Fox Nation Patriot's Almanac | Apr. 24: Library of Congress
The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., is the world's largest library and perhaps the greatest collection of stored knowledge in history. It contains more than 140 million items, including maps, photographs, films, and recordings, on 650 miles of bookshelves.
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Apr. 21: Butch O'Hare receives Medal of HonorOn April 21, 1942, a nervous Lt. Cdr. Edward 'Butch'O'Hare stood beside his wife, Rita, at the White House while Franklin Delano Roosevelt awarded him the Congressional Medal of Honor for 'one of the most daring, if not the most daring single action in the history of combat aviation.'
Apr. 18: Paul Revere's midnight rideApril 18, 1775, brought the most famous ride in American history. With thecolonies near open rebellion, British general Thomas Gage ordered 700 troops to march from Boston to Concord that night to seize the militia's military supplies and to arrest Patriot leaders, Samuel Adams and John Hancock.
Apr. 13: Happy Birthday, Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and the third United States president, was born this day in 1743 in Goochland (now Albemarle) County, Virginia. One of the most eloquent tributes came on this same day in 1943, during WWII, when FDR dedicated the Jefferson Memorial in D.C.
Apr. 7: Great Locomotive ChaseOn April 7, 1862, two dozen men met near Shelbyville, Tennessee, to hatch one of the most audacious schemes of the Civil War: slip deep behind Confederate lines into Georgia, steal a locomotive, and run it north to Chattanooga, destroying track along the way to cut a vital Southern supply line.
Apr. 3: Marshall PlanAt the close of WWII, Europe lay in shambles. Cities and factories were shattered, businesses had disappeared, and countless people faced hunger. Economics sat on the verge of total collapse. The poverty that threatened the continent made fertile breeding grounds for would-be dictators.
Mar. 31: John Ford receives Medal of Freedom'John Ford, in his works, has depicted freedom in all of its profound depths... John Ford has fought for freedom, and for that reason it is appropriate that tonight, on behalf of all of the American people, he receives the Medal of Freedom,' President Nixon said on March 31, 1973.
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