Tag: United States

  • 26th Amendment Ratified

    26th Amendment Ratified

    July 5, 1971, the 26th Amendment was officially ratified in the United States.

  • US Declares War (1812)

    US Declares War (1812)

    June 18, 1812, the United States declared war on Great Britain.

  • Supreme Court Justice Fortas Resigns

    May 15, 1964, Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas resigned under threat of impeachment.

  • Wilson and the Zimmerman Telegraph

    Wilson and the Zimmerman Telegraph

    February 24, 1917, President Wilson is informed about the Zimmerman Telegraph.

  • FDR’s Fourth Innauguration

    FDR’s Fourth Innauguration

    January 20, 1945, President Franklin Roosevelt was sworn in for a fourth term.

  • Ellis Island Closed

    Ellis Island Closed

    November 12, 1954, Ellis Island closed its doors.

  • Burgoyne Surrenders

    Burgoyne Surrenders

    October 17, 1777, General John Burgoyne surrendered after the Second Battle of Saratoga.

  • White House Named

    White House Named

    October 12, 1901, Theodore Roosevelt changed the name of the Executive Mansion to the White House.

  • Agnew Resigns

    Agnew Resigns

    October 10, 1973, Spiro Agnew resigned from his position as Vice President.

  • Younger Gang Caught

    Younger Gang Caught

    September 7, 1876, the notorious Younger Brothers gang was finally caught.