Archive for April 4th, 2018

Jacuzzi

on April 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

On this date in 1941, Italian immigrant Candido Jacuzzi and his wife, Inez, were preparing for the arrival of their fourth child. Living the upwardly mobile California dream, they would give their youngest kid a name that shouted out assimilation: Kenneth Anthony. Little Kenny arrived nine days after Easter and hit the ground running. He walked early, talked early, and […]

Read more ›
Quote for Today April 4th

Quote for Today April 4th

on April 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.” Thomas Jefferson, letter to Colonel Charles Yancey (6 January 1816). Thomas Jefferson (April 13 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States (1801–1809). He was […]

Read more ›
Wisdom and Grace

Wisdom and Grace

on April 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask of God, who gives generously to all without finding fault. James 1:5 On April 4, 1968, American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was assassinated, leaving millions angry and disillusioned. In Indianapolis, a largely African-American crowd had gathered to hear Robert F. Kennedy speak. Many had not yet heard […]

Read more ›
10 Amazing Acts Of Defiance Throughout History

10 Amazing Acts Of Defiance Throughout History

on April 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

By Marc V. / listverse. com Who could ever forget Tank Man, that unknown man who stood in front of all those tanks at Tiananmen Square? As epic as that act of defiance was, there are other classic examples that are spun from the same material as Tank Man’s story. The amazing acts of defiance listed below are veritable legends and, […]

Read more ›
This Day in History April 4th

This Day in History April 4th

on April 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 4 is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 271 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Benedict the Moor Gaetano Catanoso Isidore of Seville Tigernach of Clones Reginald Heber (Anglican Church of Canada) Martin Luther King Jr. (Episcopal Church (USA)) Zosimas of Palestine (Eastern […]

Read more ›