Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, July 2, 2015

June 29th thru July 5th

What Happened This Week in History?

  • June 29, 2007-  First generation Apple iPhone went on sale
  • June 30, 1953-  First Corvette manufactured by Chevrolet in Flint, MI.  Selling price $3,250
  • July 1, 1847-  First adhesive stamp was issued by the U.S. Post Office
  • July 2, 1986- "Under the Cherry Moon" Prince's second movie was released
  • July 3, 1608-  The city of Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain
  • July 4, 1776- John Hancock signed and approved the amended Declaration of Independce prepared by Thomas Jefferson.
  • July 5, 1946-  The bikini bathing suit created by Reard made its debut in a fashion show in Paris.

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