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April 19-21

*Newport Seal and Lighthouse Tours, Newport

April 21

*Federal Hill Culinary and History Tour, Providence

April 23

*While Benefit Street was Young, Providence

April 24

*Johnston Historical Society General Meeting, Johnston

*King Philip's War, Newport

April 26

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

April 27

*Meet the Author: James M. Ricci, Newport

*Lost Restaurants of Providence, Providence

April 27-28

*Newport Seal and Lighthouse Tours, Newport

April 28

*Rhode Island Postcard Club meeting, North Providence

*More events

April 21st in Rhode Island history*

1524

*Giovanni da Verrazano arrives in Narragansett Bay.

1898

*The Rhode Island General Assembly appropriates $150,000 for Spanish American War expenses.

1976

*Retired Air Force Colonel Joseph Zinno, 52, of North Providence, becomes the first American to fly a human-powered aircraft. On his second attempt, at daybreak at Quonsett Point, he flies his 150-pound balsa wood and mylar Olympian about 100 feet.

1995

*The University of Rhode Island holds ground-breaking ceremonies to launch the $25 million Coastal Institute.

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