Sunday, April 22, 2007

On April 22, ...

... 1970, Earth Day was celebrated for the 1st time. The tradition continues today, when concern about climate change, a subject we've discussed here and here, is rallying environmentalists.
... 1451, Queen Isabella I, responsible both for the voyages to America of Christopher Columbus and the Spanish Inquisition, was born in Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Spain.

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