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   Native American Writer Born    
   January 31, 1798
   Explorer Gosnold Names "Cape Cod"   
   May 15, 1602
   The Fortune Sails from Plymouth for England   
   December 13, 1621
   Site for Cambridge Selected   
   December 28, 1630
   Puritans Leave for Massachusetts   
   April 7, 1630
   William Pynchon Buys Land for Springfield   
   July 15, 1635
   Roger Williams Banished   
   October 9, 1635
   Marblehead Carved Out of Salem   
   May 6, 1635
   Anne Hutchinson Banished   
   March 22, 1638
   First Slaves Arrive in Massachusetts   
   February 26, 1638
   Massachusetts Passes First Education Law   
   April 14, 1642
   Winthrop Buys Passage for Ironworkers   
   May 5, 1643
   Massachusetts Bay Colony Bans Catholic Priests   
   May 26, 1647
   Quakers Outlawed in Plymouth   
   December 3, 1658
   Christmas Celebration Outlawed   
   December 25, 1659
   Jury Finds Mary Parsons Not Guilty of Witchcraft   
   May 13, 1675
   King Philip's War Breaks Out   
   June 24, 1675
   First Newspaper Published in the Colonies   
   September 25, 1690
   Abenaki Warriors Attack Groton   
   July 27, 1694
   Newbury Offers Wolf Bounty   
   March 9, 1704
   Boston's Poor Riot Over Cost of Bread   
   May 19, 1713
   Boston Lighthouse Lit for the First Time   
   September 14, 1716
   Dr. Boylston Experiments with Smallpox Inoculation   
   June 26, 1721
   Benjamin Franklin Introduces "Silence Dogood"   
   April 2, 1722
   Jonathan Edwards Ordained   
   February 5, 1727
   Boston Masons Organize First Grand Lodge in America   
   July 30, 1733
   Missionary Opens School for Mohican Indians   
   November 5, 1734
   Framingham Disassembles Meetinghouse   
   October 13, 1735
   Painter John Singleton Copley Born   
   July 3, 1738
   Boston Tea Party Raider Born   
   November 17, 1738
   Elizabeth Porter Phelps Born   
   November 24, 1747
   Lucy Terry Prince Composes Poem   
   August 28, 1748
   Isaiah Thomas Born   
   January 19, 1749
   Mercy Otis Marries James Warren   
   November 14, 1754
   Amherst's Troops Camp on Boston Common   
   September 18, 1758
   Massachusetts Soldiers Threaten Mutiny   
   September 30, 1759
   Boston Burns   
   March 20, 1760
   America's First Black Poet Purchased as a Slave   
   July 11, 1761
   Boston Mob Protests Stamp Act   
   August 14, 1765
   James Otis, Jr., Enrages Colonial Governor   
   June 21, 1768
   Five Die in Boston Massacre   
   March 5, 1770
   Bedford Responds to "Boston Pamphlet"   
   March 1, 1773
   "John Howe" Spies on Concord — or Not   
   April 11, 1775
   Abigail Adams Knows    
   February 2, 1775
   Battle Begins on Lexington Common   
   April 19, 1775
   Washington Commissions First Naval Officer   
   September 2, 1775
   Henry Knox Brings Cannon to Boston   
   January 24, 1776
   Agrippa Hull Enlists   
   May 1, 1777
   Brookfield Woman Put to Death   
   July 2, 1778
   Massachusetts Approves State Constitution   
   June 16, 1780
   Natick Established   
   February 19, 1781
   Loyalist Despairs at British Defeat   
   December 9, 1781
   Jury Decides in Favor of Elizabeth "Mum Bett" Freeman   
   August 22, 1781
   John Quincy Adams Returns to Paris   
   August 9, 1783
   Town Meeting Auctions Poor Woman to Lowest Bidder   
   October 18, 1786
   Rebels Attack Springfield Arsenal   
   January 25, 1787
   Washington Ends Visit to Massachusetts   
   October 31, 1789
   Eli Whitney Patents the Cotton Gin   
   March 14, 1794
   Architect Charles Bulfinch Obtains Mortgage   
   December 18, 1794
   Hasty Pudding Club Forms at Harvard   
   September 8, 1795
   USS Constitution Launched in Boston   
   October 21, 1797
   The 'Sacred' Cod Moves to the New State House   
   January 11, 1798
   William Dawes Dies   
   February 25, 1799
   Revolutionary War Commander Artemas Ward Dies   
   October 28, 1800
