Monday, April 23, 2012

23rd of April

Today is the 113th day of the year, with only 252 days remaining until the new year.

1014 - Irish king, Brian Boru defeats Viking invaders, but is killed at the Battle of Clontarf.

1635 - The first public school in the U.S., Boston Latin School, is founded in Massachusetts.

1942 - Baedeker Blitz occurs, when German bombers hit Exeter, Bath, and York in retaliation for the British raid on Lubeck.

1985 - Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke.  The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in less than 3 months.

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