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1632

In 1632, Charles I of England granted Calvert a colonial charter, naming the colony after his wife, Queen Mary add something

 

George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore - Five weeks later, on 20 June 1632, the charter for Maryland passed the seals


1642

In 1642 a number of Puritans left Virginia for Maryland and founded Providence on the western shore of the upper Chesapeake Bay add something


1644

In 1644 William Claiborne, a Puritan, seized Kent Island while his associate, the pro-Parliament Puritan Richard Ingle, took over St. Mary's add something


1646

In 1646 Leonard Calvert returned with troops, recaptured St. Mary's City, and restored order add something


1649

Accordingly, in 1649 the Maryland General Assembly passed an Act Concerning Religion, which enshrined this principle by penalizing anyone who "reproached" a fellow Marylander based on religious affiliation add something

 

The House of Delegates passed the "Act concerning Religion" in 1649 granting religious liberty to all Trinitarian Christians add something


1650

In 1650 the Puritans revolted against the proprietary government add something


1658

The Puritan rule lasted until 1658 when the Calvert family and Lord Baltimore regained proprietary control and re-enacted the Toleration Act. add something


1662

Mixed-race children born to white mothers were considered free by the principle of "partus sequitur ventrem", by which children took the social status of their mothers, a principle of slave law that was adopted throughout the colonies, following Virginia in 1662 add something


1681

Negotiations ensued after the problem was discovered in 1681 add something


1682

A compromise proposed by Charles II in 1682 was undermined by Penn's receiving the additional grant of what is now Delaware add something


1688

After England's "Glorious Revolution" of 1688, Maryland outlawed Catholicism add something


1695

St. Mary's became the first capital of Maryland, and remained so for 60 years until 1695 add something


1704

In 1704, the Maryland General Assembly prohibited Catholics from operating schools, limited the corporate ownership of property to hamper religious orders from expanding or supporting themselves, and encouraged the conversion of Catholic children add something


1730

Hostilities erupted in 1730 and escalated through the first half of the decade, culminating in the deployment of military forces by Maryland in 1736 and by Pennsylvania in 1737 add something

 

The border dispute with Pennsylvania led to Cresap's War in the 1730s add something


1732

A provisional agreement had been established in 1732 add something


1738

The armed phase of the conflict ended in May 1738 with the intervention of King George II, who compelled the negotiation of a cease-fire add something


1760

In 1760, Maryland's current boundaries took form following the settlement of a long-running border dispute with Pennsylvania add something

 

Negotiations continued until a final agreement was signed in 1760 add something


1776

Maryland was an active participant in the events leading up to the American Revolution, and by 1776 its delegates signed the Declaration of Independence add something

 

John Hancock - Hancock served in Congress through some of the darkest days of the Revolutionary War. The British drove Washington from New York and New Jersey in 1776, which prompted Congress to flee to Baltimore, Maryland


1779

William Henry (gunsmith) - Henry later served in many positions of public responsibility, including Assistant Commissary General to the Continental Army for the district of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and, in 1779, Commissary of Hides for Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland


1788

It became the seventh state admitted to the Union after ratifying the new federal Constitution in 1788 add something


1789

Georgetown University, the first Catholic University, was founded in 1789 in what was part of Maryland add something


1790

In 1790, the state ceded land for the establishment of the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. add something

 

This land was ceded to the United States Federal Government in 1790 to form the District of Columbia add something

 

In December 1790, Maryland donated land selected by first President George Washington to the federal government for the creation of the new national capital of Washington, D.C. The land was provided along the north shore of the Potomac River from Montgomery and Prince George's counties, as well as from Fairfax County and Alexandria on the south shore of the Potomac in Virginia; however, the land donated by the Commonwealth of Virginia was later returned to that state by the District of Columbia retrocession in 1846 add something


1798

Mathias Shryock - Shryock was born in Maryland, where he married in 1798, but moved to Kentucky, eventually settling in Lexington, Kentucky


