November 15, 1777: The current name was finalized on November 15, 1777, when the Second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, which states, "The Stile of this Confederacy shall be 'The United States of America.'" The short form the United States is also standard. - United States, Wikipedia.
1812: The War of 1812, declared against Britain over various grievances and fought to a draw, strengthened U.S. - United States, Wikipedia.
1819: Military incursions into Florida led Spain to cede it and other Gulf Coast territory in 1819. - United States, Wikipedia.
1832: In the early days the electors were chosen in many
states by the legislatures, but by 1832 South Carolina was the only
state retaining this method, and in 1868 she also dropped it. - United States, 1911encyclopedia.
December 29, 1845: This Ordinance of Annexation was submitted and approved by the House and Senate of the United States and signed by the President on December 29, 1845. - Texas Annexation, Wikipedia.
1859: Deducing from the figures of
production since 1859 an equation of increase, one finds that in each
nine years as much oil has been produced as in all preceding years
together, and in recent years the factor of increase has been
higher. - United States, 1911encyclopedia.
September 12, 1930: The
nation’s highest military decoration for valor was awarded the
young Marine for his extraordinary heroism on September 12, 1951,
at Songnap-yong, where he was killed while leading an assault on
enemy positions. - Frederick W. Mausert III, Wikipedia.
December 28, 1944: The
minesweeper returned to Oran on 21 December and joined a convoy bound for the United States which
sailed on 28 December 1944. - USS Swift (AM-122), Wikipedia.
1945: The nation was divided into thirteen commonwealths sometime after World War II ended in 1945 but before the Virgo II mission landed Americans on the Moon in July 1969. - United States of America, Fallout_wikia.
1945: Ever since the end of World War II in 1945, the UnitedStates in the Fallout universe had sought to become the sole remaining superpower in the world, aiming to control the globe's major energy resources and influence the direction of life in other nations. - United States of America, Fallout_wikia.
September 15, 1988: The Marine Corps has realized that the fastest growing group in both the United States and the Marines are Hispanics, and have joined the rest of the United States in the celebration of the contributions which Hispanics in the United States Marines Corps have made to that military institution by celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15. - Hispanics in the United States Marine Corps, Wikipedia.
September 15, 1988: The Navy has realized that the fastest growing group in both the
United States and the Navy are Hispanics, and have joined the rest
of the United States in the celebration of the contributions which
Hispanics in the United States Navy have made to that military
institution by celebrating National Hispanic Heritage
Month from September 15 through October 15. - Hispanics in the United States Navy, Wikipedia.
September 11, 2001: The department was created to have a single entity with
responsibility for ensuring public safety in Canada and is a direct
result of lessons learned from the September 11 attacks on the United States in
2001. - Public Safety Canada, Wikipedia.
September 29, 2005: In the United States on September 29, 2005 the Minnesota Department of Health identified the first occurrence of vaccine derived polio virus (VDPV) transmission in the United States since OPV vaccinations were discontinued in 2000. - Poliomyelitis eradication, Wikipedia.
February 20, 2007: After fighting extradition for almost 3 years,
Griffiths was finally extradited from Australia to the United States and on 20 February 2007, he
appeared before Magistrate Judge Barry R. - Hew Raymond Griffiths, Wikipedia.
September 21, 2007: However, he and his coach Kelvyn Travis were involved in a car accident on 21 September 2007 in the United States, and Harrison suffered injuries that caused the fight to be cancelled. - Audley Harrison, Wikipedia.
September 23, 2009: One of the busiest border crossings between Mexico and the United States at San Ysidro is closed
for hours after a gun battle between US agents and suspected human
traffickers. - September 2009, Wikipedia.
September 22, 2009: The album was
released on September 22, 2009 in the United States and was released globally
on October 5, 2009. - For Lack of a Better Name, Wikipedia.