John McConnell facts for kids
John McConnell (March 22, 1915 – October 20, 2012) was an American peace activist. He was the founder and creator of Earth Day. McConnell is a luminary with a major passion for peace, religion and environmentalism. In 1969 at the UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, John McConnell felt it necessary to propose a holiday in which we celebrate the Earth's life and beauty.
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