March 14 When History Was Made

CULTUREIFY March 14 When History Was Made 1780 – Spanish forces captured Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana. 1794 – Eli Whitney was granted a patent for the cotton gin. 1900 – The...

March 13 When History Was Made

CULTUREIFY March 13 When History Was Made 1639 – Harvard College was named after clergyman John Harvard. 1781 – William Herschel discovered Uranus. 1862 – The United States federal government forbidden all Union army officers from returning fugitive slaves, thus...

March 12 When History Was Made

CULTUREIFY March 12 When History Was Made 1864 – American Civil War: The Red River Campaign begins as a US Navy fleet of 13 Ironclads and 7 Gunboats and other support ships enter the Red River 1894 – Coca-Cola is bottled and sold for the first time in Vicksburg,...

March 10 When History Was Made

CULTUREIFY March 10 When History Was Made 1804 – In St. Louis, Missouri, a formal ceremony was conducted to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from France to the United States. 1848 – The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was ratified by the United States Senate,...

March 8 When History Was Made

CULTUREIFY March 8 When History Was Made 1655 – John Casor became the first legal slave in England’s North American colonies where a crime wasn’t committed. 1775 – An anonymous writer, thought by some to be Thomas Paine, published “African Slavery in...

March 3 When History Was Made

March 3 When History Was Made CULTUREIFY 1776 – The first amphibious landing of the United States Marine Corps began the Battle of Nassau. 1779 – The Continental Army was routed at the Battle of Brier Creek near Savannah, Georgia. 1820 – The United States Congress...

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