1806

Johns Hopkins - From 1806 to 1809, he likely attended The Free School of Anne Arundel County, which was located in today's Davidsonville, Maryland


1807

The first public university in the state is the University of Maryland, Baltimore, which was founded in 1807 and contains the University of Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and one of two law centers add something


1812

War of 1812 - During the War of 1812, the British military attempted to capture Baltimore, which was protected by Fort McHenry add something

 

Maryland has several sites of interest to military history, given Maryland's role in the American Civil War and in the War of 1812 add something


1820

Timothy Shay Arthur - Born just outside Newburgh, New York, New York, Arthur lived as a child in nearby Fort Montgomery, New York By 1820, Arthur's father, a miller, had relocated to Baltimore, Maryland, where Arthur briefly attended local schools


1852

Sarah Dorsey - In 1852, Ellis married Samuel Worthington Dorsey, an older man who was a member of a prominent Maryland family


1854

John Wilkes Booth - By the age of 16, Booth was interested in the theatre and in politics, becoming a delegate from Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland to a rally by the Know Nothing Party for Henry Winter Davis, the anti-immigrant party's candidate for Congress in the 1854 elections


1856

The flagship university and largest undergraduate institution in Maryland is the University of Maryland, College Park which was founded as the Maryland Agricultural College in 1856 and became a public land grant college in 1864 add something


1860

John Wilkes Booth - Booth was a member of the prominent 19th century Booth theatrical family from Maryland and, by the 1860s, was a well-known actor


1861

Samuel Mudd - American Civil War - With the advent of the American Civil War in 1861, the Southern Maryland slave system and the economy it supported rapidly began to collapse

 

Charles Sumner - Although the Radical Senators desired the immediate emancipation of slaves, President Lincoln, in 1861, was initially resistant to freeing the slaves, since the Union slave states Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri would be encouraged to join the Confederacy

 

Benjamin Franklin Butler (politician) - Butler arrived with the 8th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment by steamer at Annapolis, Maryland on April 20, 1861

 

State of emergency - Habeas corpus was suspended on April 27, 1861 during the American Civil War by Abraham Lincoln in parts of Maryland and some midwestern states, including southern Indiana

 

James Cooper (Pennsylvania) - American Civil War - When the American Civil War started, Cooper raised a brigade of volunteers in Maryland and was appointed brigadier general of volunteers in May 1861


1862

John Wilkes Booth - As the two fugitives hid in the woods nearby, Cox contacted Thomas A. Jones, his foster brother and a Confederate agent in charge of spy operations in the southern Maryland area since 1862

 

Johns Hopkins - In 1862 Hopkins wrote a letter to Lincoln requesting the President not to heed the detractors' calls and continue to keep soldiers stationed in Maryland

 

The largest and most significant battle in the state was the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg add something


1864

A new state constitution in 1864 abolished slavery and Maryland was first recognized as a "Free State" in that context add something

 

Democrats replaced the Constitution of 1864 with the Constitution of 1867 add something

 

Philip Sheridan - Valley Campaigns of 1864 - Throughout the war, the Confederacy sent armies out of Virginia through the Shenandoah Valley to invade Maryland and Pennsylvania and threaten Washington, D.C. Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early, following the same pattern in the Valley Campaigns of 1864, and hoping to distract Grant from the Siege of Petersburg, attacked Union forces near Washington and raided several towns in Pennsylvania

 

Samuel Mudd - In 1864, Maryland, which was exempt from Lincoln (Abraham_Lincoln)'s 1863 Emancipation Proclamation, abolished slavery, making it difficult for growers like Mudd to operate their plantations

 

Samuel Mudd - Many historians agree that President Abraham Lincoln's future assassin, John Wilkes Booth, visited Bryantown, Maryland, in November and December 1864, claiming to look for real estate investments


1866

Towson University, founded in 1866, is the state's second largest university add something


1867

Following passage of constitutional amendments that granted voting rights to freedmen, in 1867 the state extended suffrage to non-white males add something


