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    • Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address
      On November 19, 1863, at the dedication of a military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivers one of the most memorable speeches in American history. In just 272 words, Lincoln brilliantly and movingly reminded a war-weary public why ...
    • Soviet counterattack at Stalingrad
      The Soviet Red Army under General Georgi Zhukov launches Operation Uranus, the great Soviet counteroffensive that turned the tide in the Battle of Stalingrad. On June 22, 1941, despite the terms of the Nazi-Soviet Pact of 1939, Nazi Germany launched a massive invasion against the USSR. Aided by its ...
    • Sadat visits Israel
      In an unprecedented move for an Arab leader, Egyptian president Anwar el-Sadat travels to Jerusalem to seek a permanent peace settlement with Israel after decades of conflict. Sadat’s visit, in which he met with Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and spoke before the Knesset (Parliament), was ...
    • Pele scores 1,000th goal
      Brazilian soccer great Pele scores his 1,000th professional goal in a game, against Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium. It was a major milestone in an illustrious career that included three World Cup championships. Pele, considered one of the greatest soccer players ever to take the ...
    • Chaplain Charles Watters receives Medal of Honor
      For action this date, Chaplain (Major) Charles Watters of the 173rd Airborne Brigade is awarded the Medal of Honor. Chaplain Watters was serving with the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry when it conducted an attack against North Vietnamese forces entrenched on Hill 875 during the Battle of Dak To. ...
    • Cambodians appeal for help
      Cambodians appeal to Saigon for help as communist forces move closer to Phnom Penh. Saigon officials revealed that in the previous week, an eight-person Cambodian delegation flew to the South Vietnamese capital to officially request South Vietnamese artillery and engineer support for beleaguered ...
    • Notre Dame and MSU play to a classic tie
      On November 19, 1966, in college football, first-ranked Notre Dame and second-ranked Michigan State play to a 10-10 tie at Spartan Stadium. The Irish, per coach Ara Parseghian’s instructions, ran out the clock at the end of the game instead of passing to score and risking an interception. After the ...
    • James A. Garfield is born
      On this day in 1831, future President James A. Garfield is born to an impoverished family near Cleveland, Ohio. He weighed a whopping 10 pounds at birth, was a voracious reader and, as a young boy, worked driving the teams of horses that pulled barges along canals. Garfield was a minister in the ...
    • Shane author Jack Schaefer is born
      Jack Schaefer, the author of Shane, one of the most popular westerns of all time, is born in Cleveland, Ohio. During the first half of his life, Schaefer was a successful journalist, but Shane was his first attempt at a novel. Published in 1949, when ...
    • Poet and critic Allen Tate is born
      On this day in 1899, poet and critic Allen Tate is born in Winchester, Kentucky. Tate attended Vanderbilt University, where he helped found a well-regarded poetry magazine called The Fugitive, along with poet John Crowe Ransom. The Fugitives, as the poets called themselves, advocated Southern ...
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Welcome

2018 Virginia Beach Hamfest
September 8, 2018
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Lat: 36.8462° N Lon: 75.9873° W

Talk-in has been changed and the new Frequency is:

146.895 – PL 141.3

DMR Suggested Simplex frequency 441.000 TG 99, TS 1

General Admission 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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