On This Day: April 06th

This is 97th day of the year and 269 days remain in the year.

in history
Joseph Smith and five others organized the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fayette, New York.
First modern Olympic Games opened in Athens, Greece.
Robert Peary and Matthew Henson became the first to reach the North Pole.
U.S. declared war on Germany and entered World War I.
The presidents of Rwanda and Burundi were killed in a plane crash.
April 06 Birthdays
Raphael SantiPronunciation: [räf"fäel´lO sän´tE, sän´tsyO]
Ital. Raffaello Santi or Raffaello Sanzio 1483–1520, major Italian Renaissance painter, born in Urbino.
James Millphilosopher, economist, and historian
Anthony Fokkeraircraft manufacturer
Andre Previnconductor, composer, and pianist

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