August 9 in History

August 9 in History August 9th is… National Book Lovers Day National Rice Pudding Day National Veep Day 1483 – Opening of the restored Sistine Chapel in Rome. Renaissance painters Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, Pinturicchio, Domenico Ghirlandaio and Cosimo Roselli contributed. Michelangelo added his work on the ceiling in 1508-1512. 1854 – Henry David Thoreau […]

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