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23 April

On this day in 1616, Famous playwright William Shakespeare died in Stratford-on-Avon, England. Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as ...

22 April

This day is celebrated as Earth Day. It is a day early each year on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness ...

21 April

On this day in 1910, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), author of the novel Huckleberry Finn, died at the age of 74.

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20 April

On this day in 1902, Scientists Marie and Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element radium. 

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19 April

On this day in 1882, the English Naturalist Charles Darwin died. He was the developer of the famous theory of evolution and proposed ...

18 April

In 1955, Albert Einstein died. Einstein was an German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. ...

17 April

In 1999, In India, the government of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee collapsed after losing a vote of confidence.

In 1524, New York Harbor was discovered ...

16 April

On this day in 1972, Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon. It was the fifth manned moon landing. 

15 April

On this day in 1994, The World Trade Organization was established. It is an organization that intends to supervise and liberalize international trade. 

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14 April

On this day in 1912, Titanic, the Atlantic passenger liner on its maiden voyage hit an iceberg and began to sink. 1,517 people ...

13 April

On this day in 1997, Tiger Woods became the youngest person to win the Masters Tournament at the age of 21. He also set a record when he finished ...

12 April

On this day in 1961, Soviet Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became first man to orbit the Earth in a spacecraft.
In 1892, Voters in Lockport, New York, became the ...

11 April

On this day in 1968, U.S. President Johnson signed the 1968 Civil Rights Act.
In 1876, The stenotype was patented by John C. Zachos.
In 1895, Anaheim, ...

10 April

On this day in 2001, Jane Swift took office as the first female governor of Massachusetts. She succeeded Paul Cellucci, who had resigned to become the U.S. ambassador to ...

9 April

On this day in 1963, Winston Churchill became the first honorary U.S. citizen.

In 1454, The city states of Venice, Milan and Florence signed a peace ...

8 April

On this day in 2002, Suzan-Lori Parks became the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for drama for her play "Topdog/Underdog." 

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7 April

On this day in 1940, Booker T. Washington became the first black to be pictured on a U.S. postage stamp. 

6 April

On this day in 1988, Mathew Henson was awarded honors in Arlington National Cemetery. Henson had discovered the North Pole with Robert Peary ...

5 April

On this day in history in 1930, Mahatma Gandhi defied British law by making salt in India. Mahatma Gandhi proposed a non-violent march ...

4 April

On this day in 1969, Dr. Denton Cooley implanted the first temporary artificial heart. He is an American heart surgeon famous for performing ...

3 April

On this day in 1979, Jane Byrne became the first female mayor in Chicago. 

In 1860, The first Pony ...