Posted on 18th Nov 2014 @ 2:58 PM
Nov 2nd George Washington gave his "farewell" address to his army at Rocky Hill, New Jersey on this date in 1783
In 1889 North Dakota became the 39th state and South Dakota became the 40th on this date
Nov 3rd The Plymouth Colony was granted a Great Patent in 1620
Nov 4th The University of Washington opened on this date in 1861 as the Territorial University
Nov 5th Idaho's Constitution was adopted on this date in 1889
Nov 6th Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th president on this date in 1860. On this same date in 1861 Jefferson Davis was
elected to a 6 year term as president of the Confederacy
Nov 7th On this date in 1805 Lewis and Clark first viewed the Pacific Ocean
Nov 8th Montana was admitted as the 41st state on this date in 1889
Nov 9th The United States received the rights to Panama on this date in 1887
Nov 10th US Marine Corps 240th Birthday on this day November 10th 2015. The Continental Marines was established
on this date in 1775
Nov 11th Veterans Day Originally Armistice Day in honor of the end of World War in 1918 Fly the US Flag
Nov 13th The Denny Party arrived at Alki Point. They were the first settlers of what became Seattle, Washington
Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on November 13, 1982
Nov 17th The United States Capitol building held its first session of the United States Congress on this date in 1800
Nov 18th US Navy Captain Nathanial B. Palmer discovered Antartica
Nov 19th During the Civil War 1863 US President Abraham Lincoln delivered the famous Gettysburg Address
at the Military war cemetery dedication at Gettysburg
Nov 20th New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights on this date in 1789
Nov 21st The Mayflower reached Cape Cod on this day.
The Plymouth colonists signed the Mayflower Compact
In 1789 North Caroline ratified the US Constitution and became the 12th state in the Union
Nov 22nd President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas
Nov 26th The first National Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in the Unlted States in 1789 on this date.
It was recommended by George Washington and approved by Congress. In 1941
Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared a Thanksgiving Holiday.
At a convention in Wheeling a Constitution was adopted for the new state, West Virginia.
Nov 27th Thanksgiving Day in United States Fly the US Flag
Nov 28th The Confederate Congress admitted Missouri to the Confederate States of America in 1861