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Founded in the U.S. on April 22nd, 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day has become a celebrated international holiday that promotes environmental betterment for the public. Even though, it did not gain international recognition until the 1990s. A protest of about 20 million Americans against an industrial revolution marked the first celebrated Earth Day.