This Day in History This Day in History is a free service of muiderrail.com http://muiderrail.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Wed, 8 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT 360 This Day in History http://muiderrail.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_history.png 120 60 Wed, 8 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT This Day in History http://encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Arthur+Ashe //encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Arthur+Ashe# Ashe was the first African-American male to reach prominence in tennis and was thus a very public figure, even after his retirement, which followed a 1979 heart attack and quadruple-bypass surgery. In 1983, he contracted HIV from a blood transfusion during a second heart surgery. He kept it a secret until 1992, when a newspaper threatened to publish a story about his illness. His subsequent openness about AIDS helped combat the disease's stigma. What did he say about asking "Why me?"
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Tue, 7 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT This Day in History http://encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/World+Health+Organization //encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/World+Health+Organization# World Health Day is observed every year on April 7 to mark the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO), a UN agency whose main objective is to promote "the highest possible level of health" in all people. Coordinating international efforts to prevent, control, and treat illness, it has worked to successfully eradicate smallpox and has made notable strides in checking polio, leprosy, cholera, and malaria. What steps has it taken to promote tobacco-free work environments?
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Mon, 6 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT This Day in History http://encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/History+of+The+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints //encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/History+of+The+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints# Shortly after Joseph Smith published the Book of Mormon in 1830, he officially founded The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints—also known as the Mormon Church—in Fayette, New York. The church flourished but was forced to relocate frequently. It was violently expelled from Missouri, and a mob killed Smith in Illinois in 1844. His successor, Brigham Young, led followers to Utah three years later. Tensions with the US government continued to escalate, culminating in what war?
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