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Old 02-20-2012, 07:27 PM   #1
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Anybody know what today is the anniversary of?



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Old 02-20-2012, 07:36 PM   #2
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John Glenns trip?



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Old 02-20-2012, 07:38 PM   #3
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1792-The Postal Service Act regulates US post office department
1864-Confederacy defeats the Union at the Battle of Olustee
1919-Amir of Afghanistan is assasinated
1942-Pilot O'Hare becomes first American WWII flying ace
1962-an American orbits the Earth
1976-SEATO disbands
Oh, and it's Presidents Day.

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70 years ago today, japanese, italian, and german americans were rounded up and interned into camps. Before we say it could never happen here, remember that it already has.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_American_internment

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Very few, if any, German-Americans and Italian-Americans were "rounded up and interned into camps".

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70 years ago today, japanese, italian, and german americans were rounded up and interned into camps. Before we say it could never happen here, remember that it already has.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_American_internment
Good point.
And we were perhaps a stronger and more unified nation then! I wonder what our chances of preventing would be today!
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1792-The Postal Service Act regulates US post office department
1864-Confederacy defeats the Union at the Battle of Olustee
1919-Amir of Afghanistan is assasinated
1942-Pilot O'Hare becomes first American WWII flying ace
1962-an American orbits the Earth
1976-SEATO disbands
Oh, and it's Presidents Day.
Google FTW =)


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