History Quiz / A Month of History (April)

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Can you name the year that these April events occurred?

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Apr 01Apple Inc. is founded
Apr 02Argentina invades the Falkland Islands
Apr 03Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford
Apr 04Microsoft is founded
Apr 05Winston Churchill resigns as Prime Minister
Apr 06The United States declares war on Germany
Apr 07The World Health Organization is formed by the UN
Apr 08The Republic of Macedonia joins the UN
Apr 09Baghdad falls to US forces, Saddam Hussein's reign effectively comes to an end
Apr 10The Great Gatsby is first published
Apr 11American forces liberate the Buchenwald concentration camp
Apr 12Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man to enter outer space
Apr 13Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters
Apr 14Abraham Lincoln is shot in Ford Theatre
Apr 15The RMS Titanic sinks after striking an iceberg
Apr 16Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is born
Apr 17The Apollo 13 spacecraft returns safely to Earth
Apr 18Paul Revere rides through the countryside warning of the British invasion
Apr 19The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City is bombed by Timothy McVeigh
Apr 20An explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig causes it to sink in the Gulf of Mexico
Apr 21Manfred von Richthofen (The Red Baron) is shot down and killed
Apr 22The first Earth Day is celebrated
Apr 23Coca Cola changes their formula and releases New Coke
Apr 24The Hubble Space Telescope is launched
Apr 25The Battle of Gallipoli begins
Apr 26Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form Tanzania
Apr 27Benito Mussolini is arrested in Dongo, Italy
Apr 28Thor Heyerdahl sets sail from Peru on the Kon-Tiki
Apr 29Four police officers are acquitted of assault on Rodney King
Apr 30Communist forces take control of Saigon marking the end of the Vietnam War

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