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Lost and Found – October 28th Edition

What to remember about October 28th…

  • 1775  British Major General Howe issues proclamation forbidding residents from leaving the city
  • 1818  Abigail Adams, First Lady and wife of President John Adams dies in Quincy, Massachusetts (b. 1744)
  • 1886  President Grover Cleveland dedicates Statue of Liberty
  • 1918  Sailors of the German High Seas Fleet mutiny instead of attack British fleet with armistice in the works
  • 1922  Benito Mussolini leads Italian fascists in March on Rome; takes over the Italian government
  • 1929  Black Monday stock market crash
  • 1962  Cuban Missile Crisis ends as Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove Russian missiles from the island
  • 1965  In St. Louis, Missouri the 630-foot Gateway Arch portion of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is completed
  • 1971  Britain launches Prospero; it is their 1st satellite
  • 2005  Iran launches its 1st satellite in joint effort with Russia

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Lost and Found – August 10th Edition

What to remember about August 10th…

  • 1776  Declaration of Independence arrives in England
  • 1821  Missouri enters the Union as 24th state
  • 1846  President James Polk signs the Smithsonian Institution Act; created with money gifted by English scientist James Smithson
  • 1874  Herbert Hoover is born in West Branch, Iowa (d. 1964); he will become the 31st President of the United States
  • 1877  Presbyterian missionary Amanda McFarland is first white women to settle in Ft.Wrangle, Alaska; takes charge of school
  • 1945  Japan sends word to Allies that they will surrender with one condition – Emperor Hirohito must remain the hereditary monarch
  • 1961  Agent Orange used for the 1st time by the U.S. in Vietnam
  • 1969  Manson cult members continue killing spree with murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca
  • 1977  New York City police arrest David Berkowitz for “Son of Sam” murders
  • 1988  President Reagan signs act authorizing compensation for Japanese Americans interred or relocated during WWII
  • 1995  Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh indicted for Oklahoma City Bombing; Michael Fortier makes a deal and testifies against them
  • 2011  China begins sea-trials of their 1st aircraft carrier ex-Varyag

Lost and Found – March 31st Edition

What to remember about March 31st…

  • 1492  Royal edict in Spain declares that all Jews unwilling to convert to Christianity will be expelled from the country
  • 1776  Abigail Adams writes to her husband to urge that Continental Congress “remember the ladies” when writing their Declaration of Independence; urges recognition of rights of women
  • 1854  Commodore Perry signs Treaty of Kanagawa with Japanese government opening ports to American trade and establishment of U.S. Consulate
  • 1889  Dedication ceremony for the Eiffel Tower in Paris; built in honor of the centenary of the French Revolution
  • 1917  U.S. government purchases islands of Dutch West Indies for $25 million; remains American territory called U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 1959  14th Dalai Lama flees communist China and is granted asylum in India
  • 1985  In Madison Square Gardens in New York City, WWE holds the first WrestleMania event
  • 1991  Soviet military commanders relinquish command of allied forces; Warsaw Pact dissolves after 36 years
  • 1992  America’s last active battleship the USS Missouri is decommissioned
  • 2005  Terri Schaivo dies 13 days after feeding tube is removed; after 15 years in a vegetative state, SCOTUS allows medical treatment to end

Lost and Found – March 31st Edition

What to remember about March 31st…

  • 1492  Royal edict in Spain declares that all Jews unwilling to convert to Christianity will be expelled from the country
  • 1776  Abigail Adams writes to her husband to urge that Continental Congress “remember the ladies” when writing their Declaration od Independence; urges recognition of rights of women
  • 1854  Commodore Perry signs Treaty of Kanagawa with Japanese government opening ports to American trade and establishment of U.S. Consulate
  • 1889  Dedication ceremony for the Eiffel Tower in Paris; built in honor of the centenary of the French Revolution
  • 1917  U.S. government purchases islands of Dutch West Indies for $25 million; remains American territory called U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 1959  14th Dalai Lama flees communist China and is granted asylum in India
  • 1985  In Madison Square Gardens in New York City, WWE holds the first WrestleMania event
  • 1991  Soviet military commanders relinquish command of allied forces; Warsaw Pact dissolves after 36 years
  • 1992  America’s last active battleship the USS Missouri is decommissioned
  • 2005  Terri Schaivo dies 13 days after feeding tube is removed; after 15 years in a vegetative state, SCOTUS allows medical treatment to end

Lost and Found – October 28th Edition

What to remember about October 28th…

  • 1775  British Major General Howe issues proclamation forbidding residents from leaving the city
  • 1818  Abigail Adams, First Lady and wife of President John Adams dies in Quincy, Massachusetts (b. 1744)
  • 1886  President Grover Cleveland dedicates Statue of Liberty
  • 1918  Sailors of the German High Seas Fleet mutiny instead of attack British fleet with armistice in the works
  • 1922  Benito Mussolini leads Italian fascists in March on Rome; takes over the Italian government
  • 1929  Black Monday stock market crash
  • 1962  Cuban Missile Crisis ends as Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove Russian missiles from the island
  • 1965  In St. Louis, Missouri the 630-foot Gateway Arch portion of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is completed
  • 1971  Britain launches Prospero; it is their 1st satellite
  • 2005  Iran launches its 1st satellite in joint effort with Russia

Lost and Found – August 10th Edition

What to remember about August 10th…

  • 1776  Declaration of Independence arrives in England
  • 1821  Missouri enters the Union as 24th state
  • 1846  President James Polk signs the Smithsonian Institution Act; created with money gifted by English scientist James Smithson
  • 1874  Herbert Hoover is born in West Branch, Iowa (d. 1964); he will become the 31st President of the United States
  • 1877  Presbyterian missionary Amanda McFarland is first white women to settle in Ft.Wrangle, Alaska; takes charge of school
  • 1945  Japan sends word to Allies that they will surrender with one condition – Emperor Hirohito must remain the hereditary monarch
  • 1961  Agent Orange used for the 1st time by the U.S. in Vietnam
  • 1969  Manson cult members continue killing spree with murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca
  • 1977  New York City police arrest David Berkowitz for “Son of Sam” murders
  • 1988  President Reagan signs act authorizing compensation for Japanese Americans interred or relocated during WWII
  • 1995  Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh indicted for Oklahoma City Bombing; Michael Fortier makes a deal and testifies against them
  • 2011  China begins sea-trials of their 1st aircraft carrier ex-Varyag

Lost and Found – March 31st Edition

What to remember about March 31st…

  • 1492  Royal edict in Spain declares that all Jews unwilling to convert to Christianity will be expelled from the country
  • 1776  Abigail Adams writes to her husband to urge that Continental Congress “remember the ladies” when writing their Declaration od Independence; urges recognition of rights of women
  • 1854  Commodore Perry signs Treaty of Kanagawa with Japanese government opening ports to American trade and establishment of U.S. Consulate
  • 1889  Dedication ceremony for the Eiffel Tower in Paris; built in honor of the centenary of the French Revolution
  • 1917  U.S. government purchases islands of Dutch West Indies for $25 million; remains American territory called U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 1959  14th Dalai Lama flees communist China and is granted asylum in India
  • 1985  In Madison Square Gardens in New York City, WWE holds the first WrestleMania event
  • 1991  Soviet military commanders relinquish command of allied forces; Warsaw Pact dissolves after 36 years
  • 1992  America’s last active battleship the USS Missouri is decommissioned
  • 2005  Terri Schaivo dies 13 days after feeding tube is removed; after 15 years in a vegetative state, SCOTUS allows medical treatment to end