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Featured Collections: April

On this day... April

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April 1

1976 Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs' parents house in Cupertino, California

April 2

1921 Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new "Theory of Relativity"

April 3

2012 US President Barack Obama officially secures Democratic presidential nomination

April 4

1912 Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet

April 5

1991 Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan

April 6

1893 Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City dedicated

April 7

1945 US planes intercept Japanese fleet heading for Okinawa on a suicide mission, super battleship Yamato & four destroyers

April 8

1820 The famous ancient Greek statue, Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos

April 9

1963 Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary US citizen

April 10

1971 US table tennis team arrives in People's Republic of China

April 11

2012 South Korean legislative elections result in the governing Saenuri Party retaining governance

April 12

1980 US Olympic Committee endorses a boycott of the Moscow Olympic games

April 13

1796 First elephant arrives in US from India

April 14

1792 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars

April 15

1955 Ray Kroc opens first McDonald's Inc. fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois

April 16

1965 Test flight of heavy Saturn S-1C-rocket

April 18

2018 “Black Panther” is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened

April 19

1967 71st Boston Marathon: Dave McKenzie of New Zealand 1st man in 2:15:45 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:27:17

April 20

1967 French author Régis Debray caught in Bolivia

April 21

1988 Barbra Streisand records "You'll Never Know"

April 22

1991 Intel releases 486SX chip

April 23

1932 Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon

April 24

1990 West & East Germany agree to merge currency & economies on July 1st

April 25

1945 Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany

April 26

1993 Boeing 737 crashes at Aurangabad, kills 56

April 27

1904 The Australian Labor Party under Prime Minister Chris Watson becomes the first Labor government in the world

April 28

1902 Using the ISO 8601 standard Year Zero definition for the Gregorian calendar preceded by the Julian calendar, the one billionth minute since the start of January 1 Year Zero occurs at 10:40 AM on this date

April 29

2012 International Chemical Weapons Convention deadline for chemical weapon stockpiles comes into effect

April 30

311 Roman Emperor Galerius issues Edict of Toleration, ending persercution of Christians in the Roman Empire