Dates in History

January
1st – U.S. Navy SEALs established (1962)
26th – Death of Rev. Peter Marshall (1949)
27th – Abraham Lincoln’s “Lyceum Address” (1838)

February
3rd – Sinking of the SS Dorchester (1943)
6th – Birth of Ronald Reagan (1911)
8th – Founding of the Boy Scouts of America (1910)
10th – Death of Laura Ingalls Wilder (1957)
28th – Death of Richard Stockton (1781)

March
16th – U.S.M.A. West Point established (1802)

April
1st – U.S. Air Force Academy established (1954)
6th- The U.S. enters World War I (1917)
18th – The Doolittle Raid (1942)

May

June
5th – Death of Ronald Reagan (2004)
6th – D-Day (1944): Lt. Col. Wolverton’s D-Day Prayer, The Boys of Pointe du Hoc
14th – U.S. Army established (1775)
14th – Congress adopts “The Stars and Stripes” as the flag of the United States (1777): You’re A Grand Old Flag, The Birthday of the Stars and Stripes
19th – U.S. Army Special Forces established (1952)

July
4th – Independence Day (1776): A Sermon on the Anniversary of the Independence of America, America the Beautiful
15th – Death of Gen. John Pershing (1948)

August
2nd – Signing of the Declaration of Independence (1776)
4th – U.S. Coast Guard established (1790)
25th – Establishment of the National Park Service (1916)

September
2nd – V-J Day (1945)
11th – Patriot Day (2001): 15 Years Later, Have You Forgotten?, Remembering September 11th: The Pentagon
14th – Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner (1814)
17th – Signing of the United States Constitution (1787)
18th – U.S. Air Force established (1947)
19th – George Washington’s Farewell Address (1796)

October
2nd – Death of Samuel Adams (1803)
10th – U.S. Naval Academy established (1845)
13th – U.S. Navy established (1775)
19th – John Jay sworn in as America’s first Chief Justice (1789)
28th – Death of Abigail Adams (1818)
31st – Beginning of the Protestant Reformation (1517)

November
15th – Death of John Witherspoon (1794)

December
7th – Pearl Harbor Day (1941): 75th Anniversary, “Remember Pearl Harbor!”
14th – Death of George Washington (1799)

 

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