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COMMANDER'S CORNER:
Mike Bilich, Commander​

Our Post will once again host the Stand Down to be held Sept. 10, 2019. We'll need help again.​​​​​​​
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Dates To Remember​​​​​​​

August  2019

3 - National Home Visit

5 -  Stand Down Mtg 2 PM


11 - District 8 Staff Meeting
        Ravenna VFW Post 1055
       1 PM

12 -   Aux Nursing Home Visit
         6:30 P.M. 

13 -  Post Meetng Nominatons
        and Electon for 1 YR.
        Trustee  at 7 P.M. 

17 - Annual Corn Roast 1 - 6 PM 

20 -  VFW Auxi Meetng 6:30 PM

This Week In History Trivia
August 16th to August 22th

What Happened on 24th
1948 Berlin Airlift Increases Aircraft Numbers
1954 Communist Party Outlawed United States
1985 Union Carbide Bhopal Disaster 
1996 Hurricane Dolly Strikes Mexico 

What Happened on 25th
1944 Paris Liberated
1950 President Harry S. Truman Places Railroads Under Army Control
1975 Bruce Springsteen album "Born to Run" Released 
2005 Hurricane Katrina Makes Landfall In Florida 4 days before striking New Orleans


What Happenedon26th
1920 The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is formally adopted 
1932 Temporary Halt Called On Home Foreclosures 
1957 Ford Begins Production of Edsel Automobiles

What Happened on 27th
1955 Guinness Book of World Records Published For The First Time 
1979 Lord Louis Mountbatten Murdered 
1989 Sky TV Launched UK


What Happened on 28th
1937 Japanese Bomb Shanghai
1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. Gives "I Have A Dream Speech"
1968 10s Of Thousands Anti-Vietnam War Protestors Chicago
1996 Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife, Princess Diana, formally divorce

What Happened on 29th
1949 Russian Troops Mass On The Border Yugoslavia 
1949 The Soviet Union test their first atomic bomb 
1966 The Beatles play their final US Concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco
2005 Hurricane Katrina Strikes New Orlea

What Happened on 30th
1935 Wealth Tax Act Passed in the United States
1959 First Mini goes on sale in Britain for £497
1963 Direct Line Set Up Between Moscow and Washington to prevent the possibility of an accidental war
1989 Leona Helmsley convicted and sentenced


What Happened on 31th
1888 Jack the Ripper Kills His First Victim
1954 Hurricane Carol Strikes Long Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island
1997 Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed are killed in a car crash in Paris
2005 Curfew Placed On New Orleans

Average Price of Gas
1930 Cost of a gallon of Gas 20 cents

1940 Cost of a gallon of Gas 18 cents

1950 Cost of a gallon of Gas 27 cent

1960 Cost of a gallon of Gas 31 cents

1970 Cost of a gallon of Gas 36 cents​​​​​​​

1980 Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.19

1990 Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.15​​​​​​​

2000 Cost of a gallon of Gas 1.51


CANTEEN HOURS
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Mondays                            1:00 PM -   8:00 PM
Tueday - Saturrday           1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Sunday                               4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Side Entrance
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                       Post Picnic Ground Property
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