Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

May 11th thru May 17th

What Happened This Week in History?
  • May 11, 1858-  Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state
  • May 12, 1847-  William Clayton invented the odometer
  • May 13, 1967- Mickey Mantle hit his 500th home run
  • May 14, 1643-  Louis XIV became King of France at age 4 after the death of his father
  • May 15, 1985-  Prince released the single "Raspberry Beret"
  • May 16, 1920- Joan of Arc was canonized in Rome
  • May 17, 2007- First time trains crossed the border dividing North and South Korea since 1953

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