- 5 1886 - Rose Wilder Lane born. 1933- US Prohibition of alcohol repealed.
- 7 1941 - Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, giving US the excuse to declare war on Japan.
- 8 1991 - Soviet Union dies.
- 11 1735 - Paul Revere born. 1971- Libertarian Party founded
- 12 1673 - First organized tax rebellion in America.
- 15 1791 - Bill of Rights ratified in America. Immediately violated.
- 16 1773 - Sam Adams' Sons of Liberty stage Boston Tea Party.
- 17 1860 - South Carolina Secession Convention issues resolution supporting secession.
- 20 1989 - Uprising topples Communist regime in Timisoara, Romania.
- 22 1731 - Dutch revolt against tax on meat.
- 23 1776 - Thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls." 1913-Federal Reserve Act signed into law by President Wilson. How ironic.
- 24 2002 - World Sousveillance Day; watch the watchers.
- 26 1776 - British troops suffer major defeat in the Battle of Trenton.
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