   Indian Boys Arrive in Longmeadow   
   January 23, 1800
   Berkshire Town Sends Giant Cheese Ball to Washington   
   July 20, 1801
   Deborah Sampson Performs in Boston   
   March 26, 1802
   Harvard Awards Bowditch Honorary Degree   
   August 25, 1802
   Samuel Adams Dies   
   October 2, 1803
   "Snow Hurricane" Hits Massachusetts   
   October 10, 1804
   African Meeting House Opens   
   December 4, 1806
   Oliver Wendell Holmes Born in Cambridge   
   August 29, 1809
   Boston Doctors Appeal for Mental Hospital   
   August 10, 1810
   Writer Margaret Fuller Born   
   May 23, 1810
   "Gerrymander" Born in Massachusetts   
   February 11, 1812
   News of Peace Treaty Reaches Boston   
   February 12, 1815
   Paul Cuffe Sails for Sierra Leone   
   December 10, 1815
   Woman's Rights Pioneer Lucy Stone Born   
   August 13, 1818
   First Missionaries Leave for Hawaii   
   October 23, 1819
   Whaleship Essex Sinks   
   November 20, 1820
   Massachusetts Loses Maine   
   March 15, 1820
   Newburyport Fire Leads to Execution for Arson   
   May 18, 1820
   Massachusetts General Hospital Admits First Patient   
   September 3, 1821
   Bostonians Lay Cornerstone for Bunker Hill Monument   
   June 17, 1825
   Quincy's Granite Industry Begins   
   November 16, 1825
   First Steamboat Passes Through South Hadley Canal   
   December 1, 1826
   Quincy's Market Opens   
   August 26, 1826
   John Adams Dies   
   July 4, 1826
   Perkins School for the Blind Incorporated   
   March 2, 1829
   Indian Rights Activist Born in Amherst   
   October 15, 1830
   David Walker Found Dead   
   June 28, 1830
   Transcendentalists Publish The Dial   
   June 30, 1830
   Legislature Allows Establishment of Mount Auburn Cemetery   
   June 23, 1831
   Horatio Alger Born   
   January 13, 1832
   Indians in Mashpee Demand Self-Government   
   May 21, 1833
   Abner Kneeland Prints Blasphemous Letter   
   December 20, 1833
   "Richest Woman in America" Born in New Bedford   
   November 21, 1834
   Charlestown Convent Lies in Ruins   
   August 12, 1834
   Longfellow's Wife Dies   
   November 29, 1835
   First Students Arrive at Mt. Holyoke Seminary   
   November 8, 1837
   Firemen and Irish Clash in Boston Riot   
   June 11, 1837
   Architect H.H. Richardson Born   
   September 29, 1838
   Angelina Grimke Addresses Legislature   
   February 21, 1838
   Frederick Douglass First Addresses White Audience   
   August 11, 1841
   Harvard Shakers Record Spiritual Visit   
   December 30, 1841
   Dorothea Dix Begins Her Crusade   
   March 28, 1841
   Utopians Purchase Brook Farm   
   October 11, 1841
   Herman Melville Sails from New Bedford   
   January 3, 1841
   Alcott Family Arrives at Fruitlands    
   June 1, 1843
   Millerites Await End of the World   
   October 22, 1844
   First African American Graduate of Harvard Born   
   January 30, 1844
   Charles Goodyear Receives Patent for Vulcanized Rubber   
   June 15, 1844
   Father of Psychology Born   
   February 1, 1844
   Boston Jews Petition for First Cemetery   
   April 29, 1844
   "Johnny Appleseed" Dies   
   March 18, 1845
   Legislature Guarantees Access to Public Schools   
   March 25, 1845
   Boston Dentist Demonstrates Ether   
   October 16, 1846
   Henry David Thoreau Spends Night in Jail   
   July 23, 1846
   Fire Nearly Destroys Nantucket Town   
   July 13, 1846
   First Merriam-Webster Dictionary Published in Springfield   
   September 24, 1847
   Maria Mitchell Discovers Comet   
   October 1, 1847
   Bostonians Respond to Irish Famine   
   February 18, 1847
   Boston Celebrates Opening of Aqueduct   
   October 25, 1848
   Dr. Harriot K. Hunt Visits the Shakers   
   July 7, 1848
   Worcester Becomes a City    
   February 29, 1848
   First American-Made Valentines Sold   
   February 14, 1849
   Hawthorne and Melville Meet for the First Time   
