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Grover ClevelandOct 28, 1886

President TaftMay 23, 1911

FDRSep 30, 1935

Robert FrostMar 22, 1978

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Dedicated - Historical Events
Date Event
509

The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.

215

A temple is built on the Capitoline Hill dedicated to Venus Erycina to commemorate the Roman defeat at Lake Trasimene.

BC
AD
563-12-24

The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes.

1093-04-08

The new Winchester Cathedral is dedicated by Walkelin.

1260-10-24

The spectacular Cathedral of Chartres is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France; the cathedral is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

1763-12-02

Touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue)

1794-07-29

African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, dedicated

1799-03-07

The Royal Institution of Great Britain founded; dedicated to scientific research and education.

1800-09-07

Zion AME Church dedicated (NYC)

1817-03-02

1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn

1821-05-31

Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, 1st US Catholic cathedral, is dedicated in Baltimore

1829-12-21

1st stone arch railroad bridge in US dedicated, Baltimore

1836-03-27

1st Mormon temple dedicated (Kirtland, Ohio)

1838-04-09

UK National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square, London

1838-06-12

Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass

1864-02-21

1st US Catholic parish church for blacks dedicated, Baltimore

1875-09-09

Lotta's Fountain (Kearny & Market) dedicated

1882-05-06

Epping Forest, England, dedicated by Queen Victoria

1885-02-21

Washington Monument dedicated (Wash DC)

1886-10-28

Statue of Liberty dedicated by US President Grover Cleveland, celebrated by first confetti (ticker tape) parade in New York City

1889-10-29

Stanley Park dedicated in Vancouver, BC

1893-04-06

Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City dedicated

1897-04-27

Grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated

1897-10-21

Yerkes Observatory of University of Chicago is dedicated

1901-05-30

Hall of Fame for Great American on NYU campus dedicated

1904-03-13

Bronze statue of Christ on Argentine-Chilean border dedicated

1905-01-05

National Association of Audubon Society, a non-profit, environmental organization dedicated to conservation, incorporates

1905-03-24

A group of Cretans dedicated to Crete's union with Greece led by Eleutherios Venizelos, meet at the village of Therisso and proclaim a union in defiance of the Great Powers

1907-11-30

Pike Place Market dedicated in Seattle

1911-05-23

NY Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by President Taft

1913-10-31

1st US paved coast-to-coast highway, the Lincoln Highway is dedicated

1915-01-09

Exposition (now Civic) Auditorium dedicated, SF

1915-12-28

SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph

1917-02-15

SF Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated

1918-07-04

Altar dedicated at full-scale replica of Stonehenge at Maryhill, Wa

1919-12-11

Boll weevil monument dedicated in Enterprise, Ala

1922-05-30

Completed Lincoln Memorial dedicated by US Chief Justice William H. Taft in front of 50,000

1923-07-13

The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland " but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.

1924-11-11

Palace of Legion of Honor dedicated (SF)

1925-04-01

Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925]

1926-09-11

Aloha Tower dedicated in Honolulu

1927-05-07

SF Municipal Airport (Mills Field) dedicated

1927-08-07

Peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated

1929-08-08

Salem Oregon airport dedicated

1929-12-20

Mount Davidson dedicated as a SF city park

1930-03-04

Coolidge Dam in Arizona dedicated

1931-10-24

George Washington Bridge linking New York City and New Jersey dedicated, opens the next day

1933-03-03

Mount Rushmore dedicated

1933-10-08

Coit Tower dedicated in San Francisco as a monument to firefighters

1934-03-04

Easter Cross on Mt Davidson (SF) dedicated

1934-06-15

Great Smokey Mountains National Park dedicated

1935-09-30

The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated by FDR

1937-05-27

Golden Gate Bridge, SF, dedicated

1938-11-05

Rugers beats Princeton 1st time in 60 yrs as Rutgers Stad dedicated

1939-01-22

Aquatic Park, near Fisherman's Wharf, SF, is dedicated

1940-07-02

Lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated

1940-09-02

Great Smoky Mountains National Park dedicated

1941-07-19

1st US Army flying school for black cadets dedicated (Tuskegee Ala)

1947-12-06

The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated.

