Education

 U.S. #1093 honors the 100th anniversary of the National Education Association.
July 1, 1957

Teachers of America Issue

On July 1, 1957, the Teachers of America stamp was issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Education Association (NEA). The stamp was issued in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the site where the NEA was founded 100 years earlier.

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 U.S. #1121 was issued on Webster’s 200th birthday.
May 28, 1843

Death of Noah Webster 

On May 28, 1843, author and lexicographer Noah Webster died in New Haven, Connecticut.

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 Tuvalu #1054 - A 2007 Pope Benedict photomosaic stamp sheet.
April 24, 2005

Inauguration of Pope Benedict XVI 

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Catholic Church on April 24, 2005.

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 U.S. #1399 was issued on the 125th anniversary of Blackwell’s graduation.
January 23, 1849

America’s First Female Doctor 

On January 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in America to graduate from medical school.

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 U.S. #1380 was issued for the 150th anniversary of the Dartmouth College Case.
December 13, 1769

Founding of Dartmouth College 

On December 13, 1769, Dartmouth College received its charter.

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