8 Odd But True Facts From April 18

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What do Joan of Arc and San Francisco have in common? Both share an anniversary on April 18th.

1025 – Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland. He was the firstborn son of Mieszko I by his Czech first wife, Dobrawa, daughter of Boleslav I the Cruel, Duke of Bohemia.

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1506 – The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid.

1775 – The British advancement by sea begins in the American Revolution.  This is  immortalized in the poem “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.” Revere and other riders warned colonists throughout the countryside that “The British are coming” by sea.

1906 – An earthquake and fire destroy much of San FranciscoCalifornia.

Joan_of_Arc_Golden Statue Michelle Carr Crowe April 18 2013 blog image

1909 – Joan of Arc is beatified in Rome.  

1923 – Yankee Stadium, AKA "The House that Ruth Built", opens.

1924 – Simon & Schuster publishes the first crossword puzzle book.

2007 – The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act in a 5-4 decision.

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Comments (4)

J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Great information. Amaing how some things just align the way they do, even if it is nearly 100-1000 years from each event.

Apr 17, 2021 10:26 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

I agree JR.

Thank you so much for both reading and commenting on this post!

Apr 17, 2021 02:30 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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Hi Michelle,  Thank you for sharing these special events from today in history.  The house that Ruth built - has been around for quite some time.

Apr 18, 2021 08:37 PM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

Hi JR and Bob,

Thank you both for reading and commenting, there was quite a variety of events on April 18, not least the house that Ruth built.

Apr 19, 2021 06:48 PM