Sunday, September 10

Great things that happened on September 10th!

Thought I would share with you some great things... big and small that happened on September the 10th...

General Interest
1608 : Smith to lead Jamestown
1813 : The Battle of Lake Erie
1977 : The guillotine falls silent

American Revolution
1776 : Nathan Hale volunteers to spy behind British lines

1897 : First DWI arrest is made
1921 : Ayus Autobahn opens

1942 : FDR mandates gas rationing

Civil War
1861 : Engagement at Carnifex Ferry

Cold War
1989 : Hungary allows East Germans refugees to leave

1977 : Serial-killing couple meets

1976 : Jets collide over Zagreb

1933 : Jimmy Durante's radio show debuts
1993 : X-Files premieres
1993 : Final episode of Late Night with David Letterman

1941 : Stephen Jay Gould is born

Old West
1881 : Tensions grow in Tombstone, Arizona, after a stage coach robbery

1833 : Andrew Jackson shuts down Second Bank of the U.S.

Vietnam War
1963 : President Kennedy gets mixed signals
1964 : President Johnson sends signal to both North and South Vietnamese

Wall Street
1833 : Battle over the Bank
1984 : Mondale falls short
1992 : Tax cut proposal falls short

World War I
1919 : New York City parade honors U.S. soldiers from World War I

World War II
1940 : British War Cabinet reacts to the Blitz in kind

Phoenix, Arizona
1979 : Rebecca Lynne Dewey was born


Kat said...

Well Happy Birthday!!!!! This is a banner day then - my Heidi shares a birthday with you - she is sweet 16 today! :-)

Pam said...

Happy Birthday!

Mel said...

Happy (now belated) Birthday!