   August 5, 1850
   Professor's Murder Trial Begins   
   March 19, 1850
   First National Woman's Rights Convention Ends in Worcester   
   October 24, 1850
   First YMCA in the United States Organized in Boston   
   December 15, 1851
   Shadrach Minkins Seized   
   February 15, 1851
   Paper Publishes First Installment of Uncle Tom's Cabin   
   June 5, 1851
   George McNeill Organizes Workers   
   June 2, 1852
   The Great Republic Burns   
   December 26, 1853
   George Peabody Thanks Danvers   
   November 30, 1853
   Sarah Remond Ejected from Boston Theater   
   May 4, 1853
   Patent Office Rules in Favor of Elias Howe   
   July 1, 1854
   Fugitive Slave Anthony Burns Arrested   
   May 24, 1854
   Charlotte Forten Enters Salem Normal School   
   March 13, 1855
   Captain Absalom Boston Dies on Nantucket   
   June 6, 1855
   Boston Minister Tried for Inciting a Riot   
   April 3, 1855
   Rockport Women Smash Liquor Barrels   
   July 8, 1856
   Sumner Attacked in U.S. Senate   
   May 22, 1856
   John Brown Speaks in Concord    
   March 12, 1857
   First Issue of The Atlantic Monthly Published   
   November 1, 1857
   Balloonist Takes First Aerial Photograph   
   October 8, 1860
   Lynn Shoeworkers Strike   
   February 22, 1860
   Sixth Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment Organized    
   January 21, 1861
   Fitchburg Forms Ladies Soldier's Aid Society   
   September 16, 1861
   Boston Abolitionists Await Emancipation Proclamation   
   December 31, 1862
   Edward Everett Gives Gettysburg Address   
   November 19, 1863
   54th Massachusetts Regiment Marches Through Boston   
   May 28, 1863
   Lowell Women Sign On to Teach in the West   
   January 26, 1864
   Sculptor Edmonia Lewis Displays Work in Boston   
   November 11, 1864
   State House Celebrates "Return of the Colors"   
   December 22, 1865
   Charles Dickens Begins Second American Tour   
   December 2, 1867
   Office to Help Freed Slaves Opens in Worcester   
   September 27, 1867
   Emily Greene Balch Born   
   January 8, 1867
   Ames Brothers Celebrate "Golden Spike"   
   May 10, 1869
   Chinese Workers Arrive in North Adams   
   June 13, 1870
   Sophia Smith Endows New Women's College   
   March 8, 1870
   Dr. Susan Dimock Begins Medical Residency   
   August 20, 1872
   Great Fire Devastates Boston   
   November 9, 1872
   Globe Publishes First Edition   
   March 4, 1872
   Duxbury Dedicates Standish Monument   
   October 7, 1872
   Worcester Puts Fosters' Home Up For Auction   
   February 20, 1872
   Dewey Proposes Library Classification System   
   May 8, 1873
   First Train Reaches Provincetown   
   July 22, 1873
   Dam Breaks, Causing Catastrophic Flood   
   May 16, 1874
   Workers Complete Hoosac Tunnel   
   November 27, 1874
   Lewis Latimer Awarded First Patent   
   February 10, 1874
   Ellen Swallow Marries Robert Richards   
   June 4, 1875
   Alexander Graham Bell Receives First Patent   
   March 7, 1876
   Revenue Cutter Service School Established in New Bedford   
   July 31, 1876
   Northampton Bank Receives Ransom Note   
   February 28, 1876
   Free Love Supporters Protest at Faneuil Hall   
   August 1, 1878
   Erastus Bigelow Dies   
   December 6, 1879
   Boston Celebrates 250th Birthday   
   September 17, 1880
   Frances Perkins Born in Boston   
   April 10, 1880
   Concord Women Cast First Votes   
   March 29, 1880
   Lydia Maria Child Dies   
   October 20, 1880
   Mabel Todd First Describes Emily Dickinson   
   September 15, 1882
   Boston Wheelmen Sponsor Nation's First 100-Mile Bicycle Race   
   September 6, 1882
   Nation's First Country Club Established   
   January 14, 1882
   Hawthorne Visits Natural Bridge in North Adams   
   August 17, 1883
   Fall River Church Locks Out Priest   
   December 16, 1884
   Globe Publishes First "Confidential Chat"   
   May 11, 1884
