Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, May 7, 2015

May 4th thru May 10th

What Happened This Week in History?

  • May 4, 1910- Tel Aviv founded
  • May 5, 1891- Music Hall was dedicated in New York City.  It was later renamed Carnegie Hall
  • May 6, 2002- Spider-Man is first movie to top $100 million in opening weekend
  • May 7, 1930- The first steel columns were set for the Empire State Building
  • May 8, 1952- Mad Magazine debuts
  • May 9, 1960- FDA approved first pill for contraceptive use in birth control
  • May 10, 1988- Prince's 10th album released entitled "Lovesexy"

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