Some dates to remember, some dates to forget...
March 3, 2011 3:35 PM Subscribe
What are the historical dates you are always glad you remember? Are there any well-recognized, history book dates that help you pin your sense of history together more than other dates do?
posted by circular to Education (33 answers total) 23 users marked this as a favorite
I'm always really glad I know the usual dates given for things like the depression and start/end of WWII, and the Vietnam War. I don't want to embark upon a journey to learn most historical dates -- I just want to start in order of how helpful they will be to know.
What are some other dates that you're really glad you remember (even if in YYYY-form only), and why?