Next CLBR May 15th – Day in History

1817 Opening of first U.S. private mental hospital in Philadelphia. 1891 Pope Leo XIII defends workers’ rights and property rights in the encyclical Rerum Novarum, the beginning of modern Catholic social teaching. 1905  Las Vegas, Nevada, is founded when 110 acres (0.45 km2), in what later would become downtown, are auctioned off. 1911  In Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey… Read More Next CLBR May 15th – Day in History