airs videotape of Dr. Jack Kevorkian euthanizing patient Thomas Youk; he will serve 8 years in prison for murder
  • 2001  American entrepreneur, author, and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics Mark Kay Ash dies in Dallas, Texas (b. 1918)

Lost and Found – November 17th Edition

What to remember about November 17th…

  • 1777  Articles of Confederation are submitted by the Continental Congress to the states for ratification
  • 1800  U.S. Congress holds 1st session in Washington, D.C.
  • 1856  U.S. establishes Fort Buchanan to assert control of territory acquired in Gadsden Purchase
  • 1871  National Rifle Association is founded when granted a charter by the state of New York
  • 1947  U.S. Screen Actors Guild implements anti-Communist loyalty oath for its members
  • 1965  Units of the 1st Cavalry (Airmobile) are ambushed during Battle of Ia Drang Valley; costly victory for U.S. forces
  • 1970  Soviet spacecraft deploys Lunokhod 1 on the moon; it is the 1st remote-controlled robot to land on another world
  • 1970  1st Lt. William Calley goes on trial for massacre at My Lai
  • 1973  Answering questions at a  press conference in Florida, President Nixon declares “I am not a crook”
  • 1997  Islamic terrorists murder 62 in Luxor Massacre at archaeological and tourist site at Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
  • 2003  John Muhammad is found guilty of murder while on trial for his role in the “Beltway sniper” attacks
  • 2003  Actor and former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes 38th governor of California
  • 2009  Administrators at  University of East Anglia discover their servers are hacked and thousands of emails and files showing their falsification of global warming research data are made public