   Harry "Bucky" Lew Born    
   January 4, 1884
   Boston Swears in First Irish-born Mayor   
   January 5, 1885
   Matzeliger Demonstrates Revolutionary Machine   
   May 29, 1885
   Alice Freeman and George Palmer Marry   
   December 23, 1887
   Activist Florence Luscomb Born   
   February 6, 1887
   Fans Celebrate John L. Sullivan   
   August 18, 1887
   "Storm Warriors" Rescue 29 Sailors off Hull   
   November 25, 1888
   Annie Oakley Purchases Smith & Wesson Gun   
   April 25, 1888
   Blizzard Shuts Down Massachusetts   
   March 11, 1888
   Birth Control Pioneer Born   
   March 24, 1890
   First Game of Basketball Played in Springfield   
   December 21, 1891
   John Greenleaf Whittier Dies   
   September 7, 1892
   Lizzie Borden's Father and Stepmother Murdered   
   August 4, 1892
   Dr. Joslin Makes First Entry in Diabetic Ledger   
   August 2, 1893
   Massachusetts Creates Nation's First Regional Park System   
   June 3, 1893
   "Mill Girl" Writer Lucy Larcom Dies   
   April 17, 1893
   Percy Spencer, Inventor of Microwave Oven, Born   
   July 19, 1894
   Holyoke Man Invents Volleyball    
   February 9, 1895
   Boston's "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald Elected to Congress   
   November 6, 1895
   Fannie Farmer Cookbook Published    
   January 7, 1896
   Revere Beach Opens   
   July 12, 1896
   Nation's First Subway Opens in Boston   
   September 1, 1897
   State Acts to Protect Mt. Greylock   
   June 20, 1898
   Ground Broken for Symphony Hall   
   June 12, 1899
   Watertown-built Car Climbs Mt. Washington   
   August 31, 1899
   Salem Brothers Incorporate Game Company   
   December 12, 1901
   Boston Celebrates First Evacuation Day   
   March 17, 1901
   Writer Edith Wharton Builds in Lenox   
   June 7, 1902
   Marconi Transmits Radio Message    
   January 18, 1903
   Gardner Museum Opens   
   February 23, 1903
   King Gillette Patents Safety Razor   
   November 15, 1904
   Brownies Take a Winter Swim   
   January 1, 1904
   W.E.B. DuBois Returns to Harvard   
   April 23, 1904
   First Esperanto Society Formed   
   February 16, 1905
   First Lepers Arrive on Penikese Island   
   November 18, 1905
   Christian Scientists Dedicate Mother Church   
   June 10, 1906
   Gloucester Fish Companies Merge   
   March 31, 1906
   Tupperware Inventor Born   
   July 28, 1907
   Julia Ward Howe Elected to American Academy of Arts   
   January 28, 1908
   Pilgrim Monument Completed in Provincetown   
   August 21, 1909
   Foster Furcolo, State's First Italian American Governor, Born   
   July 29, 1911
   Bread and Roses Strike Begins   
   January 12, 1912
   Crowd Gathers to Hear Writer Mary Antin   
   December 8, 1912
   Strike Ends in Hopedale   
   July 5, 1913
   Brookline Amateur Wins U.S. Open   
   September 19, 1913
   The "Big E" Incorporated   
   May 27, 1914
   "The Birth of a Nation" Sparks Protest   
   April 26, 1915
   Voters Deny Massachusetts Women the Vote   
   November 2, 1915
   Evangelist Billy Sunday Draws 70,000 to Boston Revival   
   November 12, 1916
   Boston Holds First "Rat Day"   
   February 13, 1917
   Boston Movie Mogul Releases First Movie   
   December 29, 1918
   German U-Boat Attacks Cape Cod   
   July 21, 1918
   Flu Epidemic Begins in Boston   
   August 27, 1918
   Senator Edward Brooke Born   
   October 26, 1919
   Great Molasses Flood    
   January 15, 1919
   Telephone Operators Strike   
   April 20, 1919
   Boston Police Vote to Unionize, Precipitating Riots   
   August 15, 1919
   Ponzi Scheme Begins to Unravel   
   July 24, 1920
   Isaac Asimov Born   
   January 2, 1920
   Henrietta Leavitt Buried in Cambridge   
   December 14, 1921
   Massachusetts Audubon Society Makes First Land Purchase   
   September 9, 1922
   Calvin Coolidge Sworn in as President   
   August 3, 1923
   Ku Klux Klan Rallies in Worcester   
   October 19, 1924
