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Today in History - April 6; Today in History - April 6

Mar 27, 2020 - The Canadian Press
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Today in History for April 6:

On this date:

In 1528, Albrecht Durer, German painter, engraver, and designer of woodcuts, died. His most popular work is "Praying Hands."

In 1652, Cape Colony, now South Africa, was established by Dutch settlers under Jan van Riebeck.

In 1692, Louis de Frontenac was appointed governor of New France.

In 1748, the ruins of Pompeii, Italy, were discovered.

In 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- the Mormon Church...