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April 4th, 2008 (April 04 2008)EventThe raid on the FLDS owned ranch called the YFZ Ranch in Texas, 401 children were taken into custody. 133 woman were taken into state custody also, the total number of woman and children is 534.
April 4th, 2007 (April 04 2007)Event15 British Royal Navy personnel held in Iran are released by the Iranian President.
April 4th, 2002 (April 04 2002)EventThe Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign a peace treaty ending the Angolan Civil War.
April 4th, 1996 (April 04 1996)EventComet Hyakutake was imaged by the USA Asteroid Orbiter Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous.
April 4th, 1994 (April 04 1994)EventMarc Andreessen and Jim Clark found Netscape Communications Corporation under the name "Mosaic Communications Corporation".
April 4th, 1991 (April 04 1991)EventSenator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others are killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania.
April 4th, 1988 (April 04 1988)EventGovernor Evan Mecham of Arizona is convicted in his impeachment trial and removed from office.Evan Mecham Quotes
April 4th, 1984 (April 04 1984)EventPresident Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.Ronald Reagan Quotes
April 4th, 1983 (April 04 1983)EventSpace Shuttle Challenger makes its maiden voyage into space (STS-6).
April 4th, 1979 (April 04 1979)EventPresident Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.
April 4th, 1976 (April 04 1976)EventPrince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)EventMicrosoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen.Bill Gates Quotes
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)EventVietnam War: Operation Baby LiftA United States Air Force C-5A Galaxy crashes near Saigon, South Vietnam shortly after takeoff, transporting orphans172 die.
April 4th, 1973 (April 04 1973)EventThe World Trade Center in New York is officially dedicated.
April 4th, 1969 (April 04 1969)EventDr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)EventMartin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated by James Earl Ray at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee.Martin Luther Quotes
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)EventApollo program: NASA launches Apollo 6.
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)EventAEK Athens BC becomes the first Greek team to win the European Basketball Cup.
April 4th, 1967 (April 04 1967)EventMartin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" speech in New York City s Riverside Church.Martin Luther Quotes
April 4th, 1965 (April 04 1965)EventThe first model of the new Saab Viggen fighter aircraft plane is unveiled.
April 4th, 1964 (April 04 1964)EventThe Beatles occupy the top five positions on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart.
April 4th, 1960 (April 04 1960)EventSenegal independence day.
April 4th, 1958 (April 04 1958)EventThe CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.
April 4th, 1949 (April 04 1949)EventTwelve nations sign the North Atlantic Treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
April 4th, 1945 (April 04 1945)EventWorld War II: American troops liberate Ohrdruf forced labor camp in Germany.
April 4th, 1945 (April 04 1945)EventWorld War II: Soviet Army takes control of Hungary.
April 4th, 1939 (April 04 1939)EventFaisal II becomes King of Iraq.
April 4th, 1930 (April 04 1930)EventThe Communist Party of Panama is founded.
April 4th, 1918 (April 04 1918)EventWorld War I: Second Battle of the Somme ends.
April 4th, 1913 (April 04 1913)EventThe Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.
April 4th, 1905 (April 04 1905)EventIn India, an earthquake near Kangra kills 20,000.
April 4th, 1887 (April 04 1887)EventArgonia, Kansas elects Susanna M. Salter as the first female mayor in the United States.
April 4th, 1866 (April 04 1866)EventAlexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
April 4th, 1865 (April 04 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: A day after Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln visits the Confederate capital.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
April 4th, 1859 (April 04 1859)EventBryant s Minstrels debut "Dixie" in New York City in the finale of a blackface minstrel show.
April 4th, 1850 (April 04 1850)EventThe Great Fire of Cottenham, a large part of the Cambridgeshire village (England) is burnt to the ground under suspicious circumstances.
April 4th, 1850 (April 04 1850)EventLos Angeles, California is incorporated as a city.
April 4th, 1841 (April 04 1841)EventWilliam Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia becoming the first President of the United States to die in office and the one with the shortest term served.William Henry Harrison Quotes
April 4th, 1818 (April 04 1818)EventThe United States Congress adopts the flag of the United States with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (then 20).
April 4th, 1814 (April 04 1814)EventNapoleon abdicates for the first time.
April 4th, 1812 (April 04 1812)EventU.S. President James Madison enacted a ninety-day embargo on trade with the United Kingdom.James Madison Quotes
April 4th, 1721 (April 04 1721)EventSir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I.
April 4th, 1660 (April 04 1660)EventDeclaration of Breda by King Charles II of England.
April 4th, 1655 (April 04 1655)EventThe miraculous statue entitled the Infant of Prague is solemnly crowned by command of Cardinal Harrach.
April 4th, 1581 (April 04 1581)EventFrancis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I.

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