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


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Thursday, June 18, 2015

June 15th thru June 21st

What Happened This Week in History?

  • June 15, 1667-  first human blood transfusion is administered
  • June 16, 1963-  Valentine Tereshkova became the first woman in space
  • June 17, 1885- Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard a French ship
  • June 18, 1682-  William Penn founds Philadelphia, US
  • June 19, 2012-  The Maroon 5 single "One More Night" was released in the US
  • June 20, 1950-  Yankees Joe DiMaggio's makes his first 2,000th hit
  • June 21, 1893-  First Ferris Wheel premiere's in Chicago's Columbian Exposition

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