   Otis House Moved   
   June 27, 1925
   Robert Cormier Born   
   January 17, 1925
   H.L. Mencken Arrested in Boston   
   April 5, 1926
   Weepin' Willie Robinson Born   
   July 6, 1926
   Robert Goddard Launches Space Age   
   March 16, 1926
   Massachusetts Executes Sacco and Vanzetti   
   August 23, 1927
   Coast Guard Cutter Collides with Navy Submarine   
   December 17, 1927
   Worcester Airport Opens   
   October 3, 1927
   New Bedford Strikers Cast Vote   
   October 6, 1928
   Boston Doctors Use First Iron Lung   
   October 12, 1928
   Mayor Curley Jeopardizes Election    
   November 3, 1929
   Stock Market Crash Heralds Great Depression   
   October 29, 1929
   Clarence Birdseye Tests Frozen Food   
   March 6, 1930
   First CCC Enrollees Arrive at Ft. Devens    
   April 13, 1933
   Northfield Couple Launches U.S. Youth Hostel Movement   
   December 27, 1934
   Flood Devastates Springfield   
   March 21, 1936
   Trainer Discovers Seabiscuit at Suffolk Downs   
   June 29, 1936
   Hurricane Devastates New England   
   September 21, 1938
   BSO Conductor Celebrates Birthday at Tanglewood   
   July 26, 1940
   Composer Stravinsky Visits Gropius House in Lincoln   
   May 2, 1940
   Paul Revere Statue Unveiled   
   September 22, 1940
   WW II Sends Record Number of Bay State Women to Work   
   December 7, 1941
   Ted Shawn Theater Opens at Jacob's Pillow   
   July 9, 1942
   G.E. Engineers Test Jet Engine   
   April 18, 1942
   First Artificial Snow Falls on Mt. Greylock   
   November 13, 1946
   Quabbin Reservoir Filled to the Brim   
   June 22, 1946
   Malcolm X Imprisoned   
   February 27, 1946
   Boston Public Library Receives $1 Million Donation   
   September 5, 1947
   Jordan Marsh Announces New Store   
   March 27, 1947
   Kerouac Writes First Novel   
   March 23, 1948
   Boston Receives First Transcontinental TV Broadcast   
   September 4, 1951
   Route 128 Opens Boston's High Tech Age   
   August 24, 1951
   Children's Cancer Research Foundation Incorporated   
   June 8, 1951
   Shoppers' World Launches Mall Era   
   October 5, 1951
   Tip O’Neill Announces Run for Congress   
   April 16, 1952
   Rocky Marciano Wins First World Heavyweight Title   
   September 23, 1952
   The Crucible Opens on Broadway   
   January 22, 1953
   Tornado Devastates Worcester    
   June 9, 1953
   Central Artery Project Announced   
   August 8, 1954
   Supreme Court Strikes Down "Separate but Equal"   
   May 17, 1954
   Pitcher Cy Young Dies   
   November 4, 1955
   Tenley Albright Wins Olympic Gold   
   February 3, 1956
   The Stockholm Rams the Andrea Doria   
   July 25, 1956
   Berkshire-Hathaway Announces Mill Closing   
   May 7, 1958
   Quincy Shipyard Launches First Nuclear Powered Cruiser   
   July 14, 1959
   Poet Anne Sexton Publishes First Book   
   April 22, 1960
   Ted Williams Bats for the Last Time   
   September 28, 1960
   Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers Dies   
   September 10, 1960
   Brandeis University Receives Phi Beta Kappa Charter   
   August 30, 1961
   J.F.K. Signs Bill Creating Cape Cod National Seashore   
   August 7, 1961
   JFK's Farewell to Massachusetts Legislature    
   January 9, 1961
   Police Find First Victim of "Boston Strangler"   
   June 14, 1962
   Robert Frost Dies   
   January 29, 1963
   John Updike Elected to National Institute of Arts and Letters   
   April 1, 1964
   Fire Rages at Myles Standish State Forest   
   May 25, 1964
   Mt. Holyoke Cable Car Burned   
   February 17, 1965
   James Reeb Dies in Alabama   
   March 10, 1965
   Arlo Guthrie Convicted of Littering   
   November 28, 1965
   Celtics Coach Red Auerbach Retires   
   April 28, 1966
   Activists Erect "Tent City" in Boston    
   April 27, 1968
   Anti-war Activists Sentenced to Prison   
   July 10, 1968
   Boston Mourns Martin Luther King, Jr.   
