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Lost and Found – December 19th Edition

What to remember about December 19th…

  • 1732  Benjamin Franklin first publishes Poor Richard’s Almanac
  • 1776  Thomas Paine published his American Crisis pamphlet to boost flagging Patriot morale:

“These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”

  • 1777  Continental Army enters its winter encampment at Valley Forge
  • 1828  Vice President John C. Calhoun submits his South Carolina Exposition and Protest to state legislature; argument for states rights and nullification of federal excesses
  • 1942  Adolf Hitler fires many top generals and appoints himself Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the German Army
  • 1972  Splashdown of Apollo 17 capsule in the Pacific marks end of program and last human visit to the Moon
  • 1984  Britain agrees to give sovereignty over Hong Kong to the Chinese government
  • 1998  House of Representatives approves 2 articles of impeachment against President Clinton; 1 each  for perjury and obstruction

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Lost and Found – December 28th Edition

What to remember about December 28th…

    • 1793  American patriot and author of Common Sense Thomas Paine is arrested for treason in France
    • 1832  John C. Calhoun resigns as vice-president to Andrew Jackson over states rights; 1st ever to step down from that office
    • 1846  Iowa is admitted to the Union as the 29th state
    • 1856  Future 28th President Woodrow Wilson is born in Staunton, Virginia (d. 1924)
    • 1922  American comic book writer Stan Lee is born in New York City; co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, Iron Man and more
    • 1941  Admiral Ben Moreell requests permission from Navy to form specialized construction battalions; will become known as “Seabees”
    • 1973  President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
    • 2000  After 128 years , retail giant Montgomery Ward announces that they are going out of business

Stan Lee’s 1st published work.

Lost and Found – December 19th Edition

What to remember about December 19th…

    • 1732  Benjamin Franklin first publishes Poor Richard’s Almanac
    • 1776  Thomas Paine published his American Crisis pamphlet to boost flagging Patriot morale:

“These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”

    • 1777  Continental Army enters its winter encampment at Valley Forge
    • 1828  Vice President John C. Calhoun submits his South Carolina Exposition and Protest to state legislature; argument for states rights and nullification of federal excesses
    • 1942  Adolf Hitler fires many top generals and appoints himself Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the German Army
    • 1972  Splashdown of Apollo 17 capsule in the Pacific marks end of program and last human visit to the Moon
    • 1984  Britain agrees to give sovereignty over Hong Kong to the Chinese government
    • 1998  House of Representatives approves 2 articles of impeachment against President Clinton; 1 each  for perjury and obstruction

Lost and Found – December 28th Edition

What to remember about December 28th…

  • 1793  American patriot and author of Common Sense Thomas Paine is arrested for treason in France
  • 1832  John C. Calhoun resigns as vice-president to Andrew Jackson over states rights; 1st ever to step down from that office
  • 1846  Iowa is admitted to the Union as the 29th state
  • 1856  Future 28th President Woodrow Wilson is born in Staunton, Virginia (d. 1924)
  • 1922  American comic book writer Stan Lee is born in New York City; co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, Iron Man and more
  • 1941  Admiral Ben Moreell requests permission from Navy to form specialized construction battalions; will become known as “Seabees”
  • 1973  President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
  • 2000  After 128 years , retail giant Montgomery Ward announces that they are going out of business

Stan Lee’s 1st published work.

Lost and Found – December 28th Edition

What to remember about December 28th…

  • 1793  American patriot and author of Common Sense Thomas Paine is arrested for treason in France
  • 1832  John C. Calhoun resigns as vice-president to Andrew Jackson over states rights; 1st ever to step down from that office
  • 1846  Iowa is admitted to the Union as the 29th state
  • 1856  Future 28th President Woodrow Wilson is born in Staunton, Virginia (d. 1924)
  • 1922  American comic book writer Stan Lee is born in New York City; co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, Iron Man and more
  • 1941  Admiral Ben Moreell requests permission from Navy to form specialized construction battalions; will become known as “Seabees”
  • 1973  President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
  • 2000  After 128 years , retail giant Montgomery Ward announces that they are going out of business

Stan Lee’s 1st published work.

