Monthly Archives: July 2013

Lincoln on Mars

Do you think Abraham Lincoln ever imagined his image would be traveling around on Mars? Lincoln on Mars…It all began on July 29, 1958 when the US Congress passed legislation to establish the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  President Dwight … Continue reading

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Please Mr. Postman

Did you know the US Postal System was born on July 26, 1775?  Ben Franklin was the first postmaster general.  He served that title under the United Colonies until he went to France in late 1776 as a diplomat.  Franklin … Continue reading

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Nominated For Third Term

Germany invaded France and captured Paris which lead FDR to accept the nomination for President of United States on July 18, 1940.  Franklin D. Roosevelt won the election and began his third term in office. FDR thought it was his … Continue reading

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And The Liberty Bell Rang

The Declaration of Independence was delivered to the Pennsylvania State House on July 8, 1776 and thus the Liberty Bell rang for the first time in the newly formed nation.  Today, some historians doubt  the bell actually rang that day. … Continue reading

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Ike and Mamie

Dwight David Eisenhower married Mamie Geneva Doud on July 1, 1916 in Denver, Colorado.  Together they achieved the American Dream and cemented their names in American history.  The 19-year-old pianist married the 25-year-old West Point graduate after meeting in San … Continue reading

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