April

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017
JOHN NAPIER (MATHEMATICIAN & INVENTOR OF LOGARITHIMS), 1617
US CONGRESS AUTHORIZED PRIVATEERS AGAINST BRITISH SHIPPING, 1776
WASHINGTON IRVING, 1783
EDWARD EVERETT HALE ("MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY"), 1822
"BOSS" WILLIAM MARCY TWEED, 1823
JAMES CARRINGTON, WALLINGFORD, CT, PATENTED COFFEE MILL, 1829
BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDED, 1848
PONY EXPRESS INAUGRAL RUN, 1860
FALL OF RICHMOND, VA TO UNION TROOPS, 1865
JESSE JAMES SHOT BY ROBERT FORD, 1882
"MA" GERTRUDE BRIDGET RAINEY (BLUES SINGER), 1888
1ST US AMBASSADOR APPOINTED (TO GREAT BRITAIN), 1893
JOHANNES BRAHMS DIED, 1897
HENRY R LUCE (TIME, LIFE, FORTUNE), 1898
SALLY RAND (HELEN GOULD BECK), 1904  
DORIS DAY (DORIS VonKAPPELHOFF), 1924
MARLON BRANDO, JR, 1924
VIRGIL IVAN "GUS" GRISSOM (DIED ABOARD APOLLO 1), 1926
BARONESS JANE VAN LAWICK-GOODALL, 1934
WAYNE NEWTON, 1942
TONY ORLANDO (MICHAEL ORLANDO CASSIVITIS), 1944 
U.S. SUPREME COURT RULED BLACKS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE, 1944
PRES TRUMAN SIGNED "MARSHALL PLAN", 1948
FRED ASTAIRE'S 1ST TV APPEARANCE, 1955
ALEC BALDWIN, 1958
DAVID HYDE PIERCE (NILES, "FRASIER"), 1959
EDDIE MURPHY, 1961
LUNA-6 BECAME 1ST SPACECRAFT TO ORBIT THE MOON, 1966
"2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY" PREMIERED, 1968
PICABO STREET (US OLYMPIC SKIER), 1971
TORNADOS IN 12 STATES, 1974
AMANDA BYNES, 1986
SARAH VAUGHN DIED, 1990
GRAHAM GREENE DIED, 1991
SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR BECAME 1ST WOMAN TO PRESIDE OVER SUPREME COURT, 1995
THEODORE JOHN KACZYNSKI ARRESTED AS UNABOMBER, LINCOLN, MT, 1996
"LOST IN SPACE" RELEASED IN US, 1998
CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR, BOLOGNA, ITALY, 2017
EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS WEEK, 2017
MASTERS TOURNAMENT OPENS, NATIONAL GOLF CLUB, AUGUSTA, GA, 2017
NATIONAL WEED OUT HATE DAY, 2017


TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017
CHINA–TOMB SWEEPING DAY
FRANCIS DRAKE KNIGHTED, 1581
1ST POST OFFICE OPENED IN COLONIES, 1692
LAST OF THE "FEDERALIST" PAPERS PUBLISHED, 1788
DOROTHEA LINDE DIX (SOCIAL REFORMER), 1802
FLAG ACT (13 STRIPES, 1 STAR PER STATE)OF 1818
LINUS YALE (LOCK MAKER & PORTRAIT PAINTER), 1821 
PRES WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DIED AFTER ONLY 31 DAYS IN OFFICE, 1841
LOS ANGELES INCORPORATED, 1850
ISOROKU YAMAMOTO (JAPANESE NAVAL STRATEGIST), 1884
SUSANNA MEDORA SALTER ELECTED 1ST WOMAN MAYOR IN U.S. (ARGONNA, KS), 1887
ARTHUR MURRAY TEICHMAN, 1895
YUKON GOLD RUSH BEGAN, 1896
JOHN CAMERON SWAYZE, 1906
ISAAC KAUFFMAN FUNK DIED, 1912
MUDDY WATERS (McKINLEY MORGANFIELD), 1915
ELMER BERNSTEIN (SOUNDTRACK COMPOSER), 1922
MAYA ANGELOU, 1928
ANDRE MICHELIN DIED, 1931
ANTHONY PERKINS, 1932
C C KING, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, ISOLATED VITAMIN C, 1932
DIRIGIBLE "AKRON" CRASHED IN NJ, KILLING 73, 1933
HUGH MASEKELA, 1939
KITTY KELLEY, 1942
"LADY BE GOOD" DISAPPEARED OVER SAHARA (NOT FOUND UNTIL 1958), 1943
N.A.T.O, 1949
"BYE, BYE, BIRDIE" RELEASED IN US, 1963
TANDY CORP. ACQUIRED RADIO SHACK, 1963
ROBERT DOWNEY, JR, 1965
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR, ANNOUNCED HIS OPPOSITION TO THE WAR IN VIETNAM, 1967
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., KILLED, 1968
"SMOTHERS BROS. SHOW" CANCELLED, 1969
ADAM CLAYTON POWELL, JR, DIED, 1972
DAVID BLAINE, 1973
HEATH LEDGER, 1979
EL CHICHON ERUPTED, MEXICO, 1982
GLORIA SWANSON DIED, 1983
JAMIE LYNN SPEARS, 1991
ALFRED BUTTS (INVENTED "SCRABBLE") DIED, 1993
"THE SAINT" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"PHONE BOOTH" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"FORBIDDEN KINGDOM" RELEASED IN US, 2008
ROGER EBERT DIED, 2013


