Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, May 28, 2015

May 25th thru May 31st



What Happened This Week in History?

  • May 25, 585BC-  The first known prediction of a solar eclipse was made in Greece
  • May 26, 1897-  Bram Stoker's novel Dracula is published
  • May 27, 1943-  Laszlo Biro patents the ballpoint pen in America
  • May 28, 1959-  Two monkeys become the first living creatures to survive in space flight
  • May 29, 1981-  Prince performed in Europe for the first time
  • May 30, 1783- The first daily newspaper in America, The Pennsylvania Evening Post is published
  • May 31, 1935- Babe Ruth grounds out in his final at bat

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