April 30: The Inauguration of George Washington

April 30, 1789: George Washington takes his oath of office in the first inaugural address, becoming the first President of the United States. "Long live George Washington, President of the United States!" - Chancellor of New York Robert Livingston   It was on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City …

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September 21: A New World, a New Scotland

September 21, 1621: King James VI of Scotland and I of England gives Sir Alexander of Stirling the Royal Charter for colonisation of Nova Scotia   At a time when Europe was expanding west and a new worlds were being forged, one man envisaged that Scotland would become a world power; Sir William Alexander of …

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