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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:30

March 31st in History
1492: Queen Isabella of Castilia and Ferdinand of Aragon expels Jews, who had lent them money for Columbus' journey
1889: The Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened
1920: British parliament accept Irish "Home Rule"-law
1939: Britain and France agree to support Poland if Germany takes any action against it
1986: The largest local government in the world, 'The Greater London Council', is abolished


March 31st birthdays
1596: Rene Descartes, French philosopher
1732: Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer of symphonies and quartets
1811: Robert Bunsen, German who invented the 'Bunsen' burner
1914: Octavio Paz, mexican writer and poet
1943: Christopher Walken, american actor
1948: Al Gore, American senator and vice-president
1971: Ewan McGregor, American actor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:38

April 1st in History
1578: Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1939: USA recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war
1954: US Air Force Academy established
1960: First weather satellite, TIROS 1, launched by the United States
1988: Iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians
1991: Warsaw Pact officially disolves


April 1st birthdays
1697: Abbe Prevost, French author
1868: Edmond Rostand, French author
1873: Sergei Rachmaninov, Russian composer
1883: Lon Chaney, American actor
1929: Milan Kundera, Czech writer
1932: Debbie Reynolds, American actress
1938: Ali Mcgraw, American actress

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:45

April 2nd in History
1792: Congress establishes the US mint to coin American money
1801: During the naval battle of Copenhagen, Nelson ignores a signal to withdraw by putting the telescope to his blind eye
1958: National Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA
1966: Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes spacecraft to orbit Moon
1982: Argentinian forces invade the British run Falkland Islands


April 2nd birthdays
742: Charlemagne, French emperor
1725: Giacomo Casanova, Italian lover, writer and philosopher
1805: Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author of fairy tales
1840: Emile Zola, French author
1891: Max Ernst, German painter
1914: Sir Alec Guinness, English actor of stage and screen

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:52

April 3rd in History
1189: The Peace of Strasbourg signed, resolving the differences between Emperor Frederick Barbarossa of Germany and Pope Clement III
1721: Robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister
1860: In the United States, the Pony Express mail delivery system starts its service
1933: First ever flight over Mount Everest
1944: Supreme Court, in "Smith v Allwright", declares "white primaries" unconstitutional
1948: Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to restore Europe


April 3rd birthdays
1367: Henry IV, King of England
1783: Washington Irving, American author
1893: Leslie Howard, American actor
1898: Henry Luce, American publisher (founder of Time magazine)
1924: Marlon Brando, American actor
1930: Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (reunited Germany)

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:00

April 4th in History
1541: Ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits
1581: Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat
1818: Congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars
1949: The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA
1968: Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.


April 4th birthdays
1896: Tristan Tzara, French poet
1899: Duke Ellington, American band leader
1914: Marguerite Duras, French writer
1915: Muddy Waters, Chicago blues singer
1928: Maya Angelou, American poet
1932: Anthony Perkins, American actor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:07

April 5th in History
0: Noah's ark grounded, Mt Ararat (acording to scholars' estimate)
1895: Writer Oscar Wylde is arrested for "Gross Behavior"
1951: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for allegedly giving American atomic secrets to the USSR
1955: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns
1981: The Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev goes to Czechoslovakia to discuss Polish crisis
1982: A British Naval Task Force leaves for the Falkland Islands, which have been invaded by Argentina


April 5th birthdays
1588: Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher
1649: Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University
1900: Spencer Tracy, American actor
1908: Bette Davis, American actress
1916: Gregory Peck, American actor
1920: Arthur Halley, British author

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:22

April 6th in History
0: Earliest recorded solar eclipse
1789: US Congress begins regular sessions in Federal Hall, NYC Lobbyists only arrive later
1830: Mormon church founded in the United States
1896: First modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece
1909: The North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary
1917: The United States enter World War I
1965: Early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched


April 6th birthdays
0: Jesus (according to scholars' estimates, Religious leader
1483: Raphael, Italian painter
1671: Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French philosopher
1866: Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw
1874: Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist
1928: James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure
1929: Andre Previn, American conductor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:29

April 7th in History
0: Jesus crucified (scholar's estimates) or not (some scholars disagree)
1652: Dutch establish settlement at Cape Town, South Africa White Dutch, that is
1827: Matches go on sale for the first time, produced by John Walker in Stockton, England
1906: Italian volcano 'Versuvius' erupts
1933: Prohibition ends as Utah becomes 38th state to ratify 2 Amendment Everyone celebrates with a toast
1939: Italy invades Albania
1948: World Health Organisation (WHO) established
1963: Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic Balkan crisis is considered settled once and for all


April 7th birthdays
1770: William Wordsworth, English Poet
1915: Billy Holiday, American jazz singer
1928: James Garner, American actor
1939: Francis Ford Coppola, American director

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:37

April 8th in History
1513: The spanish explorer Ponce de Leon discovers Florida in what is now the USA
1789: US House of Representives first meeting
1913: 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified
1946: United Nations assemble for first time


April 8th birthdays
1614: El Greco, Spanish painter
1884: Harry S.Truman, Former American President
1893: Mary Pickford, American actress
1919: Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia
1937: Seymour Hersh, American journalist

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:47

April 9th in History
1667: First ever public art exhibition opens in Paris
1682: La Salle claims lower Mississippi (Louisiana) for France
1770: Capt James Cook discovers Botany Bay (Australia)
1865: The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate forces
1940: German forces invade Denmark and Norway during World War 2
1947: Atomic Energy Commission formed
1957: The Suez Canal, Egypt, is cleared and opens to shipping
1980: Israeli troops move into Leanon
1991: Georgia votes to seceede from the USSR


April 9th birthdays
1821: Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, French poet
1879: WC Fields, American actor
1908: Victor Vasarely, Russian painter
1933: Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor

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