was first organized by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin on April 22, 1970.
). The equinoctial Earth Day is celebrated on the March equinox (around March
20) to mark ...
Each year, Earth Day -- April 22 -- marks the anniversary of what many consider
the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The height of hippie ...
Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern
environmental movement in 1970. The height of counterculture in the United ...
On February 26, 1971, U.N. Secretary-General U Thant signed a proclamation saying that the United Nations would celebrate Earth Day
annually on the vernal equinox, thereby officially establishing the March date as the international Earth Day
On April 22, 1970, the Env... More »
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The complete guide to Earth Day 2016 events throughout the world. ... Earth Day
was held, one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy.
Apr 21, 2015 ... Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet's environment and
raise public awareness about pollution. The day, marked on ...
Scholastic News: Earth Day. ... The History of Earth Day ... Gaylord Nelson, the
man whose work resulted in the creation of Earth Day—an international holiday.
Jan 4, 2016 ... In spring 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day as a way to force this
issue onto the national agenda. Twenty million Americans ...