July 13 ~ National French Fry Day

 

Today is July 13th and if you love the Potato this days just for you, because today is National French Fries Day and we would like to offer an homage to a quintessentially American dish.

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July 12, 1862 ~ The Medal of Honor is Established by Congress

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America’s highest and most prestigious personal military decoration.

It is awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor. The medal is normally awarded by the President of the United States in the name of the U.S. Congress.

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July 11, 1798 ~ Happy UnBirthday U.S. Marine Corps

It’s July 11th.  Happy Unbirthday to the United States Marine Corps.

The United States Marine Corps” Birthday is celebrated every year on 10 November, the day that the Continental Marines were first established by the Congress in 1775.

But, because the Marines are just that Awesome, they have a 2nd Birthday July 11th
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July 10, 1940 ~ The Battle of Britain

After the fall of France in June, 1940, Britain knew it was only a matter of time before the Axis powers turned their sights across the Channel.

Then, on July 10, 1940, the German Luftwaffe began the first in a long series of bombing raids in what Winston Churchill first called the Battle of Britain.

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