Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, July 23, 2015

July 20th thru July 26th

What Happened This Week in History?

  • July 20, 1987-  Production was completed on Prince's third movie "Sign O' The Times" in Minneapolis, MN
  • July 21, 2007-  The seventh and last book of the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was released
  • July 22, 1376-  The legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin  leading rats out of town is said to have occurred on this date
  • July 23, 1829- William Burt patented the typographer, which was the first typewriter
  • July 24, 1985-  Walt Disney released "The Black Cauldron" making this their twenty-fifth full-length cartoon
  • July 25, 1850-  Gold was discovered in the Rogue River in Oregon
  • July 26, 1788-  New York became the eleventh State to ratify in the US Constituion

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