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This Day in History: April
Can you name the events that happened on each day in April?
Updated Nov 28, 2011
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This Day in History: May
This part of the United Kingdom's military was created (1918).
This explorer landed in Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth (1513).
This delivery service between Missouri and California began (1860).
This man was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee (1968).
This woman married John Rolfe (1614).
The first modern Olympic games were held in this city (1896).
The Hutu genocide of Tutsis began in this country (1994).
This South African city was founded by the Dutch (1652).
Lee surrendered to Grant at this place (1865).
US prisoners of war were forced on this death march by the Japanese (1942).
This Ugandan dictator fled the country (1979).
This cosmonaut became the first man in space (1961).
This composer's 'Messiah' premiered in Dublin (1742).
This ship struck an iceberg and began to sink (1912).
Abraham Lincoln died after being shot by this man (1865).
This Zealot fortress in Israel was taken by the Romans (AD 73)
This failed overthrow of Fidel Castro began (1961).
Martin Luther addressed a diet in this city of the Holy Roman Empire (1520).
The first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired here (1775).
The third Force Act was passed in the US to stop this hate group (1871).
According to legend these brothers founded the city of Rome (753 BC).
A land rush began here creating 'boomers' and 'sooners' (1889).
This famed playwright was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon (1564)
The Easter Rebellion began, which ultimately created this nation out of the UK (1916).
Ground was broken in Egypt for the construction of this waterway (1859).
A disaster at this nuclear power plant occurred (1986).
This Portuguese explorer was killed in the Philippines before successfully circumnavigating the world (1521).
This Italian man was executed and publicly displayed (1945).
This person led the French to victory over the English at Orléans (1429).
This city fell to the Vietcong ending the war in Vietnam (1975).
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