The Events of November

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The month of November is known for many things.  It is the month of memories and celebrations:  Veteran’s Day (the 11th) and Thanksgiving (the 4th Thursday) and the opening of the Vietnam War Memorial (1982) come to mind.  It is … Continued

The Events of May

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In looking at the events of the month of May, I was struck once again at the incredible variety of significant items that have taken place during that month.  Interestingly enough, they include the following and many more: 1519 – … Continued

The Events of October

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The month of October has always held special interest because the last day of the month is Halloween.  That day alone conjures up images of fun and craziness and trick or treating.  However, there were many other events that took … Continued

The Events of March

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As we look at the events of history that took place during the month of March, it is amazing to know of the prominent events and the not so prominent events that have greatly impacted our lives.  The prominent events … Continued

The Events of August

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The month of August reminds us that summer still has a ways to go.  Many events have taken place during the month of August that dramatically have impacted American and world history.  Some of those events include: 1492 – Columbus … Continued

The Events of June

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Any time you review the events of a specific month, an array of known and unknown subjects come up.  Such is true when looking at the month of June.  We have well known holidays, such as Flag Day on the … Continued

The Events of February

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During the month of February, as we celebrate the beginning of a new year, there are many other events of note that also take place.  Some are well known, such as Valentine’s Day and many are quite obscure, such as … Continued