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April, May and June Dates to Remember

Updated: Apr 10

April 6: Persian Gulf War ends (1991). Iraq today accepted the U.N. Security Council's tough resolution formally ending the Persian Gulf War in exchange for President Saddam Hussein's agreement to give up all weapons of mass destruction and pay damages for its seven-month occupation of Kuwait. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1991/04/07/iraq-accepts-un-terms-to-end-gulf-war/9800a4ea-62c1-4215-8119-f21cf4630b78/

May 6 : Bob Hope's first USO show, March Field, CA 1941.

May 8: Mother's Day - Please remember all moms who are currently serving at home and away from their families.

May 21: Armed Forces Day https://nationaltoday.com/armed-forces-day/

May 22: National Maritime Day: https://www.maritime.dot.gov/education/national-maritime-day/national-maritime-day

May 30: Memorial Day: Did you know Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day? Learn more..... https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/memorial-day-history

Local Memorial Day Worcester, MA events: https://www.worcesterma.gov/calendar/memorial-day-observance-and-remembrance-ceremony

June 6: D-Day (1944) Did you know that D-Day was known as Operation Overlord? https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day

June 14: Flag day shares it's day with the U.S. Army Birthday. Did you know that Pennsylvania is the only state that recognizes Flag Day as a legal holiday? https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army: https://history.army.mil/html/faq/birth.html

June 19: Father's Day - Please remember all dads who are currently serving at home and away from their families.




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