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1 Dozen Odd Yet True Facts From April 5

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What do Pocahontas, Easter Island, and Kerala, India have in common? All 3 share an important anniversary today on April 5.

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  1. 1614 – In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe.
  2. 1621 – The Mayflower sets sail from Plymouth, Massachusetts. The above engraving is the only known image of the actual Pocahontas.
  3. 1722 – The Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen discovers the mysterious Easter Island. (Recently some statues have been unburied to reveal full bodies under the sand.)
  4. 1792 – U.S. President George Washington first exercises his authority to veto a bill
  5. 1922 – The American Birth Control League, forerunner of Planned Parenthood, is incorporated.
  6. 1923 – Firestone Tire and Rubber Company begins production of balloon tires.
  7. 1933 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs two executive orders: 6101 to establish the Civilian Conservation Corps, and 6102 "forbidding the Hoarding of Gold Coin, Gold Bullion, and Gold Certificates" by U.S. citizens.
  8. 1949 – Fireside Theater debuts on television.
  9. 1951 – Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are sentenced to death for spying for the Soviet Union. 
  10. 1957 – In IndiaCommunists win the first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister. Kerala is known by its citizens as "God's own country." Saint Thomas allegedly established the first Christian church in Kerala. 
  11. 1969 – Vietnam War: Massive antiwar demonstrations occur in many U.S. cities. 
  12. 1998 – In Japan, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge linking Awaji Island with Honshū and costing about $3.8 billion USD, opens to traffic, becoming the largest suspension bridge in the world.  
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Michelle. Want to know an odd fact? OK. I have no recollection of any of these. So wipeout is the word of the day. Thanks! Enjoy your day.

Apr 06, 2024 04:20 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

wonderful facts. Thanks for sharing, make it a great Saturday and enjoy your weekend!

Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Apr 06, 2024 05:13 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Michelle and interesting information about April 5 and thanks for the history lesson.  Make it a great weekend.


Apr 06, 2024 08:25 AM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Terrible how we changed from anti-war demonstrations to ones calling for the destruction of Israel in this country.  And I'm going to go look up when and who was the first "presidential executive order" after reading your list.

Apr 06, 2024 11:48 AM
John Pusa
Glendale, CA

Hello MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900 these are great list of odd yet true facts from April 5.

Apr 06, 2024 04:58 PM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Poor Pocahontas - She was so young when she died - and so far from home. 

Apr 07, 2024 07:26 PM