#onthisday April 18...
#onthisday in 1956 the Prince of Monaco, Rainier III married Hollywood star, Grace Kelly
The wedding was broadcast around the world.
On #ThisDayInMusic Apr il 18, 2004
R&B singer @eamonofficial’s debut single, 'Fuck It, (I Don't Want You Back)' started a four week run at No.1 on the UK singles charts. The song earned a listing on the Guinness World Record for "the most expletives in a No.1 song", with 33.
Today is known as #ColumnistDay. It commemorates the life and work of columnist Ernest Taylor Pyle, a Pulitzer Prize winner who reported from both the European and Pacific theaters during the Second World War. He died while reporting in Okinawa.
The purpose of the unofficial holiday is to appreciate the work that journalists [especially those who work in dangerous conditions around the world] do to inform people, create public opinion, keep people in power accountable and to bring to light important stories.
To celebrate, learn more about the history of newspapers and journalism.
Did You Know...
...that Swedish newspaper, the Ordinari Post Tijdender, is the oldest newspaper in the world still being published? The newspaper was first published in 1645. Its print version was stopped in 2007. Since then the newspaper has been online only.
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