1869

Samuel Mudd - He was released from prison on March 8, 1869 and returned home to Maryland on March 20, 1869


1876

Maryland has several historic and renowned private colleges and universities, the most prominent of which is Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876 with a grant from Baltimore entrepreneur Johns Hopkins add something


1877

Following the end of Reconstruction in 1877, Democrats devised means of disfranchising blacks, initially by physical intimidation and voter fraud, later by constitutional amendments and laws add something


1878

In 1878 the Chesapeake Bay Retriever was the first individual retriever breed recognized by the American Kennel Club. and was later adopted by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as their mascot add something


1892

In a series of laws passed between 1892 and 1908, reformers worked for standard state-issued ballots ; obtained closed voting booths to prevent party workers from "assisting" voters; initiated primary elections to keep party bosses from selecting candidates; and had candidates listed without party symbols, which discouraged the illiterate from participating add something


1902

In 1902 the state regulated conditions in mines; outlawed child laborers under the age of 12; mandated compulsory school attendance; and enacted the nation's first workers' compensation law add something


1904

The Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 burned for more than 30 hours, destroying 1,526 buildings and spanning 70 city blocks add something


1905

Disfranchising bills in 1905, 1907, and 1911 were rebuffed, in large part because of black opposition add something


1909

The College Park Airport is the nation's oldest, founded in 1909, and is still used add something


1910

The workers' compensation law was overturned in the courts, but was redrafted and finally enacted in 1910 add something

 

Millard Tydings - He attended the public schools of Harford County and graduated from Maryland Agricultural College in 1910


1913

Millard Tydings - He studied law at the University of Maryland School of Law, in Baltimore, and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Havre de Grace, Maryland in 1913

 

John Wilkes Booth - In response, the Maryland Historical Society published an account in 1913 by then-Baltimore mayor William M. Pegram, who had viewed Booth's remains upon the casket's arrival at the Weaver funeral home in Baltimore on February 18, 1869, for burial at Green Mount Cemetery


1916

Millard Tydings - Tydings was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1916, and was Speaker of the House from 1920-1922


1918

Dwight D. Eisenhower - In February of 1918 he was transferred to Camp Meade in Maryland with the 65th Engineers.


1919

Georgetown Preparatory School - In 1919, it moved to its current location on 90 acres in North Bethesda, Maryland


1922

Dwight D. Eisenhower - He assumed duties again at Camp Meade, Maryland commanding a battalion of tanks, where he remained until 1922.

 

Millard Tydings - He served in the Maryland State Senate during 1922-1923


1923

After Georgia congressman William D. Upshaw criticized Maryland openly in 1923 for not passing Prohibition laws, "Baltimore Sun" editor Hamilton Owens coined the "Free State" nickname for Maryland in that context, which was popularized by H. L. Mencken in a series of newspaper editorials add something

 

Millard Tydings - Tydings was elected as a Democrat to the 68th and 69th sessions of the U.S. Congress from the second district of Maryland , but was not a candidate for renomination in 1926, having become a candidate for the United States Senate


1932

The "Bonus Army" marched through the state in 1932 on its way to Washington, D.C. Maryland instituted its first ever income tax in 1937 to generate revenue for schools and welfare add something


1934

St. Clair Streett - After graduation In June 1934, he began a course at the Chemical Warfare School at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland, which he completed in August


1938

Passenger and freight steamboat service, once important throughout Chesapeake Bay and its many tributary rivers, ended in 1938 add something

 

Alger Hiss - On December 2, Chambers led HUAC investigators to a pumpkin patch on his Maryland farm; from a hollowed-out pumpkin in which he had hidden them the previous day, he produced five rolls of 35 mm film that he said came from Hiss in 1938, as well


1942

Eugene J. Martin - After his mother died in 1942 giving birth to Jerry Martin, the two brothers were placed in foster care in Washington DC. As a child, Eugene ran away on several occasions, was placed in reform school at six years of age, and eventually spent the remainder of his childhood on a farm in Clarksburg, Maryland where his foster parents were Franie and Madessa Snowdon.


