Once Upon a Time in America (12.22.13)

Dec 22

  • 1807: The Embargo Act is passed by Congress. The Embargo Act was an embargo on all trade with the United Kingdom and France.
  • 2010: The Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy is repealed.

Dec 23

  • 1913: The Federal Reserve Act is signed into law by Pres. Woodrow Wilson. Booo!

Dec 24

  • 1865: The Ku Klux Klan is formed. Certainly not the brightest moment in American history.

Dec 25

  • 1776: George Washington leads the Continental Army across the Delaware River planning to attack the Hessian forces in Trenton, New Jersey.

Dec 26

  • 1919: Babe Ruth is sold to the New York Yankees by The Boston Red Sox.

Dec 27

  • 1932: Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City.

Dec 28

  • 1846: Iowa becomes the 29th state.
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