FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS
It lies on Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 7th Street Northwest and 9th Street Northwest, adjacent to the Archives station of the Washington Metro and the National Archives building. The National Park Service, through its National Mall and Memorial Parks administrative unit, provides technical and maintenance assistance to the foundation.
Associated with the memorial is the Naval Heritage Center, which offers spaces available for rent, and is open year-round.
- 1903: BOSTON AMERICANS (NOW RED SOX) WON FIRST WORLD SERIES
- BORN 1909: ART TATUM (JAZZ PIANIST)
- BORN 1909: HERBERT LAWRENCE BLOCK (EDITORIAL CARTOONIST)
- BORN 1915: CORNEL WILDE (ACTOR)
- 1915: THE BOSTON RED SOX BEAT THE PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES TO WIN THE WORLD SERIES
- BORN 1925: MARGARET THATCHER (FORMER PRIME MINISTER OF THE UNITED KINGDOM)
- BORN 1925: LENNY BRUCE (COMEDIAN)
- BORN 1941: PAUL SIMON (MUSICIAN)
- DIED 1945: MILTON HERSHEY (AMERICAN MANUFACTURER AND PHILANTHROPIST)
- BORN 1947: SAMMY HAGAR (MUSICIAN)
- BORN 1948: LACY J. DALTON (SINGER)
- 1955: WILLIAM GOLDING’S NOVEL, THE LORD OF THE FLIES, WAS PUBLISHED IN NEW YORK
- BORN 1959: MARIE OSMOND (SINGER)
- BORN 1980: ASHANTI (SINGER)
- 1986: EXPO 86 ENDED IN VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
- 1987: THE UNITED STATES NAVY MEMORIAL WAS DEDICATED, WASHINGTON, D.C.
- 1989: STOCK MARKET DROPPED 190.58 POINTS IN WHAT WAS CALLED THE FRIDAY THE 13TH MINI-CRASH
- 2010: A 5.1-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE STRUCK CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
- 2010: THIRTY-THREE MINERS TRAPPED UNDERGROUND FOR MORE THAN 2 MONTHS WERE RESCUED, COPIAPO, CHILE