Daily Archives: April 15th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci/World Art Day

Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer Leonardo da Vinci was born April 15 1452. He epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal and was described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of “unquenchable curiosity” and “feverishly inventive imagination”. He is widely considered to …

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Universal Day of Culture

The Universal Day of Culture is held annually on April 15 to promote the protection of culture, the Roerich Pact and the Banner of Peace. It was proposed by Russian artist Nicholas Roerich, Who, proposed aUniversal Day of Culture as a day which “shall be consecrated to the full appreciation of all national and universal …

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Gaston Leroux

Best known for writing the novel The Phantom of the Opera, The French journalist and author of detective fiction, Gaston Leroux passed away 15 April 1927. as born 6 May 1868 in Paris He went to school in Normandy and later studied law in Paris, graduating in 1889. He inherited millions of francs and lived …

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was assassinated 15 April 1865 by Actor and confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth. Born February 12, 1809 he was President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln successfully led the United States through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral …

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Hey Ho Let’s Go

The American singer, songwriter and founder member of The Ramones Joey Ramone, (John Cummings) Sadly died 15 April 2001. The Ramones were Formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974, All of the band members adopted pseudonyms ending with the surname “Ramone”, though none of them were related. The original …

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Sabbatum Sanctum (Holy Saturday)

Holy Saturday (Latin: Sabbatum Sanctum), the Saturday of Holy Week, is also known as Great Sabbath, Black Saturday, Easter Eve, “Joyous Saturday” or “the Saturday of Light” among Coptic Christians. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week in which Christians prepare for Easter. …

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