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Lost and Found – November 8th Edition

What to remember about November 8th…

    • 1889  Montana is admitted as 41st state in the Union
    • 1900  American journalist and author Margaret Mitchell is born in Atlanta, Georgia; most famous for “Gone With The Wind
    • 1923  Adolf Hitler attempts to seize power for the 1st time with Beer Hall Putsch in Munich; he will spend 5 years in prison
    • 1939  Hitler survives assassination attempt; blames British spies
    • 1942  Allied forces land in North Africa for Operation Torch
    • 1950  American pilot Lt. Russell J. Brown shoots down 2 North Korean MiG-15 fighters; first jet-to-jet dogfight in history
    • 1965  Army medic Lawrence Joel earns Medal of Honor for aiding his comrades though he had been wounded twice himself
    • 1966  Ronald Reagan is elected governor of California
    • 1974  Serial killer Ted Bundy botches kidnapping of Carol DaRonch in Utah; later he is arrested for attack but escapes from jail
    • 2000  Statewide recount begins in Florida to decide 2000 U.S. presidential election
    • UPDATE:  2016  Donald John Trump (R) defeats Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) becoming the 45th President of the United States

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Lost and Found – June 7th Edition

What to remember about June 7th…

  • 1776  At Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduces resolution for independence; John Adams seconds the motion
  • 1863  Rebel effort to relieve siege of Vicksburg fails at Battle of Milliken’s Bend despite severe losses amongst new African-American regiments
  • 1917  In Battle of Messines Ridge, British forces detonate over 1 million pounds of explosives in tunnels under German positions to end stalemate
  • 1929  Vatican City becomes sovereign state with signing of Lateran Treaty
  • 1939  King George VI becomes 1st British monarch to visit the U.S.; entering at Niagara Falls he goes on to visit New York and Washington, D.C.
  • 1942  Fierce fighting that began June 4th ends today with U.S. victory over Imperial Japanese Navy at Battle of Midway
  • 1965  SCOTUS rules in Griswold v. Connecticut that “penumbras” and “emanations” of other constitutional protections constitute a right to privacy; lays groundwork for result of 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion ruling
  • 1965  NASA’s Gemini IV mission ends after 1st successful American space walk
  • 1966  Former Democrat and actor Ronald Reagan is elected as Governor of California; later elected 40th President of the United States
  • 1967  Israeli paratroopers enter and capture Jerusalem ahead of U.N. cease-fire in Six-Day War; Bethlehem also liberated
  • 1981  Israeli Air Force conducts Operation Opera destroying Iraqi Osiraq nuclear power plant and weapons facility
  • 1998  3 white supremacists in Texas drag James Byrd, Jr. to death behind their pickup truck; attack leads to “hate crime” legislation in U.S.
  • 2008  Senator Hillary Clinton D-NY) formally ends her presidential campaign and endorses Barack Hussein Obama II

Lost and Found – January 27th Edition

What to remember about January 27th…

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • 1756  Musical prodigy and composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born in Austria (d. 1791)
  • 1776  Expedition of Colonel Henry Knox finishes 3-month trek through frozen countryside with 60-tons of captured British artillery
  • 1785  Georgia incorporates 1st state-funded university; it is first named Franklin College and will become University of Georgia
  • 1862  President Lincoln attempts to command Union forces into action by issuing General War Order No. 1; finds tactics better left to the soldiers
  • 1888  33 explorers, geographers, scientists, soldiers, and teachers meet in Washington, D.C. to found the National Geographic Society
  • 1939  1st flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter-bomber
  • 1943  Over 90 bombers strike U-Boat construction yards; first attack by American aircraft on Germany
  • 1967  Fire aboard NASA’s Apollo 1 spacecraft during simulation kills astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chafee
  • 1973  Paris Peace Accords are signed; President Nixon’s promise fulfilled as American participation in Vietnam War officially ends
  • 1998  First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton appears on “Today” show and declares “vast right-wing conspiracy” behind her husband’s impeachment

Lost and Found – October 11th Edition

What to remember about October 11th…

  • 1779  Polish noble and general in the Continental Army Casimir Pulaski dies from wounds after Battle of Savannah
  • 1809  Meriwether Lewis dies under suspicious circumstances along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee
  • 1890  Daughters of the American Revolution organization is founded in Washington, D.C.
  • 1910  Former President Theodore Roosevelt becomes 1st U.S. President to fly in an airplane; plane built by the Wright brothers and flown by Arch Hoxsey in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1958  Pioneer 1 is 1st spacecraft launched by NASA
  • 1975  Future president Bill Clinton marries Hillary Rodham
  • 1975  Saturday Night Live comedy show premiers on NBC
  • 2000  Space Shuttle Discovery heads into orbit; begins NASA’s 100th shuttle mission
  • 2002  Former president Jimmy Carter is awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • 2008  Luc Costermans sets new land speed record for un-sighted (blind) drivers; reaches 192 mph in a Lamborghini Gallardo

