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


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Thursday, June 11, 2015

June 8th thru June 14th

What Happened This Week in History?
  • June 8, 1786- Mr. Hall, NYC first advertised commercially made ice cream
  • June 9, 1989- Prince released the song "Batdance"
  • June 10, 1944-  Fifteen year old Joe Nuxhall was youngest to pitch in major league baseball
  • June 11, 1895-  Charles E Duryea patents a gas driven automobile
  • June 12, 1942- Anne Frank received a diary for her birthday.  She used this diary to record events, while she was in hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
  • June 13, 1983-  US space probe Pioneer 10 became the first human-made object to leave the central solar system

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