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A REMINDER FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG

National day of Encouragement

 

First responders show dedication and courage daily by being on
the front lines when disasters occur. In the attack on the World
Trade Center in New York City in 2001 when thousands of people
were killed or injured, more than four hundred emergency workers
also lost their lives. In honor of first responders, the US Senate designated September 12 as the National Day Encouragement. It
was first announced in 2007 and has been celebrated each year
ever since.

 


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A REMINDER FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG

National day of Encouragement

 

First responders show dedication and courage daily by being on the front
lines when disasters occur. In the attack on the World Trade Center in New
York City in 2001 when thousands of people were killed or injured, more
than four hundred emergency workers also lost their lives. In honor of first responders, the US Senate designated September 12 as the National Day
of Encouragement. It was first announced in 2007 and has been celebrated
each year ever since.

 

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1868, the United States House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson due to his attempt to
dismiss Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. The
U.S. Senate later acquitted Johnson on May 26, 1868.

Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875) was the 17th president of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. He was
was vice president at the time of the assassination of Abraham
Lincoln.

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Edwin McMasters Stanton
(December 19, 1814 – December 24, 1869)

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The impeachment trial against President Andrew Johnson opens
in the Senate Chambers.


George T. Brown, sergeant at arms of the Senate (left), serving the summons on President Andrew Johnson.

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House Impeachment Managers.

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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On this day in 1947, the engagement of Britain’s Princess Elizabeth
to Lt. Philip Mountbatten was announced.
 

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On this day in 1997, Mike Tyson was banned from the boxing ring
and fined $3 million for biting the ear of opponent Evander Holyfield
during their bout on June 22, 1997 (below).

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Actor Rodney Stephen Steiger
(April 14, 1925 – July 9, 2002)

Cited as "one of Hollywood’s most charismatic
and dynamic stars", Steiger died of
pneumonia
and kidney failure as a result of complications
from surgery for a
gall bladder tumor on July 9,
2002,
in Los Angeles. He was 77.

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Rod Steiger in 1969

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Rod Steiger received his third Oscar nomination and won
his only Oscar for playing Gillespie, a police chief in the
1969 film The Heat of the Night (1967).

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Popular actor Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is 62 today.

Legendary actor Tom Hanks has won back-to-back Academy Awards for
Best Actor for his roles in
Philadelphia in 1993 and Forrest Gump in
1994. He has starred in many other classics, including
Cast Away 
(2000),
The Green Mile (1999), Saving Private Ryan (1998), and Apollo
13
(1995).

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