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8th April in history

1460 – Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador who searched for the fountain of youth and the first European to discover Florida, born in Santervás deRead more ›

7th April in history

1922 – U.S. Secretary of Interior leased Teapot Dome naval oil reserves in Wyoming. 1927 – The first long-distance TV transmission was sent from Washington, DC, to NewRead more ›

6th April in History

1199 – English King Richard I was killed by an arrow at the siege of the castle of Chaluz in France. 1607 – An expedition led by CaptainRead more ›

5th April in History

1843 – Queen Victoria proclaimed Hong Kong to be a British crown colony. 1869 – Daniel Bakeman, the last surviving soldier of the U.S. Revolutionary War, died atRead more ›

4th April in History

1814Netherlands Bank issues its 1st banknotes  1818 In the Battle of Maipú, Chile’s independence movement – led by Bernardo O’Higgins and José de San Martín – win a decisive victory overRead more ›

3rd April in history

 1865 Battle of Ft Blakely AL & Selma AL  1866 US President Johnson ends civil war.  1883 Battle at Bamako: French assault on Fabous armRead more ›

2nd April in history

1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted Florida. The next day he went ashore. 1792 – The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act to regulate theRead more ›

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1st April in History

18631st wartime conscription law in US goes into effect 1865-9] Battle at Blakely Alabama 1918 United Kingdom: the Royal Air Force is created from the Royal Naval Air ServiceRead more ›

31st March in History

    1862 Civil War action at Island #10 on Mississippi River     1863 Battle of Grand Gulf MS & Dinwiddie Court House VA     1866 The Spanish NavyRead more ›

30th March in history

1856-Russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War 1867 -US buys Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000 1922-KGY-AM in Olympia WA begins radio transmissions 1922-WWL-AM in New Orleans LARead more ›


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