1943

Llewellyn Thomas - From 1943 until 1945 he worked on ballistics at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland


1947

Dennis F. Rasmussen - "'Dennis F. Rasmussen"' is a Maryland politician, who ran as a Democrat in the 2006 Maryland U.S. Senate election


1950

University of Maryland, College Park - The Maryland wrestling team was dominant in the ACC throughout the 1950s and 1960s and returned to claim two more conference titles in the late 2000s


1951

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend - "'Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend"' is an American attorney who was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003


1952

In 1952 the eastern and western halves of Maryland were linked for the first time by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which replaced a nearby ferry service add something

 

Ocean City on the Atlantic Coast has been a popular beach destination in summer, particularly since the Chesapeake Bay Bridge was built in 1952 connecting the Eastern Shore to the more populated Maryland cities add something

 

John P. McDonough - McDonough was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and moved to Prince George's County, Maryland in 1952


1953

The Baltimore Colts represented the NFL in Baltimore from 1953 to 1983 before moving to Indianapolis add something

 

Charles Edward Merriam - Charles Merriam died on January 8, 1953, at Hilltop Hospital in Rockville, Maryland, after a long illness


1957

Rachel Carson - She moved to Silver Spring, Maryland, to care for Roger, and much of 1957 was spent putting their new living situation in order and focusing on specific environmental threats


1960

In an effort to reverse depopulation due to the loss of working-class industries, Baltimore initiated urban renewal projects in the 1960s with Charles Center and the Baltimore World Trade Center add something

 

Southern Maryland is still somewhat rural, but suburbanization from Washington, D.C. has encroached significantly since the 1960s; important local population centers include Lexington Park, Prince Frederick, and Waldorf add something


1961

Piedmont Airlines - The airline was formed in 1961 by Richard A. Henson as Henson Aviation, a fixed base operator in Hagerstown, Maryland


1962

The official state sport of Maryland, since 1962, is jousting; the official team sport since 2004 is lacrosse add something


1964

Rachel Carson - Between 1964 and 1990, near Brookeville in Montgomery County, Maryland were acquired and set aside as the Rachel Carson Conservation Park, administered by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission


1965

Millard Tydings - His son, Joe Tydings, was a Senator from Maryland from 1965-1971


1968

Piedmont Airlines - It initially developed a route structure serving Washington DC, Philadelphia and Baltimore while establishing a new headquarters for Allegheny Commuter at Salisbury, Maryland in 1968


1969

Hogan is the second Republican to become the Governor of Maryland after Spiro Agnew, who resigned in 1969 to become Vice President add something


1970

In 1970 the Census Bureau reported Maryland's population as 17,8 percent African-American and 80,4 percent non-Hispanic White add something

 

Dennis F. Rasmussen - He holds a bachelors degree in economics, earned in 1970 from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland

 

Mike Gravel - In the early 1970s Gravel supported a demonstration project that established links between Alaskan villages and the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, for medical diagnostic communications

 

St. Clair Streett - Major General Streett died on September 28, 1970 at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland


1972

Coyotes are a relatively new addition to local ecosystems, and were first documented in Maryland during 1972 add something

 

Wernher von Braun - After leaving NASA, von Braun became Vice President for Engineering and Development at the aerospace company, Fairchild Industries in Germantown, Maryland on July 1, 1972


1973

Though claiming innocence, Agnew negotiated a plea bargain and appeared before the federal court in Baltimore in October 1973, where he pled no contest to one tax evasion felony charge and submitted his letter of resignation add something


1975

Bruce Maccabee - He became a member of the Mutual UFO Network in 1975 and was subsequently appointed to the position of state Director for Maryland, a position he still holds


1976

Christopher George - In the summer of 1976, prior to returning to MCAS Quantico for a visit,Christopher George traveled to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland to appear in a recruiting video for the US Marine Corps Air Reserves


