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On This Day – 8 April

Posted on: Mon 8 Apr 2019

On This Day;

In 1820, the famous ancient Greek statue, Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Milos.

In 1869, the American Museum of Natural History opens in New York City.

In 1879, Milk is sold in glass bottles for first time.

In 1984, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig is born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis discuss more about these events from history.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Pablo Ibañez via Flickr


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