Museum-Historic Events Of The Month



FEBRUARY,  2019



FEBRUARY 12, 1809 ABRAHAM LINCOLN BORN 




FEBRUARY 22, 1732   GEORGE WASHINGTON BORN   



FEBRUARY 14, 1849  Mathew Brady took the  first portrait of a U.S. President in office.     The underrated, but great, James K. Polk




FEBRUARY 3, 2019 SUPER BOWL SUNDAY 




FEBRUARY 14,  ST. VALENTINE'S DAY



BLACK HISTORY MONTH


MARCH



March 12, 1888 The Blizzard Of 1888



       

   Albert Einstein Born March 14, 1879

        


  Alexander Graham Bell Born March 13, 1847



           

Johann Sebastian Bach Born March 21, 1685


       

Harry Houdini Born March 24, 1874



      "The flag of the United States deployed on the surface of the moon" 

"The Star-Spangled Banner" was recognized for official use by the United States Navy in 1889, and by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, and was made the national anthem by a congressional resolution on March 3, 1931 which was signed by President Herbert Hoover.

                                       

                                                                                                                                                                

APRIL




  Emile Zola Born  April 2, 1840


 

April 6, 1896.  After a brief lull of merely 1500 years, the first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece

                                                                    


Thomas Jefferson Born April 13, 1743

"In God We Trust" was included on all newly minted US coins starting on  April 22, 1864




Charlie Chaplin Born April 16, 1889


                

William Shakespeare born April 23, 1564 (Two Gentlemen Of Verona)

     

Samuel F.B. Morse, father of American Photography and the 


George Washington was inaugurated as the first American President                         
April 30, 1789     


   The State Of Israel Was Established. April 30, 1948   

 Chaim Weizmann was  elected its first  president