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==January==
 
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'''2nd'''
 
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* '''1911''' – The National Council office is established at 200 Fifth Avenue in [[New York City]].
 
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'''4th'''
 
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* '''1912''' – [[The Scout Association]] is formed throughout the British Commonwealth.
 
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* '''1999''' – 19th World Scout Jamboree ends at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (began Dec. 27, 1998).
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*World Health Day
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* '''2003''' – 20th World Scout Jamboree ends in Sattahip, Chonburi Province Thailand (began Dec. 28, 2002).
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'''8th'''
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* '''1941''' – [[Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell|Robert Baden-Powell]], the founder of [[Scouting]], dies in [[Nyeri, Kenya]].
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'''11th'''
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* '''1910''' – First Girl Guide Company in [[Canada]] registered, organized by [[Mary Malcolmson]].
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* '''1927''' – [[Juliette Gordon Low]], the founder of [[Girl Scouts of the USA]], dies in [[Savannah, Georgia]].
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* '''1908''' - [[Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell|Robert Baden-Powell]] begins the [[Scouting|Boy Scout]] movement.
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==February==
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'''Scout Sunday'''
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* '''Year|annual''' – This is often the first Sunday of the month, but could be any Sunday in February; it varies by unit and locale. Scouts go to their places of worship in uniform and help with the service. Commonly referred to as "Scout Sunday".
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* '''1910''' – The [[Boy Scouts of America]] is formed in Washington, DC.
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* '''1857''' – Birthday of [[Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell|Robert Baden-Powell]], "BP", the founder of [[Scouting]]. February is Scouting's anniversary month, all over the world.
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* '''1889''' – Birthday of [[Olave Baden-Powell]], wife of "BP", World Chief Guide; BP and Olave shared a birthday!
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* '''2008''' – First [[World Scout Winter Games]]
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* '''1912''' – The [[Girl Scouts of the USA]] is founded by [[Juliette Gordon Low]] in [[Savannah, Georgia]].
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* '''1923''' – [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandersteg_International_Scout_Centre Kandersteg International Scout Centre] came into existence.
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*'''1775''' – The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
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* '''1910''' – Founding of the Camp Fire Girls, now [[Camp Fire USA]].
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==April==
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* '''1923''' – [[Kandersteg International Scout Centre]] came into existence.
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==May==
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* '''1940''' – The [[Girl Scouts of the Philippines]] is founded.
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==June==
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'''2nd'''
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* '''1922''' – [[Foxlease]] is opened.
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* '''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.
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* [[1977]] – Death of [[Olave Baden-Powell]]
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*'''1775''' – Battles of Lexington and Concord
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* Patriots' Day
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*'''1937''' – First National Jamboree, held at Washington, DC. Ran June 30-July 9. Was to have been in 1935, but was cancelled due to a polio epidemic.
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*'''1950''' – Second National Jamboree, held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, begins. Ran June 30-July 6.
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*Earth Day
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* '''1911''' – The [[Boy Scouts of America]] receives the design patent for the First Class badge that symbolizes Scouting in the USA.
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*'''1950''' – Second National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)
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*'''2007''' – Second [[WFIS]] World [[Jamboree (Scouting)|Jamboree]] opens near [[Medellín]], [[Colombia]].
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*'''1937''' – First National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)
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*'''2005''' –[[ 2005 National Scout Jamboree| Sixteenth National Jamboree]] starts.
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*Arbor Day
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* '''2007''' – [[21st World Scout Jamboree]] begins in [[Hylands Park]], [[England]]. (ends Aug 8th)
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* '''1907''' – Sir [[Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell|Robert Baden-Powell]] founds the [[Scouting|Boy Scouts]] with the first Scout camp at [[Brownsea Island]]. The encampment ran August 1-9, 1907.
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* '''1920''' – First World Scout Jamboree begins in Olympia, London, England (ended Aug 7th).
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* '''1932''' – Opening of [[Our Chalet]]
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* '''1907''' – [[Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell|Robert Baden-Powell]] holds the first Scouting encampment at [[Brownsea Island]]. He began setting camp up on July 29, 1907.
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* '''1971''' – [[13th World Scout Jamboree]] begins, in Fujinomiya City on Asagiri-kogen, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, with breathtaking views of [[Mount Fuji]].
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* '''1995''' – 18th World Scout Jamboree [[Dronten]], [[Flevoland]], [[Netherlands]].
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*'''2005''' –[[ 2005 National Scout Jamboree| Sixteenth National Jamboree]] ends.
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* '''1900''' – [[William Hillcourt|William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt]], the ''father of American Scouting'', is born in Denmark.
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* '''1920''' – 1st World Scout Jamboree ends (began Jul 30th).
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* '''2007''' – [[21st World Scout Jamboree]] ends in [[Hylands Park]], England]]. (began Jul 27th)
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* '''1955''' – 8th World Scout Jamboree begins in [[Niagara-on-the-Lake]], [[Ontario]], [[Canada]]. This was the first major international gathering of Scouts outside of Europe and the first World Jamboree broadcast on television. Olave Baden-Powell visited.
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* '''1912''' – [[Arthur Rose Eldred]] becomes the first [[Eagle Scout rank (Boy Scouts of America)|Eagle Scout]] in the history of [[Boy Scouts of America|BSA]].
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* '''1919''' – The first [[Wood Badge]] course is held at [[Gilwell Park]], [[England]].
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* '''1860''' – [[Juliette Low]], American founder of the Girl Scouts, is born.
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* '''1992''' – [[William Hillcourt|William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt]], the ''father of American Scouting'', dies in America.
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'''30th'''
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* '''1941''' – Formation of the clandestine Girl Scouts group called [[Mury]] in the [[Ravensbrück concentration camp]]
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'''27th'''
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* '''1998''' – 19th World Scout Jamboree begins at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (ends Jan. 7, 1999).
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==References==
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[http://www.scouting.org/media/anniversary/history.html Boy Scouts of America Historical Highlights]
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Revision as of 09:55, April 1, 2008

7th

  • World Health Day

12th

18th

  • 1775 – The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

19th

  • 1775 – Battles of Lexington and Concord

21st

  • Patriots' Day

22nd

  • Earth Day

25th

  • Arbor Day
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