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
PLATO DIED, 347 BCE
THOMAS HOBBES (PHILOSOPHER & SOCIAL THEORIST), 1588
POCAHONTAS MARRIED JOHN ROLFE, 1614
ELIHU YALE (EAST INDIA COMPANY AND BENEFACTOR OF YALE UNIVERSITY), 1649
POSTAGE STAMPS 1ST USED, PARIS, 1653
SEBASTIAN ERERARD (FRENCH PIANO & HARP MAKER), 1752
1ST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN US, NEW YORK, NY, 1768
ISAAC QUNITARD PATENTED CIDER PRESS, 1806
JOSEPH LISTER, 1827
BOOKER TALIAFERRO WASHINGTON, 1856
WASHINGTON ATLEE BURPEE, 1858
CHARLES DARWIN SENT 1ST 3 CHAPTERS OF ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES TO HIS PUBLISHER, 1859
GLENN SCOBEY "POP" WARNER, 1871
OSCAR WILDE ARRESTED, 1895
SPENCER BONAVENTURE TRACY, 1900
HERBERT von KARRAJAN, 1908
RUTH ELIZABETH "BETTE" DAVIS, 1908
ALBERT ROMOLO "CUBBY" BROCCOLI, 1909
ELDRED GREGORY PECK, 1916
ARTHUR HAILEY, 1920
ROGER CORMAN, 1926
FRANK GORSHIN, 1934
COLIN LUTHER POWELL, 1937
ERIC BURDON (& THE ANIMALS), 1941
JUDITH A. RESNICK (DIED ABOARD "CHALLENGER"), 1949
JULIUS & ETHEL ROSENBERG RECEIVED DEATH SENTENCE (SEE 3/30), 1951
CHURCHILL RESIGNED AS BRITISH PM, 1955
RICHARD J DALEY 1ST ELECTED MAYOR OF CHICAGO, 1955
"SECRET AGENT" US TV PREMIERE, 1961
DOUGLAS MacARTHUR DIED, 1964
PAULA COLE, 1968
PHARRELL WILLIAMS, 1973
CHIANG KAI-SHEK DIED, 1975
HOWARD HUGHES DIED, 1976
BOMBING AT LaBELLE CLUB, WEST GERMANY, 1986
FOX BROADCASTING CO BEGAN PRIME-TIME BROADCASTS, 1987
SAM WALTON DIED, 1992
KURT COBAIN DIED, 1994
ALLEN GINSBERG DIED, 1997
"KEEPING THE FAITH" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"BIG TROUBLE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
CHARLTON HESTON DIED, 2008
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN GEOGRAPHERS, BOSTON, MA, 2017
NATIONAL CHICAGO DEEP DISH PIZZA DAY, 2017


THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017
TARTAN DAY	
PETRARCH MET LAURA, 1327
RAFFAELLO SANZIO, 1483-1520
ALBRECHT DURER DIED, 1528
WILLIAM DAWES (RODE WITH PAUL REVERE), 1745
CONTINENTAL CONGRESS OPENED PORTS TO ALL NON-BRITISH SHIPPING, 1776
U.S. SENATE HAD 1ST QUORUM, 1789
JOSEPH SMITH FOUNDED CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, FAYETTE TOWNSHIP, NY, 1830
PORTLAND, OR, 1851
BATTLE OF SHILOH, TN, 1862
BUTCH CASSIDY, 1866
BRIGHAM YOUNG MARRIED 27TH & LAST WIFE, 1868
ROSE SCHNEIDERMAN (WOMAN'S LABOR LEADER), 1882
ANTHONY HERMAN GERARD FOKKER, 1890
LOWELL THOMAS (REPORTER & RADIO NEWSCASTER, 1925-1976), 1892
OSCAR WILDE ARRESTED FOR HOMOSEXUALITY, 1895
1ST MODERN OLYMPICS, ATHENS, GREECE, 1896
HAROLD EUGENE EDGERTON (SLOW MOTION PHOTOGRAPHY), 1903
1ST U.S. CREDT UNION LAW PASSED, 1909
PEARY'S PARTY POSSIBLY REACHED NORTH POLE, 1909
US CONGRESS APPROVED DECLARATION OF WAR AGAINST GERMANY, 1917
1ST US DOMESTIC AIRMAIL, 1926
IAN RICHARD KYLE PAISLEY, 1926
GERRY MULLIGAN (JAZZ SAXOPHONIST), 1927
WILLIAM P McCRACKEN, JR, AWARDED 1ST US AVIATOR'S LICENSE, 1927
JAMES DEWEY WATSON (DNA), 1928
ANDREAS LUDWIG PREVIN, 1929
GANDHI MADE SALT, 1930
BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, 1937
MERLE HAGGARD, 1937
ROY J PLUNKETT ACCIDENTALLY CREATED TEFLON, 1938
NAZI GERMANY INVADED YUGOSLAVIA & GREECE, 1941
BOB MARLEY, 1945
AMERICAN THEATRE WING AWARDED FIRST TONYS, 1947
JOHN RATZENBERGER, 1947
MICHELE BACHMAN, 1956
IGOR STRAVINSKY DIED, 1971
"BARNEY & FRIENDS" TV PREMIERE, 1992
ISAAC ASIMOV DIED, 1992
TAMMY WYNETTE DIED, 1998
DROWSY DRIVER AWARENESS DAY, 2017
FRENCH QUARTER FESTIVAL, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 2017
GRAND NATIONAL, AINTREE RACECOURSE, LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 2017
HARNEY CO MIGRATORY BIRD FESTIVAL, BURNS, OR, 2017
INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, ASHLAND, OR, 2017
NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY, 2017


FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
INTERNATIONAL BEAVER DAY
NO HOUSEWORK DAY
FRANCIS XAVIER, 1506
SLAVE REVOLT, NEW YORK, NY, 1712
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH (MISSIONARY TO INDIA, MALAY ARCHIPELAGO & JAPAN), 1770
US NAVY CAPTURED 1ST BRITISH WARSHIP (HMS EDWARDS), 1776
WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING (ABOLITIONIST & UNITARIAN LEADER), 1780
METRIC SYSTEM ADOPTED IN FRANCE, 1795
WILL KEITH KELLOGG, 1860
MOHAMMED ABDULLAH HASSAN, THE "MAD MULLAH", 1864
DAVID GRANDISON FAIRCHILD (TROPICAL PLANT COLLECTOR), 1869
BRONISLAW KASPER MALINOWSKI (FOUNDER OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY), 1884
P T BARNUM DIED, 1891
IRENE CASTLE FOOTE (DANCER), 1893
WALTER WINCHELL, 1897
BILLIE HOLIDAY (ELEANORA FAGAN), 1915
RAVI SHANKAR, 1920
1ST SUCCESFUL DEMO OF TV (SEC OF COMMERCE HERBERT HOOVER READ SPEECH), 1927
JAMES GARNER (JAMES BAUMGARDNER), 1928  
DANIEL ELLSBERG ("PENTAGON PAPERS"), 1931
NATIONAL BEER DAY/REGULAR BEER BECAME LEGAL AGAIN, 1933
DAVID PARADINE FROST, 1939
FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, 1939
GERHARD SCHROEDER (FORMER GERMAN CHANCELLOR), 1944
ALLIES SANK JAPANESE BATTLESHIP "YAMATO" OFF OKINAWA, 1945
HENRY FORD DIED, 1947
JOHN OATES (HALL & ), 1948
UN: WORLD HEALTH DAY/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, 1948
JACKIE CHAN, 1954
PRES EISENHOWER USED "DOMINO THEORY" IN PRESS CONFERENCE, 1954
TITO PROCLAIMED "PRESIDENT FOR LIFE" OF YUGOSLAVIA (DIED 1980), 1963
RUSSELL CROWE, 1964
COMET KOHOUTEK DISCOVERED, 1973
EASTER CELEBRATED IN RED SQUARE, MOSCOW, 1991
CIVIL WAR BEGAN, RWANDA, 1994
"ROB ROY" RELEASED IN US, 1995
"READY TO RUMBLE" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"RETURN TO ME" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"WHOLE 10 YARDS" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"TAKE THE LEAD" RELEASED IN US, 2006
MIKE WALLACE DIED, 2012
INTERNATIONAL SNAILPAPERS DAY, 2017
ROCK THE OCEAN TORTUGA FESTIVAL, FT LAUDERDALE, FL, 2017
WINE, SPIRITS & CULINARY CELEBRATION, MODS, FT LAUDERDALE, FL, 2017


SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017
ANTHONY PANIZZI (LIBRARIAN & CATALOGER) DIED, 1879	
MARY PICKFORD (GLADYS MARY SMITH), 1893
PAUL GAUGUIN DIED, 1903
UK & FRANCE SIGNED "ENTENTE CORDIALE", 1904
SONJA HENIE (OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL FIGURE SKATER), 1912
17TH AMENDMENT RATIFIED (DIRECT POPULAR SENATORIAL ELECTION), 1913
ELIZABETH BLOOMER WARREN FORD, 1918
IAN DOUGLAS SMITH (RHODESIA), 1919
CARMEN McRAE (JAZZ VOCALIST), 1920
WILLIAM D. CHASE (FOUNDER OF CHASE'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS), 1922
CONGRESS APPROVED WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION, 1933
KOFI ATTA ANNAN, 1938
MICHAEL BENNETT (MICHAEL BENNETT DIFIGLIA:  CHOREOGRAPHER), 1943
NAZIS HUNG DIETRICH BONHOEFFER, 1945
THOMAS DALE DeLAY (R, TX), 1947
KATHY FISCUS DIED AFTER FALLING DOWN A WELL, 1949
U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SEIZED CONTROL OF STEEL MILLS, 1952
1ST MAJOR 3-D MOVIE RELEASED, 1953
BARBARA KINGSOLVER, 1955
ROSANNA ARQUETTE, 1959
JULIAN LENNON, 1963
PATRICIA ARQUETTE, 1968
PABLO PICASSO DIED, 1973
HANK AARON HIT 715TH CAREER HOME RUN TO BREAK BABE RUTH'S RECORD, 1975
VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK, MN, 1975
VOLCANIC ACTIVITY ON IO DISCOVERED, 1979
OMAR BRADLEY DIED, 1981
CLINT EASTWOOD ELECTED MAYOR OF CARMEL, CA (SERVED 2 YEARS), 1986
"TWIN PEAKS" TV PREMIERE, 1990
RYAN WHITE DIED FROM AIDS, 1990
MARIAN ANDERSON DIED, 1993
LAURA NYRO DIED, 1997
ANNETTE FUNICELLO DIED, 2013
MARGARET THATCHER DIED, 2013
ART CAR PARADE, HOUSTON, TX, 2017
INTERNATIONAL ROMA DAY, 2017
JAPAN–HANA MATSURI/FLOWER FESTIVAL, 2017
SRI RAMA NAVAMI, DUBLIN CITY, CO DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017


SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017
NATIONAL CHERISH AN ANTIQUE DAY
LORENZO DE MEDICI DIED, 1492
FRANCIS BACON DIED, 1626
JAMES SCOTT, DUKE OF MONMOUTH (REBEL AGAINST JAMES II), 1649
ROBERT JENKINS LOST HIS EAR, 1731
THEOBALD BOEHM (DEVELOPED MODERN FLUTE), 1794
ELIAS LÖNNROT (KALEVALA), 1802
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH FOUNDED, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 1816
CHARLES-PIERRE BAUDELAIRE, 1821
EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE  (EDWARD JAMES MUGGERIDGE) (1ST STOP ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY), 1830
SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS RECEIVED STEAMBOAT PILOT'S LICENSE, 1859
1:30 PM LEE SURRENDERED TO GRANT @ APPOMATAX/CIVIL WAR ENDED, 1865
CIVIL RIGHTS BILL OF 1866
W.C. FIELDS (CLAUDE WILLIAM DUKENFIELD), 1879
BILLY THE KID CONVICTED OF MURDER, LINCOLN, NM (ESCAPED, KILLED 7/14), 1881
FRANK KING (CREATED "GASOLINE ALLEY"), 1883
MARY PICKFORD, "AMERICA'S SWEETHEART", 1893
PAUL BUSTILL ROBESON, 1898
GREGORY PINCUS (ENDOCRINOLOGIST/1ST EFFECTIVE BIRTH CONTROL PILL), 1903
JAMES WILLIAM FULLBRIGHT, 1905
JOHN PRESPER ECKERT, JR, (ENIAC), 1919
PATRICK MANSON DIED, 1922
HUGH MARSTON HEFNER, 1926
TOM LEHRER, 1928
MARIAN ANDERSON'S EASTER CONCERT, LINCOLN MEMORIAL, WASHINGTON, DC, 1939
GERMANY INVADED NORWAY & DENMARK, 1940
US SURRENDERED @ BATAAN/DEATH MARCH BEGAN, 1942
ENIAC PROJECT BEGAN, 1943
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT DIED, 1959
N.A.S.A. SELECTED 1ST U.S. ASTRONAUTS (PROJECT MERCURY), 1959
WINSTON CHURCHILL MADE HONORARY U.S. CITIZEN, 1963
RODNEY KING, 1965
CYNTHIA NIXON (MIRANDA, "SEX & THE CITY"), 1966
ERIC HARRIS (COLUMBINE KILLER), 1979
KRISTEN JAYMES STEWART (BELLA, "TWILIGHT" MOVIES), 1990
KRISTEN STEWART, 1990
MANUEL NORIEGA CONVICTED, 1992
"NEVER BEEN KISSED" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS" RELEASED IN US, 2001
SADDAM HUSSEIN FELL FROM POWER IN IRAQ, 2003
PRINCE CHARLES & CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES, 2005
AN COMHDHAIL WORLD IRISH DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS, BELFAST, CO ANTRIM, N IRELAND, 2017
MARATHON & HALF MARATHON, VERNONIA, OR, 2017
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK, 2017
PALM SUNDAY & ORTHODOX PALM SUNDAY/HOLY WEEK BEGINS, 2017


MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017
SIBLINGS DAY
HUGO GROTIUS (JURIST & LEGAL SCHOLAR), 1583
US FORCES UNDER JOHN PAUL JONES LEFT BREST, FRANCE, TO RAID BRITISH SHIPPING, 1778
ROBERT GRAY BECAME 1ST AMERICAN TO CIRCUMNAVIGATE GLOBE, 1790
COMMODORE MATTHEW CALBRAITH PERRY (NEGOTIATED 1ST US-JAPANESE TREATY), 1794
EDWARD ROBINSON ("FATHER OF BIBLICAL GEOGRAPHY"), 1794
LEWIS WALLACE (BEN HUR), 1827
WILLIAM BOOTH (FOUNDER OF SALVATION ARMY), 1829
JOSEPH PULITZER, 1847
WALTER HUNT PATENTED SAFETY PIN, 1849
GEN LEE ADDRESSED CONFEDERATE TROOPS FOR THE LAST TIME, ONE DAY AFTER SURRENDERING, 1865
A.S.P.C.A. CHARTERED, 1866
AE (GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL: IRISH LITERARY RENAISSANCE) , 1867
PREMIERE, BRAHMS "REQUIEM", BREMEN CATHEDRAL , 1868
N HERRESHOFF PATENTED CATAMARAN, 1877
SANDOR "JOHN" HERTZ, 1879
FRANCES CORALIE PERKINS (1ST FEMALE US CABINET SECRETARY), 1880
KAHLIL GIBRAN, 1883
BERNARD GIMBEL, 1885
ASPCA FOUNDED, 1886
"TITANIC" LEFT SOUTHAMPTON, 1912
HARRY MORGAN, 1915
1ST PGA CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT, SIWAROY GOLF COURSE, BALTIMORE, MD , 1916
EMILIANO ZAPATA KILLED BY MEXICAN GOVERNMENT FORCES, 1919
CHUCK CONNORS  (KEVIN JOSEPH), 1924
MAX von SYDOW, 1929
DOLORES HUERTA (COFOUNDER, UNITED FARM WORKERS), 1930
KAHLIL GIBRAN DIED, 1931
OMAR SHARIF  (MICHAEL SHALHOUB), 1932
FDR CREATED CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS, 1933
JOHN EARL MADDEN, 1936
PAUL EDWARD THEROUX, 1941
BATAAN DEATH MARCH BEGAN (75,000 AMERICAN & FILIPINO FORCES MARCHED 85 MILES IN 6 DAYS), 1942
RED ARMY LIBERATED ODESSA, 1944
SYNTHETIC QUININE FIRST PRODUCED, 1944
ALLIED TROOPS LIBERATED BUCHENWALD, 1945
STEVEN SEAGAL, 1952
"HOUSE OF WAX" BECAME 1ST COLOR 3-D FEATURE FILM, 1953
TEILHARD de CHARDIN DIED, 1955
USS THRESHER LOST IN ATLANTIC, 1963
BEATLES DISBANDED, 1970
US TABLE TENNIS TEAM ARRIVED IN CHINA, 1971
JOSEPHINE BAKER DIED, 1975
AMANDA LEIGH "MANDY" MOORE, 1984
HALEY JOEL OSMONT, 1988
CHELSEA ANNE CONROY, 1996
GOOD FRIDAY PEACE AGREEMENT, N IRELAND, 1998
"SUPER SIZE ME" RELEASED IN US, 2004
TIGER WOODS WON 4TH MASTERS TOURNAMENT, 2005
"HANNAH MONTANA THE MOVIE" RELEASED IN US, 2009
PASSOVER BEGINS @ SUNSET, 2017


TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017
HAWAII:  BUDDHA'S BIRTHDAY
INTERNATIONAL "LOUIE LOUIE" DAY
WILLIAM & MARY BECAME ENGLISH SOVEREIGNS, 1689
EDWARD EVERETT (GAVE MAIN SPEECH @ GETTYSBURG), 1794
FRANCE MADE 1ST OFFER TO SELL LOUISIANA TO US, 1803
NAPOLEON EXILED TO ELBA, 1814
WALTER HUNT PATENTED SAFETY PIN, 1849
FT. PULASKI, GA, SURRENDERED, 1862
R AUSTIN FREEMAN, 1862
WILLIAM WALLACE CAMPBELL (STELLAR ASTRONOMER), 1862
BERNARD GIMBLE (DEPARTMENT STORE TYCOON), 1885
DEAN GOODERHAM ACHESON, 1893
PERCY LEVON JULIAN (AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHEMIST), 1899
DALIA "DALE" MESSICK (CREATOR OF "BRENDA STARR"), 1906
JANE MATILDA BOLIN (1ST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN JUDGE IN US), 1908
OLEG CASSINI, 1913
ALBERTO EVARISTO GINASTERA (COMPOSER), 1916
SCOTT JOPLIN DIED, 1917
LUTHER BURBANK DIED, 1926
JOEL GREY  (JOE KATZ), 1932
BARBERSHOP QUARTET DAY/S.P.E.B.Q.S.A. FOUNDED, TULSA, OK, 1938
ELLEN GOODMAN, 1941
U.S. TROOPS LIBERATED BUCHENWALD, 1945
JACKIE ROBINSON 1ST PLAYED IN MAJOR LEAGUE, 1947
DOUGLAS MacARTHUR RELIEVED OF COMMAND IN KOREA, 1951
FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS DIED, 1957
1ST WEATHER SATELLITE LAUNCHED, 1960
CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1968
APOLLO 13 LAUNCHED, 1970
IDI AMIN LEFT UGANDA, 1979
HAROLD WASHINGTON ELECTED 1ST BLACK MAYOR OF CHICAGO, 1983
ULSTER UNIONIST PARTY VOTED TO SUPPORT NORTHERN IRELAND PEACE PLAN, 1998
"GHOSTS OF THE ABYSS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"HOLES" RELEASED IN US, 2003
KURT VONNEGUT DIED, 2007
FLORIDA–CHILDREN'S DAY, 2017
FULL PINK MOON, 2017
INTERNATIONAL BE KIND TO LAWYERS DAY, 2017
NATIONAL EQUAL PAY DAY (AVERAGE WOMAN'S PAY FINALLY MATCHES MAN'S PAY FOR LAST CALENDAR YEAR), 2017
NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY, 2017


