Apr 8, 2017
Saturday Morning Post. April 8. In 1093, Winchester Cathedral was dedicated. In 1730, Shearith Israel, the first synagogue in NYC, was dedicated. In 1820, the Venus de Milo was discovered on Milos. In 1864, the US Senate passed the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery (so to speak). In 1873, oleomargarine was patented. In 1939, Italy invaded Albania. In 2002, Suzan-Lori Parks became the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for drama. Happy Birthday, Guatama Buddha, Carmen McRae, Jacques Brel, Barbara Kingsolver, Julian Lennon. It’s International Romani Day. Mission: Use butter. Find art. Fund art.