This day in history...

April 6th

1896 * First modern Olympic Games opened in Athens, Greece.

1909 * Robert Peary and Matthew Henson became the first to reach the North Pole.
Read more: This Day in History: April 6

This Day in History for 8th April * 

Historical Events 

1781 - Premiere of Mozart's violin sonata K379 

1820 - The Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos 

1832 - Charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro 

1869 - American Museum of Natural History opens (NYC)
1876 - Amiliare Ponchielli's opera "La Gioconda" premieres in Milan

1879 - Milk was sold in glass bottles for 1st time   

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