Friday, April 14, 2017


The picture atop this posting is one you might recognize from one of my prior entries here on Blogger, where I discussed Emancipation Day. And as you can see, this image includes the date of this horrific event, which occurred on April 14th 1865.

In 1865, the date for Good Friday was April 14th, as it is today. And I confess that, even though I'm from "The Land of Lincoln (Illinois)," AND attended an elementary school field trip where I visited his home in Springfield Illinois, I had forgotten that in the year of 1865, April 14th was also Good Friday; as is the case today.

If you are interested  in reading more about the assassination occurring on Good Friday, CDN (Communities Digital News) published an interesting piece re this horrific event and you may access it by clicking here.

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