12 Odd But True Facts From May 20

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I find learning new facts adds fun to life. Here are 

 325 – The First Council of Nicea: The first Ecumenical Council of the Christian Church is held. (This is where the “Nicene Creed” was formed.)

1498 – Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route to India.

1570 – Cartographer Abraham Ortelius issues Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern Atlas.

1609 – Shakespeare's sonnets are first published in London by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.

1862 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs the Homestead Act into law.

1873 – Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive a U.S. patent for blue jeans with copper rivets. 

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1891 – The first public display of Thomas Edison's prototypekinetoscope, a precursor to film. 

1899 – The first traffic ticket in the US is issued to New York City taxi driver Jacob German, who was arrested for speeding for driving a terrifying 12 miles per hour on Lexington Street.

1916 – The Saturday Evening Post publishes its first cover with a Norman Rockwell painting (Boy with Baby Carriage).

1927 – At 07:52 Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, on the world's first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He touched down at Le Bourget Field in Paris at 22:22 the next day.

1932 – Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day.

 1940 – The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a newconcentration camp at Auschwitz.

1949 – In the United States, the Armed Forces Security Agency, the predecessor to the National Security Agency, is established.

1956 – In Operation Redwing, the first United States airborne hydrogen bomb is dropped over Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.

1964 – Discovery of the cosmic microwave background radiation by Robert Woodrow Wilson and Arno Penzias.

1983 – First publications of the discovery of the HIV virus that causes AIDS in the journal Science by Luc Montagnier.

1985 – Radio Martí, part of the Voice of America service, begins broadcasting to Cuba.  

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Her designations have included: Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Accredited Consultant of Real Estate (ACRE), Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS)Accredited Staging Professional (ASP)Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE),  Property Marketing Expert (PME), Real Estate CyberSpace Specialist (RECS), and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES).

Michelle is an internationally-published freelance writer with over 1,200 traditional articles in print and online, co-author of two books on Silicon Valley-specific real estate as well as over 68,000 blog posts on Blogger, ActiveRain, Examiner, FaceBook, Realtor, Trulia, RealBird and others. She enjoys reading, traveling, animals, nature, family, dancing, staging, consulting, coaching and praying. Check out her blog at www.activerain.com/results or visit her online at www.michellejudycarr.com. For RE$ult$ ... Just Call ... (408) 252-8900.

 

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