1977

John P. McDonough - McDonough received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1977 and was admitted to the Maryland Bar that same year

 

Sugar Ray Leonard - Leonard made his professional debut on February 5, 1977 before a crowd of 10,270 at the Civic Center in Baltimore, Maryland


1979

John P. McDonough - The family has lived in Mitchellville, Maryland since 1979


1980

In 1980, Maryland was one of six states to vote for Jimmy Carter add something

 

Sugar Ray Leonard - Leonard made his first title defense in Landover, Maryland on March 31, 1980


1982

Sugar Ray Leonard - On November 9, 1982, Leonard invited Marvin Hagler and other boxing dignitaries to a charity event in Baltimore, Maryland to hear him announce whether he would continue his career


1984

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend - The family moved to Maryland, her husband's home state, in 1984

 

Robert Irsay - With negotiations over improvements to Memorial Stadium at an impasse, one of the chambers of the Maryland state legislature passed a law on March 27, 1984, allowing the city of Baltimore to seize the Colts under eminent domain, which city and county officials had threatened to do


1985

University of Maryland, College Park - In addition, two University of Maryland alumni are Nobel Prize laureates; Herbert Hauptman won the 1985 prize in chemistry and Raymond Davis Jr. won the 2002 prize in physics

 

Chris Van Hollen - Senator Charles Mathias, a Republican from Maryland, from 1985 to 1987.


1988

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something


1990

In addition, the southern counties of the western shoreline of Chesapeake Bay are warm enough to support a tobacco cash crop zone, which has existed since early Colonial times but declined greatly after a state government buyout in the 1990s add something

 

The shares of European immigrants born in Eastern Europe increased significantly between 1990 and 2010 add something


1991

Rachel Carson - Her home in Colesville, Maryland where she wrote "Silent Spring" was named a National Historic Landmark in 1991

 

Chris Van Hollen - Van Hollen served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1991 to 2003, first in the House of Delegates (1991–95) and in the State Senate (1995–2003).


1992

In 1992, Bill Clinton fared better in Maryland than any other state except his home state of Arkansas add something


1995

Steven D. Silverman - He successfully represented victims from the 1995 catastrophic Amtrak-CSX collision in Chase, Maryland


1996

In 1996, Maryland was Clinton's sixth best; in 2000, Maryland ranked fourth for Gore; and in 2004, John Kerry showed his fifth-best performance in Maryland add something

 

Under Armour - Under Armour was founded in 1996 by Kevin Plank, a 23-year old former special teams captain of the University of Maryland football team


1997

The National Hockey League's Washington Capitals and the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards formerly played in Maryland, until the construction of an arena in Downtown D.C. in 1997 add something


1999

National Security Agency - In 1999, NSA founded the NSA Hall of Honor, a memorial at the National Cryptologic Museum in Fort Meade, Maryland


2000

Chris Van Hollen - After Morella's re-election in 2000, Democratic Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller made no secret that he wanted to draw the 8th out from under Morella.

 

The Washington Post - However, since at least 2000, the newspaper has occasionally endorsed Republican politicians, such as Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich


2001

University of Maryland, College Park - The Joint Global Change Research Institute was formed in 2001 by the University of Maryland and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory


2002

In 2002, former Governor Robert Ehrlich was the first Republican to be elected to that office in four decades, and after one term lost his seat to Baltimore Mayor and Democrat Martin O'Malley add something

 

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend - She ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Maryland in 2002

 

University of Maryland, College Park - Williams led Maryland basketball to national prominence with two Final Four appearances, and in 2002, a national championship


2003

Construction of the ICC was a major part of the campaign platform of former Governor Robert Ehrlich, who was in office from 2003 until 2007, and of Governor Martin O'Malley, who succeeded him add something

 

In 2003, Maryland law was changed to allow for the creation of publicly funded charter schools, although the charter schools must be approved by their local Board of Education and are not exempt from state laws on education, including collective bargaining laws add something


