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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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* '''1911''' – The National Council office is established at 200 Fifth Avenue in [[New York City]].
'''4th'''
'''4th'''
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* '''[[1912]]''' – [[The Scout Association]] is formed throughout the British Commonwealth.
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* '''1912''' – [[The Scout Association]] is formed throughout the British Commonwealth.
'''7th'''
'''7th'''
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* '''[[1999]]''' – 19th World Scout Jamboree ends at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (began Dec. 27, 1998).
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* '''1999''' – 19th World Scout Jamboree ends at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (began Dec. 27, 1998).
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* '''[[2003]]''' – 20th World Scout Jamboree ends in Sattahip, Chonburi Province Thailand (began Dec. 28, 2002).
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* '''2003''' – 20th World Scout Jamboree ends in Sattahip, Chonburi Province Thailand (began Dec. 28, 2002).
'''8th'''
'''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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* '''1941''' – [[Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell|Robert Baden-Powell]], the founder of [[Scouting]], dies in [[Nyeri, Kenya]].
'''11th'''
'''11th'''
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* '''[[1910]]''' – First Girl Guide Company in [[Canada]] registered, organized by [[Mary Malcolmson]].
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* '''1910''' – First Girl Guide Company in [[Canada]] registered, organized by [[Mary Malcolmson]].
'''17th'''
'''17th'''
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* '''[[1927]]''' – [[Juliette Gordon Low]], the founder of [[Girl Scouts of the USA]], dies in [[Savannah, Georgia]].
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* '''1927''' – [[Juliette Gordon Low]], the founder of [[Girl Scouts of the USA]], dies in [[Savannah, Georgia]].
'''24th'''
'''24th'''
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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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* '''1908''' - [[Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell|Robert Baden-Powell]] begins the [[Scouting|Boy Scout]] movement.
==February==
==February==
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'''Scout Sunday'''
'''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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* '''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".
'''8th'''
'''8th'''
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* '''[[1910]]''' – The [[Boy Scouts of America]] is formed in Washington, DC.
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* '''1910''' – The [[Boy Scouts of America]] is formed in Washington, DC.
'''22nd'''
'''22nd'''
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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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* '''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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* '''1889''' – Birthday of [[Olave Baden-Powell]], wife of "BP", World Chief Guide; BP and Olave shared a birthday!
'''28th'''
'''28th'''
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* '''[[2008]]''' – First [[World Scout Winter Games]]
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* '''2008''' – First [[World Scout Winter Games]]
==March==
==March==
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'''12th'''
'''12th'''
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* '''[[1912]]''' – The [[Girl Scouts of the USA]] is founded by [[Juliette Gordon Low]] in [[Savannah, Georgia]].
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* '''1912''' – The [[Girl Scouts of the USA]] is founded by [[Juliette Gordon Low]] in [[Savannah, Georgia]].
'''17th'''
'''17th'''
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* '''[[1910]]''' – Founding of the Camp Fire Girls, now [[Camp Fire USA]].
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* '''1910''' – Founding of the Camp Fire Girls, now [[Camp Fire USA]].
==April==
==April==
* '''APRIL''' -
* '''APRIL''' -
'''12th'''
'''12th'''
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* '''[[1923]]''' – [[Kandersteg International Scout Centre]] came into existence.
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* '''1923''' – [[Kandersteg International Scout Centre]] came into existence.
==May==
==May==
* '''MAY''' -
* '''MAY''' -
'''26th'''
'''26th'''
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* '''[[1940]]''' – The [[Girl Scouts of the Philippines]] is founded.
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* '''1940''' – The [[Girl Scouts of the Philippines]] is founded.
==June==
==June==
* '''JUNE''' -
* '''JUNE''' -
'''2nd'''
'''2nd'''
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* '''[[1922]]''' – [[Foxlease]] is opened.
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* '''1922''' – [[Foxlease]] is opened.
'''15th'''
'''15th'''
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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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* '''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.
'''19th'''
'''19th'''
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'''30th'''
'''30th'''
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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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*'''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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*'''1950''' – Second National Jamboree, held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, begins. Ran June 30-July 6.
==July==
==July==
* '''JULY''' -
* '''JULY''' -
'''4th'''
'''4th'''
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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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* '''1911''' – The [[Boy Scouts of America]] receives the design patent for the First Class badge that symbolizes Scouting in the USA.
'''6th'''
'''6th'''
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*'''[[1950]]''' – Second National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)
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*'''1950''' – Second National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)
'''7th'''
'''7th'''
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*'''[[2007]]''' – Second [[WFIS]] World [[Jamboree (Scouting)|Jamboree]] opens near [[Medellín]], [[Colombia]].
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*'''2007''' – Second [[WFIS]] World [[Jamboree (Scouting)|Jamboree]] opens near [[Medellín]], [[Colombia]].
