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Visit September 2014's archived History Home Page
to learn how the U.S. Census Bureau commemorated
the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore
and the bombardment of Fort McHenry.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

December 2014: Gone With the Wind

December 15, 2014, marked the 75th anniversary of the Atlanta, GA, Loew's Grand Theatre premier of Gone With the Wind. Learn more about the award-winning film, its stars, and the American film industry.

November 2014: Abraham Lincoln

November marked the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, marriage to Mary Todd, and his Thanksgiving Proclamation that permenently established the holiday as an annual celebration at the end of the month. Learn more about Lincoln and his impact on the nation using census data and records.

October 2014: The American Automobile Industry

October is an exciting month for automotive enthusiasts and historians. Not only did Henry Ford introduce the Model T and Model A in October 1908 and 1927 respectively, but the month also features birthdays of automotive visionaries and daredevils, and the dedication of the Lincoln Highway. Learn more about the automobile industry and its history.

September 2014: The Battle of Baltimore

The United States celebrated the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812's Battle of Baltimore and the bombardment of Fort McHenry in September 2014. Learn more about the War of 1812, its combatants, and the United States in the early 19th century.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Census History Staff | Last Revised: January 28, 2019