2004

Chantal Sutherland - In the winter of 2004, she rode the winter months in the Maryland Circuit riding at Laurel Park Racecourse


2005

Maryland ranks 40th in total energy consumption nationwide, and it managed less toxic waste per capita than all but six states in 2005 add something

 

Steven D. Silverman - In 2005 Silverman was appointed by then-Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, Jr. to a four year term on the Commission on Judicial Disabilities


2006

In 2006 645,744 were counted as foreign born, which represents mainly people from Latin America and Asia add something

 

The 2006 election brought no change in the pattern of Democratic dominance add something

 

Dennis F. Rasmussen - He ran unsuccessfully in the 2006 Maryland U.S. Senate election

 

Steven D. Silverman - In 2006 Silverman was appointed to serve on the transition team of Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler

 

Baltimore City is the eighth largest port in the nation, and was at the center of the February 2006 controversy over the Dubai Ports World deal because it was considered to be of such strategic importance add something

 

University of Maryland, College Park - On February 7, 2006, Gary Williams won his 349th game to surpass Driesell and became Maryland's all-time leader among basketball coaches

 

Harris Teeter - The first store in Maryland opened in Darnestown on October 31, 2006; the second opened in May 2008 in Columbia's Village of Kings Contrivance, replacing the closed Safeway


2007

From 2007 to 2011, U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer , a Democrat, was elected as Majority Leader for the 110th Congress of the House of Representatives, and 111th Congress, serving in that post add something

 

In 2007, Forbes.com rated Maryland as the fifth "Greenest" state in the country behind three of the Pacific States and Vermont add something

 

National Security Agency - In 2007, as BGE's largest customer, NSA bought as much electricity as Annapolis, the capital city of Maryland

 

Under Armour - In late 2007, Under Armour opened its first retail location, at the Westfield Annapolis mall in Annapolis, Maryland

 

University of Maryland, College Park - Power Shift, a national youth climate activism summit, was held at the University of Maryland in November 2007 with 6,000 individuals in attendance


2008

In 2008, Barack Obama won the state's 10 electoral votes with 61,9 percent of the vote to John McCain's 36,5 percent add something

 

In 2008, for instance, McCain won 17 counties to Obama's six; Obama carried Baltimore City add something

 

In 2008, intending to promote physical fitness for all ages, walking became the official state exercise add something

 

In 2008, the state led the entire country in the percentage of students passing Advanced Placement examinations add something

 

The port ranked 17th in the U.S. by tonnage in 2008 add something

 

University of Maryland, College Park - Spanning the university's are over 7,500 documented trees and special garden plantings, leading the American Public Gardens Association to designate the campus the University of Maryland Arboretum & Botanical Garden in 2008

 

John P. McDonough - Governor Martin O'Malley appointed McDonough as Secretary of State of Maryland on July 16, 2008


2009

Three Maryland high schools were ranked among the top 100 in the country by US News in 2009, based in large part on AP test scores add something

 

Fernando Amorsolo - In December 2009, "Fruit Gatherer" was auctioned off in Maryland, in record-breaking manner, topping 19th and 20th century European and American paintings


2010

According to The Williams Institute's analysis of the 2010 U.S. Census, 12,538 same-sex couples are living in Maryland, representing 5,8 same-sex couples per 1,000 households add something

 

Ehrlich ran again for governor in 2010, losing again to O'Malley add something

 

In 2010, Republicans won control of most counties add something

 

The largest religious groups in Maryland as of 2010 were: the Catholic Church with 837,338 adherents in Maryland, followed by non-denominational Evangelical Protestants with 298,921 members, and the United Methodist Church with 238,774 add something

 

Hhgregg - In the fall of 2010, hhgregg has opened many stores in former Circuit City locations in Maryland and Virginia

 

University of Maryland, College Park - The THE-QS World University Rankings ranked the University of Maryland 104 on its top 400 universities in the world in 2010

 

