Ascension Day

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. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Religion/Philosophy
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