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Why do you celebrate the first of May/ Is it because 😕

1931 the Empire State Building opened in NYC?  or

1935 Canadian first silver dollar was circulated ? or

1935 the Boulder Dam was completed ?  or

1939 Batman comics hit the streets? or

1941 General Mills introduces ‘Cheerios” ? or

1941 ‘Citizen Kane’ directed and starring Orson Welles premiers in NY?

Whatever the reason , CELEBRATECheeriosbatman

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The Red Baron

Posted: April 21, 2015 in On This Day

World War I , like all wars, had too many death, pointless death on all sides, Young lives lost, Loved one never coming home. For what?  Most casualties of wars are only remembered by the people who were closed to them. More prominent ones are talked about again and again. But that is not their fault either way. It was on April 21st 1918 Baron, Manfred von Richthofen, ( The Red Baron) was shot down and killed over Vaux sur Sommes in France. Lets remember them all.Richthofen

Hurray

Posted: April 19, 2015 in On This Day, Titbits

Hurray for Herbert Hoover, 31st president of the United States, who on April 19th 1932 suggested a 5 day working week. Question is, does it still remain in reality these days? Share your experiences with us, right here.herbert-hoover-200[1]

Winston Churchill

Posted: April 9, 2015 in On This Day

Did you know that on April 9th 1963 Winston Churchill becomes 1st Honorary US Citizen  ?Winston Churchill

Today in History

Posted: April 8, 2015 in On This Day

April 8th 1832. Charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro, lets celebrate this special eventcharles-darwin[1]

On This Day

Posted: January 21, 2015 in On This Day

John Keats On this Day 21st January 1818, John Keats wrote his Poem

‘On a Lock of Milton’s Hair’