University of Maryland, College Park - With a fall 2010 enrollment of more than 37,000 students, over 100 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate programs, Maryland is the largest university in the state and the largest in the Washington Metropolitan Area


2011

As of 2011, 58,0 percent of Maryland's population younger than age 1 were non-white add something

 

The M5,8 Virginia earthquake in 2011 was felt moderately throughout Maryland add something

 

University of Maryland, College Park - According to the 2011 US News and World Report, Maryland is rated "Most Selective" with a 41,9 percent acceptance rate

 

Steven D. Silverman - From 2011-2012 Silverman defended Barry Landau after Landau and an accomplice were caught stealing priceless historic documents from the Maryland Historical Society, including papers signed by Abraham Lincoln

 

National Security Agency - In 2011, NSA at Ft. Meade was Maryland's largest consumer of power

 

University of Maryland, College Park - In January 2011, Maryland installed occupancy sensors in nearly all of the 300 general-purpose classrooms

 

Chevrolet Volt - By May 2011 the Volt had been launched in Connecticut, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, and Virginia


2012

In 2012, "The Baltimore Sun" published a list of Maryland's top ten athletes in the state's history add something

 

University of Maryland, College Park - In addition, beginning in early 2012, Prince George's County TheBus bus services were made free of charge to all University of Maryland Students and Staff

 

Chevrolet Volt - The top 10 selling states during the first quarter of 2012 were California, Michigan, Florida, Illinois, Texas, New York, Minnesota, Ohio, North Carolina and Maryland

 

University of Maryland, College Park - On May 2, 2012 the Wellness Coalition hosted its first Farmers Market at Maryland, a weekly tradition that supplies produce from farms in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

 

Under Armour - They were revealed when Boston College played Maryland on October 27, 2012, when Hawaii played UNLV on November 24, 2012

 

University of Maryland, College Park - On November 19, 2012, the University of Maryland's Board of Regents voted to withdraw from the ACC to join the Big Ten Conference effective in 2014


2013

Maryland ranked No. 1 with the most millionaires per capita in 2013, with a ratio of 7,7 percent add something

 

Under Armour - Under Armour unveiled a new version of the "Maryland Pride" uniform that the football team would wear against West Virginia University in September 2013


2014

In 2014, Larry Hogan, a Republican, was elected Governor of Maryland add something

 

Harris Teeter - As of April 2014, Harris Teeter has eleven stores in Maryland, including the Locust Point location

 

Safenet - "'SafeNet, Inc."' was an information security company based in Belcamp, Maryland, United_States, which was acquired in August 2014 by the Dutch security company Gemalto

 

The Washington Post - On October 21, 2014, the newspaper endorsed 44 Democratic candidates versus 3 Republican candidates for the 2014 elections in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia


2016

After Nevada in 2016, Maryland is projected to be the next state to become majority minority due to growing African-American, Asian and Latino populations add something

 

Non-Hispanic White Americans in Maryland, the majority as of 2016, are expected to become the plurality ethnic group within 5 years of 2015 add something

 

Johns Hopkins Hospital - In 2016-2017, the hospital ranked in 15 adult and 10 children's specialties, coming in 1st in Maryland and 4th nationally behind the Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic, and Massachusetts General Hospital


2017

Johns Hopkins Hospital - In 2017-2018, the hospital ranked in 15 adult and 10 children's specialties, coming in 1st in Maryland and 3rd nationally behind the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic

 

In March 2017, Maryland became the first state with proven gas reserves to ban fracking by passing a law against it add something

 

As of July 2017, sixty-six percent of the state's population resides in these six jurisdictions, most of which contain large, traditionally Democratic voting bloc: African Americans in Baltimore City and Prince George's, federal employees in Prince George's, Anne Arundel, and Montgomery, and postgraduates in Montgomery add something


2018

As of February 2018, the state's unemployment rate was 4,2 percent add something

 

University of Maryland, College Park - Starting in August 2018, the University of Maryland will waive the college application fee for U.S. military veterans and current service members applying for the 2019-2020 academic year