   April 4, 1968
   Governor Honors Activist Melnea Cass   
   June 19, 1968
   Springfield Armory Closes    
   April 30, 1968
   Harvard Students Occupy University Hall   
   April 9, 1969
   First "National Day of Mourning" Held in Plymouth   
   November 26, 1970
   Vietnam Veterans Arrested on Lexington Green   
   May 30, 1971
   Critic Declares Springsteen Future of Rock and Roll   
   May 9, 1974
   First Whale Watch Departs   
   April 15, 1975
   Norman Rockwell Wins Medal of Freedom   
   January 10, 1977
   Blizzard Paralyzes Massachusetts   
   February 7, 1978
   Mashpee Indians Sue for Recognition   
   October 17, 1978
   U.S. Hockey Team Wins Olympic Gold   
   February 24, 1980
   First Legal Sea Foods Lost to Fire   
   January 16, 1980
   Rosie Ruiz Steals Boston Marathon   
   April 21, 1980
   Hemingway Room Dedicated at JFK Library   
   July 18, 1980
   American Optical Celebrates 150th Anniversary   
   June 18, 1983
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   December 31, 1984
   Complaint Filed on Toxic Pollution in Woburn   
   May 14, 1984
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   December 31, 1984
   Doug Flutie Throws "Hail Mary" Pass   
   November 23, 1984
   Polaroid Wins Patent Suit Against Kodak   
   September 13, 1985
   Underwater Explorer Proves Wreck is Whydah   
   October 30, 1985
   Congress Designates Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor   
   November 10, 1986
   Red Sox Retire Yastrzemski's Number   
   August 6, 1989
   Abbie Hoffman Dies   
   April 12, 1989
   Yiddish Book Rescuer Wins Genius Grant   
   July 17, 1989
   Legislature Designates Day of Remembrance for Armenian Genocide    
   April 24, 1990
   Boston Ends Discharge of Sewer Sludge into Harbor   
   December 24, 1991
   Silvio Conte Dies   
   February 8, 1991
   Final Episode of "Cheers" Airs   
   May 20, 1993
   Boston Celtics Retire Larry Bird's Number   
   February 4, 1993
   Aerosmith Opens Lansdowne Street Music Hall   
   December 19, 1994
   Skater Nancy Kerrigan Assaulted   
   January 6, 1994
   Fire Destroys Malden Mills   
   December 11, 1995
   Boston Garden Hosts Final Game   
   September 26, 1995
   UMass Plays in Final Four   
   March 30, 1996
   Borden Announces Plan to Sell Prince Pasta Plant   
   July 16, 1997
   Ceremony Honors Early Indian Students   
   May 3, 1997
   "Good Will Hunting" Released   
   December 5, 1997
   UMass Researchers Clone Calves   
   January 20, 1998
   Reading Launches Favorite Poem Project   
   April 8, 1998
   Oak Bluffs Writer Dorothy West Dies   
   August 16, 1998
   Babysitter Wins Lottery Jackpot   
   April 6, 1999
   Margaret Marshall Appointed to Supreme Judicial Court   
   October 14, 1999
   Memorial to Anne Bradstreet Dedicated   
   September 12, 2000
   Bill Belichick Named Head Coach of the Patriots   
   January 27, 2000
   Dracut Pilot Dies on American Airlines Flight #11   
   September 11, 2001
   Ruiz Wins World Heavyweight Championship   
   March 3, 2001
   Northampton Dedicates Sojourner Truth Statue   
   October 4, 2002
   Dunkin’ Donuts Founder Dies   
   September 20, 2002
   Smithsonian Puts Julia Child's Kitchen on Display   
   August 19, 2002
   Islamic Society Breaks Ground in Roxbury   
   November 7, 2002
   Springfield Dedicates Memorial to Dr. Seuss   
   May 31, 2002
   Eric Carle Museum Opens in Amherst   
   November 22, 2002
   Thousands Walk Across Zakim-Bunker Hill Bridge   
   May 12, 2002
   Red Sox Win World Series   
   October 27, 2004
   Last Elevated Train Runs in Boston   
   June 25, 2004