1948-06-03

200" (5.08 m) Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory

1949-10-04

United Nations' permanent NYC headquarters is dedicated

1950-10-19

Bird Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated

1951-06-15

1st coml electronic computer dedicated Phila

1953-07-14

1st US National monument dedicated to a Negro-George Washington Carver

1954-06-07

1st microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)

1954-11-10

Iwo Jima Memorial (servicemen raising US flag) dedicated in Arlington

1955-07-11

New USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colorado with 300 cadets

1956-05-23

World Trade Center dedicated in Ferry Building, SF

1957-04-29

1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va

1958-04-11

Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (SF)

1958-06-26

Mackinac Straits Bridge, Michigan dedicated

1959-04-14

(Robert) Taft Memorial Bell Tower dedicated in Wash DC

1959-10-17

Stinchcomb Memorial in Cleveland Metroparks' dedicated

1960-03-15

National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona dedicated

1960-11-23

Tinseltown dedicated its Walk of Fame at Hollywood Blvd & Vine St

1962-04-25

Lion & Tiger Veldt at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated

1963-09-07

Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicated in Canton Ohio

1964-10-05

SF Fire Department Museum is dedicated

1966-03-12

Pioneer Plaza dedicated

1968-03-27

Japanese Trade & Cultural Center (Japan Center) dedicated in SF

1968-05-25

Gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated

1968-10-13

Tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated

1969-10-15

Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated

1971-01-04

Philadelphia's Veteran Stadium dedicated

1971-04-14

Fort Point, SF dedicated as a national historic site

1971-10-16

Amphitheater in McLaren Park is dedicated in SF

1972-09-26

American Museum of Immigration dedicated

1974-10-23

Lake Isaac in Cleveland Metroparks' Big Creek Reservation dedicated

1975-08-03

Louisiana Superdome is dedicated

1976-05-01

Empress Lilly, replica of a paddle steamer, dedicated at Disney World Florida

1977-12-11

Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams, leaders of the group 'Peace People' (an organisation dedicated to encouraging a peaceful resolution of 'the Troubles' in Northern Ireland) receive the Nobel Peace Prize

1978-03-22

Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, SF, dedicated

1978-06-26

First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1, launched

1979-02-22

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Primate & Cat Building is dedicated

1979-07-21

National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated

1979-10-20

John F Kennedy Library dedicated in Boston

1980-09-20

Bronze plaque dedicated to memory of Thurman Munson at Yankee Stadium

1980-10-10

Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated

1981-07-29

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Amphitheater is dedicated

1982-11-13

Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC

1985-10-09

Central Park's Strawberry Fields, dedicated

1986-10-01

President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta

1989-06-25

1st US postmark dedicated to Lesbian & Gay Pride (Stonewall, NYC)

1992-05-09

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial dedicated in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300 yr anniversary of trials

1993-04-22

Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Wash DC

1994-04-01

Bob Feller Statue on Indians Plaza dedicated

1995-07-27

In Washington, DC, the Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated.

2001-02-19

An Oklahoma City bombing museum is dedicated at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.

2004-05-29

The World War II Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.

2004-11-11

New Zealand Tomb of the Unknown Warrior dedicated at the National War Memorial, Wellington.

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Dedicated - Birthdays
Date Event
1914-12-25

Peter Kalischer, The Dedicated American, the Story of Dr. Gordon Seagrave

1987-12-26

Carlos Cardona, Dedicated Red

1988-03-04

Dustin Williams, Dedicated Red

Dedicated - Deaths
Date Event
1991-07-05

Peter Kalischer, The Dedicated American, the Story of Dr. Gordon Seagrave


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