Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace


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Thursday, April 23, 2015

April 20th thru April 26th

What Happened This Week in History?
  • April 20, 1996- Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season
  • April 21, 1509- Henry VIII ascends to the throne of England on the death of his father, Henry VII
  • April 22, 1970- First Earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources
  • April 23, 1348- First English order of knighthood founded named Order of Garter
  • April 24, 1907- Hershey Park, founded by Milton S. Hershey for the exclusive use of his employees
  • April 25, 1928- A seeing eye dog was used for the first time
  • April 26, 1977- Studio 54 opened in New York

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