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January 1st – Happy New Year!
February 8, 1910 – Boy Scouts of America founded in Washington, D.C., by W. D. Boyce.
Scout Sunday – The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls (on or) preceding February 8 as Scout Sunday. However, a chartered organization or local religious organization may choose to celebrate on another day. E.g., the Presbyterian Church and United Methodist Church designate Scout Sunday as the second Sunday in February.
Scout Sabbath – Is celebrated on the Saturday after February 8th.
Scout week – Is celebrated from Scout Sunday through the Scout Sabbath.
February 22, 1857 – Birth of Lord Robert Stephen Baden-Powell, "BP", the founder of Scouting.
February 22, 1889 – Birth of Olave Baden-Powell, wife of "BP", World Chief Guide.
February 28, 2008 – First World Scout Winter Games
March 12, 1912 – The Girl Scouts of the USA is founded by Juliette Gordon Low in Savannah, Georgia.
March 17, 1910 – Founding of the Camp Fire Girls, now Camp Fire USA.
April 7th – World Health Day
April 12, 1923 – Kandersteg International Scout Centre came into existence.
April 18, 1775 – The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
April 19, 1775 – Battles of Lexington and Concord
April 21st – Patriots' Day
April 22nd – Earth Day
April 25th – Arbor Day
May 2 – Astronomy Day
May 5, 1961 – Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, aboard Mercury-Redstone 3.
May 7 and 8, 1945 – Victory in Europe Day
May 10, 1869 – Completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad - Promontory Summit, Utah
May 9 – 12th Annual Jamboree On The Trail
May 10 – Mother's Day
May 25 – NASA's Phoenix spacecraft will land on Mars.
May 25 – Memorial Day observed
May 30 – Memorial Day
June 1, 2008 – National Trails Day
June 15, 1916 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter.
June 30, 1937 – First National Jamboree, held at Washington, DC. Ran from June 30-July 9. Was to have been in 1935, but was canceled due to a polio epidemic.
June 30, 1950 – Second National Jamboree, held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, begins. Ran from June 30-July 6.
July 4th – Independence Day
July 4, 1911 – The Boy Scouts of America receives the design patent for the First Class badge that symbolizes Scouting in the USA.
July 29, 1907 – Sir Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scouts with the first Scout camp at Brownsea Island. The encampment ran from August 1-9, 1907.
July 30, 1920 – First World Scout Jamboree begins in Olympia, London, England.
August 1-9, 1907 – Robert Baden-Powell holds the first Scouting encampment at Brownsea Island. He began setting camp up on July 29, 1907.
August 6, 1900 – William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt, the father of American Scouting, is born in Denmark.
August 21, 1912 – Arthur Rose Eldred becomes the first Eagle Scout in the history of Boy Scouts of America.
September 8-19, 1919 – The first Wood Badge course is held at Gilwell Park, England.
October 18 - 19, 2008 – 11th Annual Jamboree On The Internet
October 17 - 19, 2008 – 51st Annual Jamboree On The Air
November 9, 1992 – William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt, the father of American Scouting, dies in America.
December 16, 1773 – Boston Tea Party
December 19, 1777 – Winter at Valley Forge begins