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Ascension Day

Christian Commemoration, iconic image
05/05/1864
Christians around the world celebrate Ascension Day, or Holy Thursday, the fortieth day after Easter, commemorating the ascending of Jesus Christ into Heaven. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
The National Almanac and Annual Record for the Year 1864 (Philadelphia, PA: George W. Childs, 1864), 9. 

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