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February 9th in  History

February 9th in History

on February 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 325 days remaining until the end of the year (326 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anne Catherine Emmerich Ansbert of Rouen Apollonia Maron (Lebanon) Teilo (Wales) February 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Clean Monday can fall, while March 15 is […]

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The USS Constellation

The USS Constellation

on February 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

The USS Constellation captured the French L’Insurgente in a single-ship action between the frigates on 9 February 1799. The previous year, French privateering attacks against American vessels had led to the undeclared Quasi-War. Four US naval squadrons were sent to the Caribbean with orders to seize armed French vessels and prevent attacks on American ships. The squadron under Commodore Thomas […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer Boy Scouts -from “Morally Straight” to “Transgendered”

American Minute with Bill Federer Boy Scouts -from “Morally Straight” to “Transgendered”

on February 8, 2020, 7:10 AM / in History

Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later, the Boys Scouts of America was incorporated, FEBRUARY 8, 1910. Robert Baden-Powellwas educated at Charterhouse, London, and joined the English hussars in 1876. As a soldier for in British Empire, which was the largest empire in world history, Robert Baden-Powell served in India, Afghanistan, and South Africa. […]

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February 8th in History

February 8th in History

on February 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 326 days remaining until the end of the year (327 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Cuthmann of Steyning Jerome Emiliani Josephine Bakhita Juventius of Pavia Meingold of Huy Stephen of Muret February 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Feast of Orthodoxy […]

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“America needs God more than God needs America,” Reagan stated, “If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under.”

“America needs God more than God needs America,” Reagan stated, “If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under.”

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Ronald Reagan was born FEBRUARY 6, 1911. A graduate of Eureka College, IL, 1932, he worked as a life guard and then announced for radio stations in Iowa. He became a sports announcer for Chicago Cubs baseball games and traveled with the team. While with the Cubs in California, Ronald Reagan auditioned with Warner Brothers, landing a contract doing “B […]

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Quote for Today

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“The ingredients which constitute energy in the Executive are, first, unity…” Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 70

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“I am a black, dyed in the wool Republican,” wrote Frederick Douglass, “and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom.”

“I am a black, dyed in the wool Republican,” wrote Frederick Douglass, “and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom.”

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Frederick Douglass was born Frederick “Baily” on a Maryland plantation around FEBRUARY 7, 1817, though no accurate records exist, as he was a slave. He later chose the birth date of February 14 as he remembered his mother calling him her “little valentine.” He never saw his mother in the daylight, as he was separated from her as an infant. He […]

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Johnson Creek (Willamette River)

Johnson Creek (Willamette River)

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Johnson Creek is a 25-mile (40 km) tributary of the Willamette River in the Portland metropolitan area of the U.S. state of Oregon. Part of the drainage basin of the Columbia River, its watershed covers 54 square miles (140 km2) of mostly urban land occupied by about 180,000 people. The creek flows generally west from the foothills of the Cascade Range through sediments […]

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February 7th in History

February 7th in History

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 327 days remaining until the end of the year (328 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Richard the Pilgrim Blessed Eugénie Smet Blessed Pope Pius IX Chrysolius Egidio Maria of Saint Joseph Colette of Corbie February 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian […]

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Retiring Old Glory

Retiring Old Glory

on February 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag, and the old flag should be “retired” with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation’s flag. The traditional method of retirement is to incinerate the flag, but this does not mean that one should simply […]

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