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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  1st Lt. William Calley goes on trial for massacre at My Lai
    • 1973  Answering questions at a  press conference, 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

Lost and Found – September 13th Edition

What to remember about September 13th…

    • 1814  Francis Scott Key watches 25-hour bombardment of Ft. McHenry during War of 1812; writes poem that will become “The Star Spangled Banner
    • 1851  U.S. Amy physician Major Walter Reed is born; his discovery of transmission of Yellw Fever by mosquitos allowed completion of the Panama Canal
    • 1862  Union troops discover the Confederate battle plan for Antietam in trash of an evacuated campsite; General McClellan dawdles
    • 1922  Hottest day on record when the temperature at Al ‘Aziziyah, Libya reaches 136.0 °F (57.8 °C)
    • 1959  USSR reaches on the Moon with unmanned Luna 2 spacecraft
    • 1971  Prison riot at Attica, New York ends with 39 dead
    • 1993  Representatives of Israel and Palestine meet at the White House and sign “Declaration of Principles”; 1st agreement between the 2 sides towards ending their conflict
    • 1996  Hip hop star Tupac Shakur dies in a Las Vegas drive-by shooting

Fort Mchenry Flag at the Smithsonian

Lost and Found – February 16th Edition

What to remember about February 16th…

  • 1786  Future 5th President of the U.S. James Monroe marries Elizabeth Kortright despite her family lack of money
  • 1804  Navy Lieutenant Stephen Decatur and 80 volunteers enter Tripoli harbour in disguised vessel to board the captured USS Philadelphia; they retake and burn her to deny Muslim pirates the prize
  • 1862  General Ulysses S. Grant earns nickname “Unconditional Surrender” Grant with capture of Fort Donelson in Tennessee
  • 1920  Army Brigadier General Anna Mae Hays is born; 1st woman in the U.S. Military to be promoted to general officer rank
  • 1923  After more than 5 years searching, British archaeologist Howard Carter finally enters burial chamber of King Tutankhamen
  • 1959  Communist guerilla Fidel Castro sworn in as president of Cuba
  • 1960  Nuclear-powered submarine USS Triton leaves Groton, Connecticut to begin worlds 1st submerged circumnavigation of the globe
  • 1985  Sheik Ibrahim al-Amin issues manifesto of Hezbollah; Iranian-sponsored terrorist group is officially born after years of secrecy
  • 1997  25-year-old Jeff Gordon becomes youngest NASCAR driver to win Daytona 500 race
  • 2005  Kyoto Protocols global warming agreement goes into effect after Russian ratification puts number of signatories over the top

Lost and Found – February 16th Edition

What to remember about February 16th…

  • 1786  Future 5th President of the U.S. James Monroe marries Elizabeth Kortright despite her family lack of money
  • 1804  Navy Lieutenant Stephen Decatur and 80 volunteers enter Tripoli harbour in disguised vessel to board the captured USS Philadelphia; they retake and burn her to deny Muslim pirates the prize
  • 1862  General Ulysses S. Grant earns nickname “Unconditional Surrender” Grant with capture of Fort Donelson in Tennessee
  • 1920  Army Brigadier General Anna Mae Hays is born; 1st woman in the U.S. Military to be promoted to general officer rank
  • 1923  After more than 5 years searching, British archaeologist Howard Carter finally enters burial chamber of King Tutankhamen
  • 1959  Communist guerilla Fidel Castro sworn in as president of Cuba
  • 1960  Nuclear-powered submarine USS Triton leaves Groton, Connecticut to begin worlds 1st submerged circumnavigation of the globe
  • 1985  Sheik Ibrahim al-Amin issues manifesto of Hezbollah; Iranian-sponsored terrorist group is officially born after years of secrecy
  • 1997  25-year-old Jeff Gordon becomes youngest NASCAR driver to win Daytona 500 race
  • 2005  Kyoto Protocols global warming agreement goes into effect after Russian ratification puts number of signatories over the top

