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


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Thursday, July 16, 2015

July 13th thru July 19th

What Happened This Week in History?

July 13, 1837-  Queen Victoria is first monarch to live in present Buckingham Palace

July 14, 1987-  "U Got The Look" by Prince was released

July 15, 1922-  First duck-billed platypus exhibited in US for      public, at New York zoo

July 16, 1439-  Kissing is banned in England (to stop germs from spreading)

July 17, 1775-  First military hospital approved

July 18, 1994-  Crayola announces introduction of scented crayons

July 19, 1927-  TY Cobb gets his 4,000th hit

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