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Today in History
Friday, April 28, 2017
- ♦ Kiss Your Mate Day
- ♦ TV-Turnoff Week
- ♦ 585 War between Lydia and Media is ended by a solar eclipse.
- ♦ 1686 First volume of Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA is published.
- ♦ 1754 Mutiny on the HMS Bounty occurs.
- ♦ 1914 W. H. Carrier patents air conditioner.
- ♦ 1919 First successful parachute jump is made.
- ♦ 1942 "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll.
- ♦ 1947 Thor Heyerdahl and Kon-Tiki sail from Peru to Polynesia.
- ♦ 1952 WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect.
- ♦ 1974 Last Americans are evacuated from Saigon.
- ♦ 1977 Christopher Boyce is convicted for selling satellite secrets.
- Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac
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