Lost and Found – December 19th Edition

What to remember about December 19th…

  • 1732  Benjamin Franklin first publishes Poor Richard’s Almanac
  • 1776  Thomas Paine published his American Crisis pamphlet to boost flagging Patriot morale:

“These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”

  • 1777  Continental Army enters its winter encampment at Valley Forge
  • 1828  Vice President John C. Calhoun submits his South Carolina Exposition and Protest to state legislature; argument for states rights and nullification of federal excesses
  • 1942  Adolf Hitler fires many top generals and appoints himself Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the German Army
  • 1972  Splashdown of Apollo 17 capsule in the Pacific marks end of program and last human visit to the Moon
  • 1984  Britain agrees to give sovereignty over Hong Kong to the Chinese government
  • 1998  House of Representatives approves 2 articles of impeachment against President Clinton; 1 each  for perjury and obstruction

poor richards almanack

Lost and Found – December 28th Edition

What to remember about December 28th…

  • 1793  American patriot and author of Common Sense Thomas Paine is arrested for treason in France
  • 1832  John C. Calhoun resigns as vice-president to Andrew Jackson over states rights; 1st ever to step down from that office
  • 1846  Iowa is admitted to the Union as the 29th state
  • 1856  Future 28th President Woodrow Wilson is born in Staunton, Virginia (d. 1924)
  • 1922  American comic book writer Stan Lee is born in New York City; co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, Iron Man and more
  • 1941  Admiral Ben Moreell requests permission from Navy to form specialized construction battalions; will become known as “Seabees”
  • 1973  President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
  • 2000  After 128 years , retail giant Montgomery Ward announces that they are going out of business

Stan Lee’s 1st published work.

Lost and Found – December 19th Edition

What to remember about December 19th…

  • 1732  Benjamin Franklin first publishes Poor Richard’s Almanac
  • 1776  Thomas Paine published his American Crisis pamphlet to boost flagging Patriot morale:

“These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”

  • 1777  Continental Army enters its winter encampment at Valley Forge
  • 1828  Vice President John C. Calhoun submits his South Carolina Exposition and Protest to state legislature; argument for states rights and nullification of federal excesses
  • 1942  Adolf Hitler fires many top generals and appoints himself Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the German Army
  • 1972  Splashdown of Apollo 17 capsule in the Pacific marks end of program and last human visit to the Moon
  • 1984  Britain agrees to give sovereignty over Hong Kong to the Chinese government
  • 1998  House of Representatives approves 2 articles of impeachment against President Clinton; 1 each  for perjury and obstruction

poor richards almanack

Lost and Found – December 28th Edition

What to remember about December 28th…

    • 1793  American patriot and author of Common Sense Thomas Paine is arrested for treason in France
    • 1832  John C. Calhoun resigns as vice-president to Andrew Jackson over states rights; 1st ever to step down from that office
    • 1846  Iowa is admitted to the Union as the 29th state
    • 1856  Future 28th President Woodrow Wilson is born in Staunton, Virginia (d. 1924)
    • 1922  American comic book writer Stan Lee is born in New York City; co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, Iron Man and more
    • 1941  Admiral Ben Moreell requests permission from Navy to form specialized construction battalions; will become known as “Seabees”
    • 1973  President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
    • 2000  After 128 years , retail giant Montgomery Ward announces that they are going out of business

Stan Lee's 1st published work.

Lost and Found – December 19th Edition

What to remember about December 19th…

    • 1732  Benjamin Franklin first publishes Poor Richard’s Almanac
    • 1776  Thomas Paine published his American Crisis pamphlet to boost flagging Patriot morale:

“These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”

    • 1777  Continental Army enters its winter encampment at Valley Forge
    • 1828  Vice President John C. Calhoun submits his South Carolina Exposition and Protest to state legislature; argument for states rights and nullification of federal excesses
    • 1942  Adolf Hitler fires many top generals and appoints himself Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the German Army
    • 1972  Splashdown of Apollo 17 capsule in the Pacific marks end of program and last human visit to the Moon
    • 1984  Britain agrees to give sovereignty over Hong Kong to the Chinese government
    • 1998  House of Representatives approves 2 articles of impeachment against President Clinton; 1 each  for perjury and obstruction