On This Day...April 5, 2017

On This Day in Virginia History:

On this day in 1614, Pocahontas marries John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia. With Pocahontas being the daughter of the Powhatan Indian confederacy, her marriage to the tobacco grower ensured peace between the Jamestown settlers and the Powhatan Indians for a number of years to come.

Other Notable Events on April 5:

On this day in 1955, Winston Churchill resigns as the Prime Minister of England.

Notable Deaths: Howard Hughes passes in 1976. Charlton Heston passes away in 2008.

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