Thursday, June 19, 2014

4 July - History and Importance of the Day

1776 States of America declared independence from Britain

1863- Vicksburg, the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, surrendered to General Grant and the Army of the West after a six week siege. With the Union in control of the Mississippi, the Confederacy was effectively split in two, cut off from its western allies.

Birthday - Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) the 30th U.S. President was born in Plymouth, Vermont. He became President on August 3, 1923, after the death of Warren G. Harding. In 1924, Coolidge was elected President



USA - Independence Day - 4th July

4 July Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

4 July 2012 Discovery of Higgs Bosons announced

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