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

Lost and Found – February 16th Edition

What to remember about February 16th…

  • 1786  Future 5th President of the U.S. James Monroe marries Elizabeth Kortright despite her family lack of money
  • 1804  Navy Lieutenant Stephen Decatur and 80 volunteers enter Tripoli harbour in disguised vessel to board the captured USS Philadelphia; they retake and burn her to deny Muslim pirates the prize
  • 1862  General Ulysses S. Grant earns nickname “Unconditional Surrender” Grant with capture of Fort Donelson in Tennessee
  • 1920  Army Brigadier General Anna Mae Hays is born; 1st woman in the U.S. Military to be promoted to general officer rank
  • 1923  After more than 5 years searching, British archaeologist Howard Carter finally enters burial chamber of King Tutankhamen
  • 1959  Communist guerilla Fidel Castro sworn in as president of Cuba
  • 1960  Nuclear-powered submarine USS Triton leaves Groton, Connecticut to begin worlds 1st submerged circumnavigation of the globe
  • 1985  Sheik Ibrahim al-Amin issues manifesto of Hezbollah; Iranian-sponsored terrorist group is officially born after years of secrecy
  • 1997  25-year-old Jeff Gordon becomes youngest NASCAR driver to win Daytona 500 race
  • 2005  Kyoto Protocols global warming agreement goes into effect after Russian ratification puts number of signatories over the top

Lost and Found – February 16th Edition

What to remember about February 16th…

  • 1786  Future 5th President of the U.S. James Monroe marries Elizabeth Kortright despite her family lack of money
  • 1804  Navy Lieutenant Stephen Decatur and 80 volunteers enter Tripoli harbour in disguised vessel to board the captured USS Philadelphia; they retake and burn her to deny Muslim pirates the prize
  • 1862  General Ulysses S. Grant earns nickname “Unconditional Surrender” Grant with capture of Fort Donelson in Tennessee
  • 1920  Army Brigadier General Anna Mae Hays is born; 1st woman in the U.S. Military to be promoted to general officer rank
  • 1923  After more than 5 years searching, British archaeologist Howard Carter finally enters burial chamber of King Tutankhamen
  • 1959  Communist guerilla Fidel Castro sworn in as president of Cuba
  • 1960  Nuclear-powered submarine USS Triton leaves Groton, Connecticut to begin worlds 1st submerged circumnavigation of the globe
  • 1985  Sheik Ibrahim al-Amin issues manifesto of Hezbollah; Iranian-sponsored terrorist group is officially born after years of secrecy
  • 1997  25-year-old Jeff Gordon becomes youngest NASCAR driver to win Daytona 500 race
  • 2005  Kyoto Protocolsl global warming agreement goes into effect after Russian ratification puts number of signatories over the top

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  1st Lt. William Calley goes on trial for massacre at My Lai
    • 1973  Answering questions at a  press conference, 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

Lost and Found – September 13th Edition

What to remember about September 13th…

    • 1814  Francis Scott Key watches 25-hour bombardment of Ft. McHenry during War of 1812; writes poem that will become “The Star Spangled Banner
    • 1851  U.S. Amy physician Major Walter Reed is born; his discovery of transmission of Yellw Fever by mosquitos allowed completion of the Panama Canal
    • 1862  Union troops discover the Confederate battle plan for Antietam in trash of an evacuated campsite; General McClellan dawdles
    • 1922  Hottest day on record when the temperature at Al ‘Aziziyah, Libya reaches 136.0 °F (57.8 °C)
    • 1959  USSR reaches on the Moon with unmanned Luna 2 spacecraft
    • 1971  Prison riot at Attica, New York ends with 39 dead
    • 1993  Representatives of Israel and Palestine meet at the White House and sign “Declaration of Principles”; 1st agreement between the 2 sides towards ending their conflict
    • 1996  Hip hop star Tupac Shakur dies in a Las Vegas drive-by shooting

Fort Mchenry Flag at the Smithsonian