April 29, 2011

April 29th: the Peace Rose introduced in US, 1945

The Peace Rose was introduced in the US on April 29, 1945. It was created by Francis Meilland of France, who smuggled it out of France on the last plane leaving for the US before the German invasion. Read more.

Photo: The Peace Rose. By Hobbykafe, uploaded to Wikimedia Commons under the Creative Commons license.

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