Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, April 9, 2015

April 5th thru April 12th

What Happened This Week in History?
  • April 5, 1954- Elvis Presley records his debut single "That's All Right"
  • April 6, 1896- First Modern Olympic Games began in Athens Greece
  • April 7, 1933- "National Beer Day" Cullen-Harrison act comes into effect legalizing the sale of low alcohol beer
  • April 8, 1994- Smoking was banned in the Pentagon and all military bases
  • April 9, 1413- Henry V is crowned King of England
  • April 10, 1825- First hotel in Hawaii opens
  • April 11, 1912- RMS Titanic leaves its final port from Queenstown Ireland for New York
  • April 12, 1992- Disneyland Paris opens in Marne-La-Vallee, France

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