Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 March

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Mar 01 1916 – WWI: Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic. Mar 01 1941 – WW2: Bulgaria signs the Tripartite Pact under threat of a German invasion, allying… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 March

Military History Anniversaries 15 thru 29 February

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Feb 15 1898 – A massive explosion of unknown origin sinks the battleship USS Maine in Cuba’s Havana harbor, killing 260 of the fewer than 400 American crew members… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 15 thru 29 February

Military History Anniversaries 01 thru 14 February

Events in History over the next 14 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Feb 01 1781 – American Revolution: American Brigadier General William Lee Davidson dies in combat attempting to prevent General Charles Cornwallis’ army from crossing the Catawba River in Mecklenburg… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 01 thru 14 February

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 January

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests JAN 16 1861 – Civil War: Crittenden Compromise. The last chance to keep North and South united, dies in the U.S. Senate. Essentially, the Crittenden Compromise sought to alleviate… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 January

Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 January

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Jan 00 1944 – WW2: USS Scorpion (SS–278). Date of sinking unknown. Most likely a Japanese mine in Yellow or East China Sea. 77 killed. Jan 00 1945 – WW2: USS… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 January

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 December

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Dec 16 1773 – American Revolution: Boston Tea Party – Members of the Sons of Liberty disguised as Mohawk Indians dump hundreds of crates of tea into Boston harbor… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 December

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 November

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Nov 16 1776 – American Revolution: British and Hessian units capture Fort Washington from the Patriots. Nearly 3,000 Patriots were taken prisoner, and valuable ammunition and supplies were lost… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 November