Tag Archive: history

Mar 17 2007

Today In History: Saint Patrick Dies

The longest-running Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in the U.S. are: * Boston, Massachusetts, since 1737 * New York City, since 1756 * Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1771 * Morristown, New Jersey, since 1780 * Buffalo, New York, since 1811 * Savannah, Georgia, since 1813 * Carbondale, Pennsylvania, since 1833 * Chicago, Illinois, since 1843 * New Haven, Connecticut, since 1845 * San Francisco, California, since 1852 * Scranton, Pennsylvania, since 1862 * Cleveland, Ohio, since 1867 * Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, since 1869 * Kansas City, Missouri, since 1873 * Butte, Montana, since 1882 On a side note, Irish Boston based band “Drop Kick Murphys” will be the headlining act for the Plymouth State University Spring Fling celebration on May 5, 2007 history, Patrick, saint, saint Patrick, saint Patrick’s day, today, saint Patrick’s day

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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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Apr 24 2006

Armenian Genocide – 91 Years Ago

I have all these stories that I want to share from my trip to Armenia, but I think that can be a post some other time 1915, April 24, Armenia, Armenian, Armenian Genocide, Family Killed, Genocide, Holocaust, Mt.

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