Momentous events in history: April 22, 2017

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Telegraph

Today is the international day of Mother Earth.

Holidays:

The international day of Mother Earth.

Story:

1529 In Zaragoza, an agreement was signed between Spain and Portugal about section of spheres of influence in the Eastern hemisphere.

1864 – In the U.S. started minting bronze coins in denominations of 1 and 2 cents.

1906 – opening of the extraordinary Olympic games in Athens (Greece).

Born on this day:

1724 – Immanuel Kant, German philosopher, founder of German classical philosophy.

1870 – Vladimir Lenin, Soviet politician and revolutionary, the founder of the Bolshevik party and the Soviet Union.

1899 – Vladimir Nabokov, Russian and American writer, translator, literary critic.

1923 – Bettie page, American model and actress.

Died:

1884 – Marie Taglioni Italian ballet dancer, a Central figure in the ballet of the romantic era.

1994 – Richard Nixon, 37th U.S . President (1969-1974), went down in history as the “red” President.

Birthday:

Vadim, Gabriel.

 

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