'''9th'''
'''9th'''
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*'''[[1937]]''' – First National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)
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*'''1937''' – First National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)
'''25th'''
'''25th'''
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*'''[[2005]]''' –[[ 2005 National Scout Jamboree| Sixteenth National Jamboree]] starts.
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*'''2005''' –[[ 2005 National Scout Jamboree| Sixteenth National Jamboree]] starts.
'''27th'''
'''27th'''
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* '''[[2007]]''' – [[21st World Scout Jamboree]] begins in [[Hylands Park]], [[England]]. (ends Aug 8th)
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* '''2007''' – [[21st World Scout Jamboree]] begins in [[Hylands Park]], [[England]]. (ends Aug 8th)
'''29th'''
'''29th'''
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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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* '''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.
'''30th'''
'''30th'''
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* '''[[1920]]''' – First World Scout Jamboree begins in Olympia, London, England (ended Aug 7th).
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* '''1920''' – First World Scout Jamboree begins in Olympia, London, England (ended Aug 7th).
'''31st'''
'''31st'''
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* '''[[1932]]''' – Opening of [[Our Chalet]]
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* '''1932''' – Opening of [[Our Chalet]]
==August==
==August==
* '''AUGUST''' -
* '''AUGUST''' -
'''1st-9th'''
'''1st-9th'''
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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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* '''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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* '''1971''' – [[13th World Scout Jamboree]] begins, in Fujinomiya City on Asagiri-kogen, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, with breathtaking views of [[Mount Fuji]].
'''1st-11th'''
'''1st-11th'''
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* '''[[1995]]''' – 18th World Scout Jamboree [[Dronten]], [[Flevoland]], [[Netherlands]].
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* '''1995''' – 18th World Scout Jamboree [[Dronten]], [[Flevoland]], [[Netherlands]].
'''3rd'''
'''3rd'''
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*'''[[2005]]''' –[[ 2005 National Scout Jamboree| Sixteenth National Jamboree]] ends.
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*'''2005''' –[[ 2005 National Scout Jamboree| Sixteenth National Jamboree]] ends.
'''6th'''
'''6th'''
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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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* '''1900''' – [[William Hillcourt|William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt]], the ''father of American Scouting'', is born in Denmark.
'''7th'''
'''7th'''
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* '''[[1920]]''' – 1st World Scout Jamboree ends (began Jul 30th).
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* '''1920''' – 1st World Scout Jamboree ends (began Jul 30th).
'''8th'''
'''8th'''
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* '''[[2007]]''' – [[21st World Scout Jamboree]] ends in [[Hylands Park]], England]]. (began Jul 27th)
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* '''2007''' – [[21st World Scout Jamboree]] ends in [[Hylands Park]], England]]. (began Jul 27th)
'''18th-28th'''
'''18th-28th'''
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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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* '''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.
'''21st'''
'''21st'''
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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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* '''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]].
==September==
==September==
* '''SEPTEMBER''' -
* '''SEPTEMBER''' -
'''8th-19th'''
'''8th-19th'''
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* '''[[1919]]''' – The first [[Wood Badge]] course is held at [[Gilwell Park]], [[England]].
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* '''1919''' – The first [[Wood Badge]] course is held at [[Gilwell Park]], [[England]].
==October==
==October==
* '''OCTOBER''' -
* '''OCTOBER''' -
'''31st'''
'''31st'''
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* '''[[1860]]''' – [[Juliette Low]], American founder of the Girl Scouts, is born.
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* '''1860''' – [[Juliette Low]], American founder of the Girl Scouts, is born.
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* '''[[1936]]''' – The [[Boy Scouts of the Philippines]] is founded.
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* '''1936''' – The [[Boy Scouts of the Philippines]] is founded.
==November==
==November==
* '''NOVEMBER''' -
* '''NOVEMBER''' -
'''9th'''
'''9th'''
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* '''[[1992]]''' – [[William Hillcourt|William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt]], the ''father of American Scouting'', dies in America.
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* '''1992''' – [[William Hillcourt|William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt]], the ''father of American Scouting'', dies in America.
'''30th'''
'''30th'''
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* '''[[1941]]''' – Formation of the clandestine Girl Scouts group called [[Mury]] in the [[Ravensbrück concentration camp]]
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* '''1941''' – Formation of the clandestine Girl Scouts group called [[Mury]] in the [[Ravensbrück concentration camp]]
==December==
==December==
* '''DECEMBER''' -
* '''DECEMBER''' -
'''27th'''
'''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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* '''1998''' – 19th World Scout Jamboree begins at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (ends Jan. 7, 1999).
'''28th'''
'''28th'''
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* '''[[2002]]''' – 20th World Scout Jamboree begins in Sattahip, Chonburi Province, Thailand (ends Jan. 7, 2003).
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* '''2002''' – 20th World Scout Jamboree begins in Sattahip, Chonburi Province, Thailand (ends Jan. 7, 2003).
==References==
==References==
[http://www.scouting.org/media/anniversary/history.html Boy Scouts of America Historical Highlights]
[http://www.scouting.org/media/anniversary/history.html Boy Scouts of America Historical Highlights]

