Tag Archive: Britain

Jan 24 2007

This Day In History: Robert Baden-Powell begins Boy Scouts

On January 24, 1908, the Boy Scouts movement begins in England with the publication of the first installment of Robert Baden-Powell’s Scouting for Boys. 1908, Baden-Powell, Boy Scouts, Eagle Scout, history, Robert baden-Powell, scouting

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Dec 16 2006

Today in History: Boston Tea Party

Erikson records in his book “Gandhi’s Truths” that when Mahatma Gandhi met with the British viceroy in 1930 after the Indian salt protest campaign, Gandhi took some duty-free salt from his shawl and said, with a smile, that the salt was “to remind us of the famous Boston Tea Party.” 13 colonies, boston, boston harbor, boston tea party, colonies, history, king george III, Samuel adams, tea, united states

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