Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries

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Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/January

The Massachusetts Historical Society building in 2008
  • January 1, 1831 – The Liberator, a Boston based abolitionist newspaper known nationally for its uncompromising advocacy of emancipation, publishes its first issue.
  • January 5, 1868 – Roxbury, one of the first towns founded as part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, is annexed into the city of Boston.
  • January 17, 1950 – In what was at the time the largest robbery in the history of the United States, over $2.5 million in cash, checks, and money orders is stolen in the Great Brink's Robbery.
  • January 24, 1791 – The Massachusetts Historical Society (pictured), a major archive of early American, Massachusetts, and New England history, is founded by Reverend Jeremy Belknap.

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/February

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/March

Wellesley College's Tower Court building

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/April

The MIT Media Lab building

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/May

Massachusetts militiamen with fixed bayonets surround a parade of peaceful strikers

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/June

Engraving depicting the Salem Witch Trials

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/July

USS Long Beach at sea

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/August

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones in concert

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/September

Babson College's Olin Hall

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/October

A portion of the Granite Railway

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/November

Illustration of the Beacon Hill Reservoir

Portal:Massachusetts/Selected anniversaries/December

The lithograph "The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor"