o On April 6th, 1896 the Olypmics came back
o After 1500 year hiatus
o The first modern Olypmics were held in Athens, Greece
o April 11th, 1968 Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 into law
o The law prohibited discrimination in housing, protected civil rights workers, and extend the Native American's rights.
o This happened a week after the assassination of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr.