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This Day in History: April

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This Day in History April 3: Pony Express Debuts
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On this day in 1860, the first Pony Express mail, traveling by horse and rider relay teams, simultaneously leaves St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California. Ten days later, on April 13, the westbound rider and mail packet completed the approxi... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 12:34 AM
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This Day in History April 18: The Great San Francisco Earthquake
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At 5:13 a.m., an earthquake estimated at close to 8.0 on the Richter scale strikes San Francisco, California, killing hundreds of people as it topples numerous buildings. The quake was caused by a slip of the San Andreas Fault over a segment about 27... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 02:40 PM
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This Day in History April 15: Jackie Robinson Breaks Color Barriers
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On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson, age 28, becomes the first African-American player in Major League Baseball when he steps onto Ebbets Field in Brooklyn to compete for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson broke the color barrier in a sport that had bee... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 02:28 PM
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This Day in History April 17: Apollo 13 Returns to Earth
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On this day in with the world anxiously watching, Apollo 13, a U.S. lunar spacecraft that suffered a severe malfunction on its journey to the moon, safely returns to Earth. Also on this day in 1969 U.S. backed Cuban exiles in a mission to overthrow C... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 02:34 PM
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This Day in History April 7: Civil War Erupts in Rwanda
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On this day in 1994, Rwandan armed forces kill 10 Belgian peacekeeping officers in a successful effort to discourage international intervention in the genocide that had begun only hours earlier. In approximately three months, the Hutu extremists who ... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 01:01 AM
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This Day in History April 1: April Fools Tradition Popularized
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On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools' Day by playing practical jokes on each other. Also on this day in 1789, the U.S. House of Representatives met for the very first time in New York. (1:00)
September 12, 2012 at 12:25 AM
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This Day in History April 9: Robert E. Lee Surrenders
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At Appomattox, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders his 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the American Civil War. Forced to abandon the Confederate capital of Richmond, blocked from joining the surv... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 11:56 AM
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This Day in History April 2: Pope John Paul II Dies
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On this day in 2005, John Paul II, history's most well-traveled pope and the first non-Italian to hold the position since the 16th century, dies at his home in the Vatican. Six days later, two million people packed Vatican City for his funeral, said ... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 12:28 AM
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This Day in History April 11: Napoleon Exiled to Elba
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On this day in 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor of France and one of the greatest military leaders in history, abdicates the throne, and, in the Treaty of Fontainebleau, is banished to the Mediterranean island of Elba. (1:00)
September 12, 2012 at 12:06 PM
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This Day in History April 10: The Great Gatsby Published
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On this day in 1925 F Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel The Great Gatsby is published. Also on this day in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is founded in New York City by philanthropist and diplomat He... [more]
September 12, 2012 at 12:01 PM
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