Lost and Found – June 7th Edition

What to remember about June 7th…

  • 1776  At Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduces resolution for independence; John Adams seconds the motion
  • 1863  Rebel effort to relieve siege of Vicksburg fails at Battle of Milliken’s Bend despite severe losses amongst new African-American regiments
  • 1917  In Battle of Messines Ridge, British forces detonate over 1 million pounds of explosives in tunnels under German positions to end stalemate
  • 1929  Vatican City becomes sovereign state with signing of Lateran Treaty
  • 1939  King George VI becomes 1st British monarch to visit the U.S.; entering at Niagara Falls he goes on to visit New York and Washington, D.C.
  • 1942  Fierce fighting that began June 4th ends today with U.S. victory over Imperial Japanese Navy at Battle of Midway
  • 1965  SCOTUS rules in Griswold v. Connecticut that “penumbras” and “emanations” of other constitutional protections constitute a right to privacy; lays groundwork for result of 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion ruling
  • 1965  NASA’s Gemini IV mission ends after 1st successful American space walk
  • 1966  Former Democrat and actor Ronald Reagan is elected as Governor of California; later elected 40th President of the United States
  • 1967  Israeli paratroopers enter and capture Jerusalem ahead of U.N. cease-fire in Six-Day War; Bethlehem also liberated
  • 1981  Israeli Air Force conducts Operation Opera destroying Iraqi Osiraq nuclear power plant and weapons facility
  • 1998  3 white supremacists in Texas drag James Byrd, Jr. to death behind their pickup truck; attack leads to “hate crime” legislation in U.S.
  • 2008  Senator Hillary Clinton D-NY) formally ends her presidential campaign and endorses Barack Hussein Obama II

Lost and Found – January 27th Edition

What to remember about January 27th…

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • 1756  Musical prodigy and composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born in Austria (d. 1791)
  • 1776  Expedition of Colonel Henry Knox finishes 3-month trek through frozen countryside with 60-tons of captured British artillery
  • 1785  Georgia incorporates 1st state-funded university; it is first named Franklin College and will become University of Georgia
  • 1862  President Lincoln attempts to command Union forces into action by issuing General War Order No. 1; finds tactics better left to the soldiers
  • 1888  33 explorers, geographers, scientists, soldiers, and teachers meet in Washington, D.C. to found the National Geographic Society
  • 1939  1st flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter-bomber
  • 1943  Over 90 bombers strike U-Boat construction yards; first attack by American aircraft on Germany
  • 1967  Fire aboard NASA’s Apollo 1 spacecraft during simulation kills astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chafee
  • 1973  Paris Peace Accords are signed; President Nixon’s promise fulfilled as American participation in Vietnam War officially ends
  • 1998  First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton appears on “Today” show and declares “vast right-wing conspiracy” behind her husband’s impeachment

Lost and Found – November 7th Edition

What to remember about November 7th…

  • 1811  Surprise attack by Native American Confederation is repulsed by forces of Indiana Territory led by future President William Henry Harrison at Battle of Tippecanoe
  • 1872  “Ghost ship” Mary Celeste sets sail from New York; she will be found deserted at sea still under sail on December 4
  • 1874  Cartoon in Harper’s Weekly by Thomas Nast is 1st use of the elephant as a symbol for the Republican Party (pic below)
  • 1916  Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes 1st woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives
  • 1917  British forces defeat forces of Ottoman Empire at 3rd Battle of Gaza taking control of the province
  • 1917  Bolshevik revolutionaries overthrow Kerensky’s provisional government; Leninists come to power in Russian Revolution
  • 1944  Franklin D. Roosevelt wins 4th term as president
  • 1962  Former First Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt dies in New York (b. 1884)
  • 1973  Congress overrides President Nixon’s veto of War Powers Resolution
  • 1980 Hollywood leading man Steve McQueen dies of mesothelioma; cancer may have come from asbestos in his racing suits
  • 1983  Bomb detonated inside U.S. Senate by May 19th Communist Movement to protest policies of the government
  • 1991  NBA star Magic Johnson announces he is infected with HIV and will be retiring from basketball
  • 2000  Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes 1st former First Lady to win election to public office; becomes U.S. Senator representing New York

Lost and Found – October 11th Edition

What to remember about October 11th…

  • 1779  Polish noble and general in the Continental Army Casimir Pulaski dies from wounds after Battle of Savannah
  • 1809  Meriwether Lewis dies under suspicious circumstances along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee
  • 1890  Daughters of the American Revolution organization is founded in Washington, D.C.
  • 1910  Former President Theodore Roosevelt becomes 1st U.S. President to fly in an airplane; plane built by the Wright brothers and flown by Arch Hoxsey in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1958  Pioneer 1 is 1st spacecraft launched by NASA
  • 1975  Future president Bill Clinton marries Hillary Rodham
  • 1975  Saturday Night Live comedy show premiers on NBC
  • 2000  Space Shuttle Discovery heads into orbit; begins NASA’s 100th shuttle mission
  • 2002  Former president Jimmy Carter is awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • 2008  Luc Costermans sets new land speed record for un-sighted (blind) drivers; reaches 192 mph in a Lamborghini Gallardo

Germany Gets One Right

At recent annual carnival parades in Germany, American politics were front and center…

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Lost and Found – January 27th Edition

What to remember about January 27th…

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • 1756  Musical prodigy and composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born in Austria (d. 1791)
  • 1776  Expedition of Colonel Henry Knox finishes 3-month trek through frozen countryside with 60-tons of captured British artillery
  • 1785  Georgia incorporates 1st state-funded university; it is first named Franklin College and will become University of Georgia
  • 1862  President Lincoln attempts to command Union forces into action by issuing General War Order No. 1; finds tactics better left to the soldiers
  • 1888  33 explorers, geographers, scientists, soldiers, and teachers meet in Washington, D.C. to found the National Geographic Society
  • 1939  1st flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter-bomber
  • 1943  Over 90 bombers strike U-Boat construction yards; first attack by American aircraft on Germany
  • 1967  Fire aboard NASA’s Apollo 1 spacecraft during simulation kills astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chafee
  • 1973  Paris Peace Accords are signed; President Nixon’s promise fulfilled as American participation in Vietnam War officially ends
  • 1998  First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton appears on “Today” show and declares “vast right-wing conspiracy” behind her husband’s impeachment