history fact – April 25, 2017

Today is Tuesday, April 25, the 115th day of 2017. There are 250 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On April 25, 1507, a world map produced by German cartographer Martin Waldseemueller contained the first recorded use of the term “America,” in honor of Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci (vehs-POO’-chee).

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