April Holidays Week 2

April 8th Ponce de Leon Day Born in 1460. He discovered Florida and searched for the Fountain of Youth.

April 9th 1st Public Library Opened In 1833, in Peterborough, NH.

April 10th Encourage a Young Writer Day and National Sibling Day

April 11th Jackie Robinson Day On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson became the 1st African American in modern major-league baseball. And the U.S. Navy Acquires its 1st Submarine in 1900. It was a 53-foot craft designed by Irish immigrant John P. Holland.

April 12th Space Shuttle Columbia First Launched Crewed by John Young and Robert Crippen in 1981

April 13th Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday, born in 1743.

April 14th Titanic struck the iceberg shortly before midnight on April 14; the ship collided with an iceberg causing the ship to sink at 2:20 AM on April 15.


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