On this day, April 6

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On this day, April 6 | @paradaNHS

On this day, April 6, in 1924 the first Balagtasan took place in Manila. The competitors are Jose Corazon de Jesus and Florentino Collantes.

The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, [2014].

On this day in 1896, the practice of the Olympics was revived through the advocacy of Pierre, baron de Coubertin.

On this day in 1938 Roy J Plunkett and Jack Rebok accidentally invented polytetrafluoroethylene which would later be called Teflon.

Today, April 6 is Holy Thursday.

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