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Peyo Introduces The Smurfs (1958)
The Smurfs, or Les Schtroumpfs in French, are a fictional race of forest-dwelling creatures that stand just "three apples high" and have blue skin. The Belgian cartoonist Peyo introduced Smurfs to the world, but English speakers perhaps know them best from the Hanna-Barbera Productions animated television series. The Smurf franchise has spawned movies, television shows, figurines, and countless other types of merchandise. How did Peyo come up with the name for his famous creatures? Discuss

Kennedy Confirms Missile Presence in Cuba (1962)
The Cuban Missile Crisis was a major Cold War confrontation that began when US reconnaissance flights uncovered Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President John F. Kennedy denounced the Soviet actions, imposed a naval blockade on Cuba, and vowed that the US would retaliate against any missile launched from Cuba. After hovering on the brink of war for several days, the two superpowers were able to reach a compromise. From which countries did the Soviets demand the withdrawal of American missiles?

Florence Nightingale Sent to Treat War Wounded (1854)
Though Nightingale's parents opposed their daughter's pursuit of a career in nursing, she persevered and is now considered the founder of modern nursing. During the Crimean War, she traveled to Turkey to treat the British wounded, earning the nickname "The Lady with the Lamp" for her devotion to the troops' care. Upon her return, she wrote Notes on Nursing, the first nursing textbook, and founded the Nightingale Training School. In 1907, she became the first woman to receive what award?

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Aries Horoscope for April 22, 2013
You face a bigger challenge today -- but you can handle it! Try not to worry too much about the little details, as the big picture is more of a concern to you and your people. Be brave! More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Taurus Horoscope for April 22, 2013
You are filled with more good energy than you know what to do with -- so make the most of it! Share it with friends and colleagues, start a new project or just throw an impromptu dance party. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Gemini Horoscope for April 22, 2013
Your family seems especially dense today -- but communication problems are all over the place! You just need to ride it out and let misunderstandings sit for a few more days. It gets better soon. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Cancer Horoscope for April 22, 2013
Speak up -- your voice needs to be heard today. Even if things get difficult or uncomfortable, you still have to make sure that you're letting folks know the truth. Take responsibility! More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Leo Horoscope for April 22, 2013
Financial business takes precedence today. You've got to make sure that you're not just letting that stuff ride, as things are sure to get harder as time passes. Do it now and you can relax tomorrow. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Virgo Horoscope for April 22, 2013
You need to feel a sense of achievement -- so it's a good thing that you just racked up something cool! You can relax and enjoy the praise, but part of you wants to get busy on something totally new. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Libra Horoscope for April 22, 2013
You are perfect for detail-oriented tasks today -- so it's a good thing there are so many of them for you to handle! See if you can get your people to pass along their chores to you for bonus karma. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Scorpio Horoscope for April 22, 2013
Can you keep a secret? Of course you can -- better than most, in fact! Today brings a little test of that skill as you find that someone has been hiding something big. Is it worth it to you to help them? More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Sagittarius Horoscope for April 22, 2013
Someone thinks they're your boss -- and they've got the power to back it up. You may as well give in early, as things aren't going to resolve in your favor until a few days have passed. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Capricorn Horoscope for April 22, 2013
You have a gift for planning, and on a day like today, it's easy to see why you are so renowned. You can hold a hundred little details in your head simultaneously and make them all work out right. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Aquarius Horoscope for April 22, 2013
Business is harder than usual, thanks to people who are too focused on little details to see the big picture. You can't shake them up just yet, so bide your time and make a play later on. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.

Pisces Horoscope for April 22, 2013
Your relationships are important to you, of course, but it may feel as if you're the only one working to keep them healthy. Try to get your people to see things your way today, if possible. More horoscopes! Check your: Daily Single's Love, Daily Couple's Love, Daily Work, Weekly Romantic, Monthly Fitness, more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Try a free sample of The Big Picture tarot reading at Astrology.com. It will show you the fast track to career success! Is it really over? Find out if he'll come back with a Free Psychic Love Reading.