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


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Thursday, April 30, 2015

April 27th thru May 3rd

What Happened This Week in History?
  • April 27, 1981-  First female soccer official is hired by NASL
  • April 28, 2003- Apple Computer Inc. launched the iTunes store
  • April 29, 1429- Joan of Arc leads Orleans, France to victory over English
  • April 30, 1808- First practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri
  • May 1, 1971- Amtrak Railroad begins operation
  • May 2, 1536- King Henry VIII accused Anne Boleyn of adultery, incest, and treason
  • May 3, 1965- "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs was released

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