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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:54

April 10th in History
1790: US Patent system established
1841: The New York Tribune published for the very first time
1849: Safety pin patented in the United States
1912: The liner 'Titanic' leaves Southampton on its first (and only) voyage
1960: Civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate
1972: An agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries
1989: Intel corp announces shipment of "fast" 80486 chip

April 10th birthdays
1829: William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army
1847: Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner
1929: Max Von Sydow, Swedish born actor
1932: Omar Sharif, Egyptian born actor
1941: Paul Theroux, American writer

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:04

April 11th in History
1814: Former French leader Napoleon Bonaparte exiled to the island of Elba
1898: President McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration Hearst newspapers just flourish
1899: Treaty of Paris ratified. Spain cedes Puerto Rico to US.
1941: Belgrade, in Yugoslavia, occupied by German forces during World War 2
1945: At the end of World War 2, the Red army enters the Austrian city of Vienna
1951: General MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea
1961: Israel begins the Adolf Eichman world war II crimes trial
1970: The American Apollo 13 spacecraft launched to the Moon

April 11th birthdays
1893: Dean Acheson, American statesman
1913: Oleg Cassini, French fashion designer

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:11

April 12th in History
1204: Fourth Crusade sacks Constantinople Or was it Instanbul?
1606: England adopts the Union Jack as its flag God save the king
1861: Fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting the Civil War The South is rising
1961: Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin becomes person to orbit Earth UFO theorists start talking about government conspiracies
1981: First space shuttle (Columbia) launched Americans prove to Russians that theirs is better because it's recyclable

April 12th birthdays
1823: Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright
1883: Imogen Cunningham, American photographer
1923: Maria Callas, Italian opera singer
1956: Andy Garcia, American actor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:21

April 13th in History
1598: Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts
1829: The British Parliament passed the Catholic Emancipation Act, granting freedom of religion
1849: Hungarian Republic proclaimed
1865: Sherman's march through Georgia begins Southerners start promising that the South will rise again
1912: The British Royal Flying Corps (RAF) was created by Royal Charter
1943: FDR dedicates Jefferson Memorial
1960: France becomes the 4th nuclear nation exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara And atom here, an atom there
1970: The American spacecraft Apollo 13, enroute to the Moon, has an onboard explosion

April 13th birthdays
1519: Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France
1570: Guy Fawkes, english rebel
1743: Thomas Jefferson, Former American President
1852: F.W Woolworth, US founder of the 'Woolworth' stores
1902: Philippe de Rothschild, French industrialist
1906: Samuel Beckett, French author
1909: Eudora Welty, American writer
1963: Gary Kasparov, Russian world champion chess player

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:30

April 14th in History
1828: First edition of the Webster dictionary is published Now what did that word mean?
1865: John Wiles Booth murders president Lincoln "But apart from that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?"
1912: The liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink
1931: Spain becomes a republic with the overthrow of King Alfonso XIII... Black shirt sales on the rise
1981: The first space shuttle, Columbia, is successfully launched

April 14th birthdays
1904: John Gielgud, British actor
1907: Francois Duvalier, Dictator of Haiti
1925: Rod Steiger, American film actor
1941: Julie Christie, American actress

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:41

April 15th in History
1800: James Ross discovers North Magnetic pole Compass sales go through the roof
1865: The American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play
1912: Titanic sinks... A slew of bad movies follow
1961: Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, is awarded the Order of Lenin
1982: The Muslims who murdered President Sadat of Egypt are executed
1986: American warplanes bomb Tripoli, Libya, in retaliation for Libyan terrorism

April 15th birthdays
1492: Leonardo da Vinci, Rennaisance man
1843: Henry James, American novelist
1938: Claudia Cardinale, Film actress
1940: Jeffrey Archer, British author
1959: Emma Thompson, British actress

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:49

April 16th in History
1705: Isaac Newton is knighted. From then on, just call him Sir
1883: Paul Kruger becomes the first President of South Africa
1917: Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity
1981: The first American space shutte, Columbia, returns safely to Earth

April 16th birthdays
1844: Anatole France, French writer
1867: Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer
1889: Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director
1921: Peter Ustinov, Bitish actor and novelist
1955: Ellen Barkin, American actress

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:55

April 17th in History
1524: Giovanni Verrazano discovers New York Harbor. Real estate prices immediately increase.
1961: Bay of Pig invasion The US try to start a people's revolution to overthrow Fidel Castro. They fail
1970: The Apollo XIII mission makes it back to earth It was the mission which popularized the phrase "Houston, we have a problem" as an on-board explosion threatened to kill the spacemen... "Houston, we HAD a problem"
1975: The government of Cambodia surrends to the Khmer Rouge
1983: India launched its first satellite

April 17th birthdays
1837: John Pierpont Morgan, American industrialist
1894: Nikita S Khrushchev, Russian leader
1918: William Holden, American actor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:05

April 18th in History
1775: American colonial patriot Paul Revere made his famous ride from Lexington to Concord, Massachusetts, warning the American people that the British redcoats had landed and will soon arrive
1906: An earthquake, followed by fire, destroys most of San Francisco, killing 3000 people
1934: First Laundromat opens in the United States. Now you can wash your dirty laundry in public
1949: Republic of Ireland created

April 18th birthdays
1480: Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara
1882: Leopold Stokowski, British composer
1922: Barbara Hale, American actress
1947: James Woods, American actor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:15

April 19th in History
1587: English captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour
1775: Minutemen Capt John Parker orders not to fire unless fired upon. A shot is fired and the American revolution begins at the Lexington Common. That was the "shot heard round the world"
1933: FDR announces that the US will leave the gold standard
1939: Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights
1971: The Soviet Union launch the first manned spacelab, Salyut 1
1972: Bangladesh joins the British Commonwealth
1995: A massive bomb explosion destroys much of a federal building in Oklahoma City, USA

April 19th birthdays
1903: Eliot Ness, American agent who put Al Capone behind bars
1925: Hugh O'Brien, American actor
1933: Jayne Mansfield, American actress
1935: Dudley Moore, British actor
1946: Tim Curry, American actor

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