Archive for March 19th, 2017

PAINTING SOLD ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Portrait of a Boy (previously Portrait of Titus) by Rembrandt
sold for $7,770.00.

Titus van Rijn was born in Amsterdam on September 22, 1641, the
fourth child of the famed artist Rembrandt van Rijn and his wife
Saskia van Uylenburgh. Titus is best known as a figure or model
in his father’s paintings and studies. He died in 1668 and was
buried in the Westerkerk in Amsterdam.

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
(July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669)

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STUDENT PROTEST ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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                                                                                        (The Washington Post)

Students at Howard University, a historically Black college, located in Washington, D.C., seized the administration building. The sit-in lasted
five days and led to campus reform and the establishment of the Afro-
American studies curriculum. In all, more than 100 students stood in
solidarity.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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In an attempt to lift the state out of the hard times of the Great Depression,
the Nevada state legislature voted to legalize gambling on this day in 1931.

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James Orsen "Jim" Bakker turned 77 in January.

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Bob Dylan’s debut album released by Columbia on this day in 1962.

            

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