Revision as of 06:30, April 1, 2008

Contents

January

  • JANUARY -

2nd

  • 1911 – The National Council office is established at 200 Fifth Avenue in New York City.

4th

7th

  • 1999 – 19th World Scout Jamboree ends at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (began Dec. 27, 1998).
  • 2003 – 20th World Scout Jamboree ends in Sattahip, Chonburi Province Thailand (began Dec. 28, 2002).

8th

11th

17th

24th

February

  • FEBRUARY -

Scout Sunday

  • 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".

8th

22nd

  • 1857 – Birthday of Robert Baden-Powell, "BP", the founder of Scouting. February is Scouting's anniversary month, all over the world.
  • 1889 – Birthday of Olave Baden-Powell, wife of "BP", World Chief Guide; BP and Olave shared a birthday!

28th

March

  • MARCH -

12th

17th

April

  • APRIL -

12th

May

  • MAY -

26th

June

  • JUNE -

2nd

15th

19th

30th

  • 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.
  • 1950 – Second National Jamboree, held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, begins. Ran June 30-July 6.

July

  • JULY -

4th

  • 1911 – The Boy Scouts of America receives the design patent for the First Class badge that symbolizes Scouting in the USA.

6th

  • 1950 – Second National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)

7th

9th

  • 1937 – First National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)

25th

27th

29th

30th

  • 1920 – First World Scout Jamboree begins in Olympia, London, England (ended Aug 7th).

31st

August

  • AUGUST -

1st-9th

1st-11th

3rd

6th

7th

  • 1920 – 1st World Scout Jamboree ends (began Jul 30th).

8th

18th-28th

  • 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.

21st

September

  • SEPTEMBER -

8th-19th

October

  • OCTOBER -

31st

November

  • NOVEMBER -

9th

30th

December

  • DECEMBER -

27th

  • 1998 – 19th World Scout Jamboree begins at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (ends Jan. 7, 1999).

28th

  • 2002 – 20th World Scout Jamboree begins in Sattahip, Chonburi Province, Thailand (ends Jan. 7, 2003).

References

Boy Scouts of America Historical Highlights

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