Continental Congress

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Name: Continental Congress
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

This Day In History, Oct 30, 1775: Naval committee established by Congress

Silas Deane was a Committee MemberOct 30, 1775: Navalcommittee established by CongressOn this day in 1775, the Continental Congress appoints sevenmembers to serve on an administrative naval committee tasked with theacquisition, outfitting and manning ... [Published Rocky Hill Patch - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Marine Corps Birthday Ball set for Nov. 8 in Audubon

LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Marine Corps will celebrate its 239th birthday this year. The Second Continental Congress passed the resolution that created the Marines on Nov. 10, 1775, and the Valley Forge Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold ... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

INNOVATIVE EDUCATOR: WMS teacher flips class to offer more interaction

RUSSIAVILLE – Desks covered in green paper imitating Independence Hall’s signature green tablecloths and a girl carrying a quill pen alongside her iPad revealed this was not a typical day in U.S. History class.Western Middle School teacher Kevin Pax sported ... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Revolutionary War-era Danvers cemetery faces uncertain future

DANVERS — Samuel Holten was such a zealous Revolutionary War-era patriot, and such a notable early American statesman, that the street where he lived and the cemetery where he lies still bear his name.But history has not been kind to Holten Street Cemetery. ... [Published Boston Globe - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Henningsen: The First Continental Congress

When the First Continental Congress adjourned on this date in 1774, America was in chaos. What might happen next was anyone’s guess.Responding to the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament imposed the “Intolerable Acts”, harsh laws intended to punish ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Historic City Tavern Reopens After Fire

A historic Philadelphia restaurant reopened at lunchtime Friday after a dumpster fire forced the eatery to close for a week."It was a huge task to get the repairs done quickly," said Walter Staib, chef of City Tavern located at 2nd and Walnut streets ... [Published NBC Philadelphia - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

History for October 20

History for October 20 - On-This-Day.com Bela Lugosi (Blasko) 1882, Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay) 1905, Will Rogers, Jr. 1912 Art Buchwald 1925, Mickey Mantle ( MLB ) 1931, Snoop Doggy Dogg (Calvin Broadus) 1971 1774 - The new Continental ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

United States Navy's birthday

Happy Birthday to the United States Navy.The Navy was born on October 13, 1775 when the Continental Congress authorized two armed vessels to search for British munition ships.Today, the Navy has nearly 300 ships, 3700 aircraft and more than 600,000 active-duty, ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 6 reports

Happy Birthday to the United States Navy

The United States Navy predates the Declaration of Independence: the Continental Congress established the Continental Navy on October 13, 1775. Today marks the 239th birthday of one of the United States of America’s most revered institutions.In the above ... [Published Military.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Today in U.S. Naval History: October 13

- Birthday of U.S. Navy. The Continental Congress establishes Continental Navy, later the U.S. Navy.1954 - USS Saipan begins relief and humanitarian aid to Haitians who were victims of Hurricane Hazel. The operation ended October 19.For more information ... [Published Marine Link - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Senior Military Service Sends Its Congratulations . . . .

. . . to the second-oldest US military service on the occasion of its 239th birthday.  Specifically:  Happy Birthday, US Navy.   The US Navy traces its origin to the establishment of the Continental Navy.  That occurred on Friday, 13 October 1775, in ... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Monday, October 13

Today is , the 286th day of 2014. There are 79 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1775 - The U.S. Navy is founded as the Continental Congress orders the construction of a naval fleet.1792 - The cornerstone of the Executive Mansion, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 06 2014]

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. . . to the second-oldest US military service on the occasion of its 239th birthday.  Specifically:  Happy Birthday, US Navy.   The US Navy traces its origin to the establishment of the Continental Navy.  That occurred on Friday, 13 October 1775, in ...
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