April 22: Earth day first celebrated ...

April 22: Earth day first celebrated in 1970

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Apr 22, 2008, titled April 22: Earth day first celebrated in 1970. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

In 1898, with the United States and Spain on the verge of formally declaring war, the U.S. Navy began blockading Cuban ports.

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Darren

San Jose, CA

#2 Apr 22, 2008
The first Earth Day in 1970 was the 100th birthday of communist Vladimir Lenin. The Trib forgot to mention that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Day
shelby

San Clemente, CA

#3 Apr 19, 2009
it was frist on 1833

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