To Know Him is to Love Him ( instrumental ).mp3

It happened on this day in ....

1494 - Spain and Portugal divided the new lands they had discovered between themselves. 

1498 - Christopher Columbus left on his third voyage of exploration. 

1546 - Peace of Ardes ended the war between France and England. 

1654 - Louis XIV was crowned king of France. 

1712 - The Pennsylvania Assembly banned the importation of slaves. 

1775 - The United Colonies changed their name to the United States

1776 - Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed to the Continental Congress a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence. 

1863 - Mexico City was captured by French troops. 

1892 - J.F. Palmer patented the cord bicycle tire. 

1892 - John Joseph Doyle became the first pinch-hitter in baseball when he was used in a game. 

1900 - Boxer rebels cut the rail links between Peking and Tientsin in China. 

1903 - Professor Pierre Curie revealed the discovery of Polonium. 

1909 - Mary Pickford made her motion picture debut in "The Violin Maker of Cremona." 

1929 - The sovereign state of Vatican City came into existence as copies of the Lateran Treaty were exchanged in Rome. 

1932 - Over 7,000 war veterans marched on Washington, DC, demanding their bonuses. 

1935 - Pierre Laval received emergency powers to save the franc. 

1937 - The cover of "LIFE" magazine showed the latest in campus fashions of the times, which included saddle shoes. 

1939 - King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in the U.S. It was the first visit to the U.S. by a reigning British monarch. 

1942 - The Battle of Midway ended. The sea and air battle lasted 4 days. Japan lost four carriers, a cruiser, and 292 aircraft, and suffered 2,500 casualties. The U.S. lost the Yorktown, the destroyer USS Hammann, 145 aircraft, and suffered 307 casualties. 

1942 - Japan landed troops on the islands of Attu and Kiska in the Aleutians. The U.S. invaded and recaptured the Alutians one year later. 

1944 - Off of the coast of Normandy, France, the Susan B. Anthony sank. All 2,689 people aboard survived. 

1948 - The Communists completed their takeover of Czechoslovakia. 

1955 - "The $64,000 Question" premiered. 

1965 - In the U.S., the Gemini 4 mission was completed. The mission featured the first spacewalk by an American. 

1968 - In Operation Swift Saber, U.S. Marines swept an area 10 miles northwest of Danang in South Vietnam. 

1968 - Legoland Billund opend in Billund, Denmark. It was the original Legoland park. 

1976 - "The NBC Nightly News", with John Chancellor and David Brinkley, aired for the first time. 

1981 - Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers destroyed Iraq’s only nuclear reactor. 

1983 - The U.S. ordered Nicaragua to close all six of its consulates and informed 21 Nicaraguan consular officials that they could not longer remain in the U.S. 

1994 - The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia declared the RMS Titanic, Inc. (RMST) salvor-in-possession of the wreck and the wreck site of the RMS Titanic. 

2000 - U.S. Federal Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ordered the breakup of Microsoft Corporation. 

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Just love the purple and red and also the
wicker planter is really neat. How good that
would look on our front porch!

Really love the basket full of pretty's.

00 my goodness,
how cute!!!

How so very fancy and rich looking.

Time to play in the water. Love
the little chicks.

Would love to know how long ago this was.
It sure was when folks knew what hard work was.

Such a pretty kitty peeking out from 
behind the marigolds. 

A pretty little gal for sure amongst
the Spring tulips. Love her hat.


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