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017
NATIONAL LICORICE DAY      
WALK ON YOUR WILD SIDE DAY
4TH CRUSADE SACKED CONSTANTINOPLE, 1204
EDWARD De VERE, 17TH EARL OF OXFORD (SHAKESPEARE'S PATRON), 1550
GALILEO CONVICTED OF HERESY, 1633
HENRY CLAY, 1777
FT. ASTORIA BECAME 1ST PERMANENT SETTLEMENT IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, 1811
JOHN SHAW BILLINGS (SURGEON & MEDICAL LIBRARIAN), 1838
1ST U.S. TRUANCY LAW ENACTED, NY, 1853
ALFRED CUMMINGS BECAME 1ST NON-MORMON GOVERNOR OF UTAH, 1858
CONFEDERATE TROOPS OPENED FIRE ON FT. SUMTER, CHARLESTON, SC, 1861
MASSACRE AT FT. PILLOW, TN, 1864
CECIL KIMBER (FOUNDED MG–MORRIS GARAGES), 1888
LIONEL HAMPTON (BANDLEADER), 1909
CLARA BARTON DIED, 1912
NATIONAL DROP EVERYTHING & READ DAY/BEVERLY CLEARY, 1916
ANN MILLER  (LUCILLE ANN COLLIER), 1923
BIG WIND (231 MPH; MT WASHINGTON, NH:  FASTEST WIND RECORDED), 1934 
"YOUR HIT PARADE" RADIO PREMIERE, 1935
ALAN AYCKBOURN, 1939
HERBIE HANCOCK, 1940
F.D.R. DIED, 1945
DAVID LETTERMAN, 1947
TOM CLANCY, 1947
SCOTT TUROW, 1949
DAVID CASSIDY, 1950
DR. JONAS E. SALK ANNOUNCED POLIO VACCINE, 1955
ANDY GARCIA (ANDRES ARTURO GARCIA MENENDEZ), 1956
VINCE GILL, 1957
YURI GAGARIN BECAME 1ST HUMAN IN SPACE, 1961
SHANNEN MARIA DOHERTY, 1971
JOSEPHINE BAKER DIED, 1975
LAST AMERICAN PERSONNEL EVACUATED FROM CAMBODIA, 1975
TERRY FOX BEGAN HIS RUN ACROSS CANADA, 1980
1ST SPACE SHUTTLE (COLUMBIA) LAUNCHED, 1981
ABBIE HOFFMAN DIED, 1989
"JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH" RELEASED IN THE US, 1996
"MAGDALENE SISTERS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
NATIONAL BOOKMOBILE DAY, 2017
NATIONAL D E A R (DROP EVERYTHING & READ) DAY, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT, 2017


THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
PETER FABER (JESUIT COFOUNDER), 1506
CATHERINE de MEDICI (QUEEN CONSORT OF HENRY II OF FRANCE), 1519
GUY FAWKES, 1570
PREMIERE HANDEL'S "MESSIAH", DUBLIN, IRELAND, 1742
THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1743
CAPT COOK LANDED IN TAHITI, 1769
SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE (PORTRAITIST), 1769
WASHINGTON, DC, INCORPORATED, 1782
1ST ELEPHANT ARRIVED IN AMERICA, 1796
1ST PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO (JOHN QUINCY ADAMS), 1843
FRANK WOOLWORTH, 1852
FT SUMTER SURRENDERED TO CONFEDERATES AFTER 33 HOURS, 1861
BUTCH CASSIDY (ROBERT LEROY PARKER), 1866
HEBERT OSBORNE YARDLEY (AMERICAN WWI CRYPTOGRAHER), 1888
ALFRED M BUTTS (INVENTED "SCRABBLE"), 1899
MARGUERITE HENRY, 1902
SAMUEL BARCLAY BECKETT, 1906
EUDORA ALICE WELTY, 1909
HOWARD KEEL  (HOWARD LEEK), 1919
MADALYN MURRAY O'HARE, 1919
MASSACRE OF SIKHS AT AMRITSAR, INDIA, 1919
BEN NIGHTHORSE CAMPBELL (NATIVE AMERICAN CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVE), 1933
"WUTHERING HEIGHTS" RELEASED IN US, 1939
SEAMUS HEANEY, 1939
ANNIE JUMP CANNON (AMERICAN ASTRONOMER) DIED, 1941
JAPAN-USSR NON-AGGRESSION PACT, 1941
THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL DEDICATED, WASHINGTON, DC, 1943
AL GREEN (ALBERT GREENE) (SOUL SINGER), 1946
PEABO BRYSON, 1951
VAN CLIBURN BECAME THE 1ST AMERICAN TO WIN TCHAIKOVSKY INTERNATIONAL PIANO CONTEST, 1958
RACHEL CARSON'S SILENT SPRING PUBLISHED, 1962
GARY KIMOVICH KASPAROV (CHESS CHAMP), 1963
SYDNEY POITIER BECAME 1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO WIN BEST ACTOR OSCAR, 1964
APOLLO 13 NOTIFIED MISSION CONTROL OF THEIR PROBLEM, 1970
1ST BASEBALL STRIKE ENDED, 1972
WORLD POPULATION EXCEEDED 5 BILLION, 1987
GREAT CHICAGO FLOOD, 1992
TIGER WOODS WON 1ST MAJOR GOLF TOURNAMENT (MASTERS, AUGUSTA, GA), 1997
DR JACK KEVORKIAN SENTENCED TO 10-25 YEAR JAIL TERM FOR LETHAL INJECTION, 1999
"BRIDGET JONES' DIARY" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"RAPE OF EUROPA" RELEASED IN US, 2007


FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017
INTERNATIONAL MOMENT OF LAUGHTER DAY
PAN AMERICAN DAY
MANI (FOUNDER OF MANICHAEAN RELIGION), 216
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, 1582
CHRISTIAAN HUYGENS (DISCOVERED RINGS OF SATURN), 1629
HANDEL DIED, 1759
"SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF FREE NEGROES UNLAWFULLY HELD IN BONDAGE", PHILADELPHIA, PA, 1775
NOAH WEBSTER'S "AMERICAN DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE", 1818
AUGUSTUS HENRY LANE-FOX PITT-RIVERS (ARCHAEOLOGIST), 1827
LINCOLN SHOT, 1865
JOANNA "ANNE" SULLIVAN MACY, 1866
ARNOLD JOSEPH TOYNBEE, 1889
SIR ARTHUR JOHN GIELGUD, 1904
FRANCOIS DUVALIER, 1907
PRES. TAFT THREW OUT 1ST BASEBALL TO OPEN SEASON, 1910
11:40 PM R.M.S. TITANIC STRUCK ICEBERG, 1912
LT. DOUGLAS CAMPBELL BECAME 1ST U.S. AIR ACE, 1918
ALI AKBAR KHAN, 1922
RODNEY STEPHEN STEIGER, 1925
LORETTA LYNN, 1935
FRANK SERPICO, 1936
GRAPES OF WRATH PUBLISHED, 1939
JULIE FRANCES CHRISTIE, 1940
PETE ROSE, 1941
STEVE MARTIN, 1945
BRUCE STERLING (CYBERPUNK AUTHOR), 1954
1ST VIDEO CAMERA FOR BOTH SOUND & PICTURES DEMONSTRATED, 1956
VAN CLIBURN WON 1ST INTERNATIONAL TCHAIKOVSKY COMPETITION, MOSCOW, 1958
EMMA THOMPSON, 1959
"BYE BYE BIRDIE" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1960
ROBERT CARLYLE, 1961
RACHEL CARSON DIED, 1964
ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL (MICHAEL ANTHONY THOMAS CHARLES HALL), 1968
KAREN ANN QUINLAN BECAME COMATOSE, 1975
SARAH MICHELLE GELLER, 1977
AMERICAN BOMBING OF LIBYA, 1986
SOVIETS AGREED TO WITHDRAW FROM AFGHANISTAN, 1988
"NOTORIOUS BETTIE PAGE" RELEASED IN US, 2006
"SCARY MOVIE 4" RELEASED IN US, 2006
"THANK YOU FOR SMOKING" RELEASED IN US, 2006
DON HO DIED, 2007
BRITISH & WORLD MARBLES CHAMPIONSHIP, TINSLY GREEN, W SOMERSET, 2017
DEVISES TO WESTMINSTER INTERNATIONAL CANOE RACE, WILTSHIRE, 2017
GOOD FRIDAY, 2017
OREGON RELAYS, EUGENE, OR, 2017


SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017
NATIONAL THAT SUCKS DAY
SPRING TRADE FAIR BEGINS, GWANZHOU, CHINA
NANAK (FOUNDER OF SIKHISM), 1469
LEONARDO da VINCI, 1542
CHARLES WILSON PEALE, 1741
SAMUEL JOHNSON'S "DICTIONARY" PUBLISHED, 1755
JOSEPH PRIESTLY INVENTED THE RUBBER ERASER, 1770
CONTINENTAL CONGRESS RATIFIED PROVISIONAL TREATY W/GREAT BRITAIN, 1783
JAMES CLARK ROSS (BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPLORER), 1800
PIERRE-ETIENNE THEODORE ROUSSEAU, 1812
1ST U.S SCHOOL FOR DEAF OPENED, HARTFORD, CT, 1817
MARIE GROSSHOLTZ TUSSAUD DIED, 1830
HENRY JAMES, 1843
SAN FRANCISCO INCORPORATED, 1850
7:22 AM LINCOLN DIED, 1865
HURRICANE IN ZANZIBAR, 1872
THOMAS HART BENTON (AMERICAN PAINTER), 1889
BESSIE SMITH (BLUES SINGER), 1894
2:27 AM "TITANIC" SANK, 1912
KIM IL SUNG, 1912
JANE DELANO DIED, 1919
HAROLD WASHINGTON (SEE 4/14), 1922
NEVILLE MARRINER, 1924
RAND McNALLY RELEASED 1ST ROAD ATLAS, 1924
SIR GEORGE CADBURY, 1929
VIGDIS FINNBOGADOTTIR (PRESIDENT OF ICELAND), 1930
ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY ("BEWITCHED"), 1933
ROY CLARK, 1933
CLAUDIA CARDINALE, 1938
JEFFREY ARCHER, 1940
KENNETH LAY (ENRON), 1942
JACKIE ROBINSON BECAME 1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO PLAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IN 
	20TH CENTURY, 1947
HELOISE CRUSE EVANS ("HINTS FROM"), 1951
1ST McDONALD'S OPENED, DES PLAINES, IL, 1955
IMAD EL-DIN MOHAMED ABDEL MONEIM "DODI" FAYED, 1955
1ST WEST COAST MAJOR LEAGUE GAME, 1958
CASTRO VISITED US, 1959
EMMA THOMPSON, 1959
SAMANTHA FOX, 1966
"CHORUS LINE" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1975
JEAN-PAUL SARTRE DIED, 1980
SETH ROGEN, 1982
EMMA WATSON (HERMIONE GRANGER), 1990
GRETA GARBO DIED, 1990
POL POT DIED, 1998
ASTRONOMERS FROM SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIV ANNOUNCED DISCOVERY OF 1ST 
	EXTRA-SOLAR PLANETS, 1999
"FLINTSTONES IN VIVA ROCK VEGAS" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"BULLETPROOF MONK" RELEASED IN US, 2003
BOMBINGS @ BOSTON MARATHON KILLED 3 & INJURED OVER 260, 2013
NATIONAL AUCTIONEERS DAY, 2017
NATIONAL TAKE A WILD GUESS DAY, 2017
RECORD STORE DAY, 2017
SHRINERS' CHILDREN'S RODEO, BAKER CITY, OR, 2017
WESTSIDE WAREHOUSE DISTRICT SCAVENGER HUNT, EUGENE, OR, 2017


SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 2017
SIR HANS SLOANE (FOUNDER OF BRITISH MUSEUM), 1660 
ELISABETH VIGEE-LEBRUN (FRENCH ARTIST), 1755
SIR JOHN FRANKLIN (BRITISH ARCTIC EXPLORER), 1786
ROYALL TYLER'S "THE CONTRAST" BECAME 1ST PROFESSIONALLY PERFORMED PLAY BY US AUTHOR, NY, NY, 1787
FRANSISCO JOSE de GOYA DIED, 1828
MARIE TUSSAUD DIED, 1850
ALEXIS DE TOQUEVILLE DIED, 1859
SLAVERY ABOLISHED IN D.C., 1862
JOSE de DIEGO (PUERTO RICAN PATRIOT), 1866
WILBUR WRIGHT, 1867
JOHN MILLINGTON SYNGE (IRISH PLAYWRIGHT), 1871
ST BERNADETTE DIED (LOURDES), 1879
CHARLES SPENCER CHAPLIN, 1889
FREDERICK WILLIAM WINTERBOTHAM (TOP BRITISH CODEBREAKER), 1897
NATURAL BRIDGES NATIONAL MONUMENT, 1908
LENIN RETURNED TO PETROGRAD FROM EXILE, 1917
MERCE CUNNINGHAM (CHOREOGRAPHER), 1919
PETER ALEXANDER USTINOV, 1921
ENRICO "HENRY" MANCINI, 1924
"BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB" DISTRIBUTED 1ST SELECTION, 1926
POPE BENEDICT XVI (JOSEPH RATZINGER) (SEE 4/19), 1927
EDIE ADAMS (ELIZABETH EDITH ENKE), 1931
QUEEN MARGRETHE OF DENMARK, 1940
ALBERT HOFFMAN TOOK WORLD'S FIRST LSD TRIP, 1943
BERNARD BARUCH COINED TERM "COLD WAR" IN SPEECH IN SC, 1947
"GRANDCAMP" EXPLOSION BECAME WORST INDUSTRIAL DISASTER IN US, TEXAS CITY, TX (468 DEAD, 100
	MISSING, ABOUT 3500 INJURED), 1947
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR (LEWIS FERDINAND ALCINDOR, JR.), 1947
ZOOM LENS 1ST DEMONSTRATED, 1947
MARTIN LAWRENCE, 1965
MICHIGAN BECAME THE 1ST STATE IN US TO BAN DDT, 1969
SELENA QUINTANILLA PEREZ, 1971
APOLLO 16 LAUNCHED, 1972
RALPH ELLISON DIED, 1994
"SLC PUNK" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"KILL BILL 2" RELEASED IN US, 2004
32 PEOPLE KILLED IN MASS SHOOTING AT VIRGINIA TECH, BLACKSBURG, VA, 2007
EASTER/ORTHODOX EASTER, 2017
MERRIE MONARCH FESTIVAL & WORLD'S LARGEST HULA COMPETITION, HILO, HI, 2017
NATIONAL KARAOKE WEEK, 2017


MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
BLAH BLAH BLAH DAY
ELLIS ISLAND FAMILY HISTORY DAY
GIOVANNI VERRAZANO DISCOVERED N.Y. HARBOR, 1524
THOMAS MORE IMPRISONED, 1534
MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY IMPORTED 1ST MODERN HORSES INTO AMERICA, 1629
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DIED, 1790
ERUPTION OF MT TAMBORA IN INDONESIA KILLED 80,000, 1815
JOHN PIERPONT MORGAN, 1837
CHARLES LEONARD WOOLLEY (BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGIST & DISCOVERER OF UR OF THE CHALDEES), 1880
ISAK DINENSEN (KAREN BLIXEN), 1885
NIKITA SERGEYEVICH KRUSCHEV, 1894
THORNTON NIVEN WILDER, 1897
AMERICAN FLAG RAISED OVER SAMOA, 1900
SIRIMAVO RATWATTIE DIAS BANDARANAIKE (WORLD'S 1ST FEMALE HEAD OF STATE, SRI LANKA), 1916
HARRY REASONER, 1923
METRO-PICTURES, GOLDWYN PICTURES & LOUIS B MEYER JOINED TO FORM MGM, 1924
"PORKY'S DUCK HUNT"/DEBUT OF DAFFY DUCK, 1937
YUGOSLAVIA SURRENDERED TO NAZIS, 1941
US FORCES SEIZED HALF A TON OF URANIUM, STRASSFUL, GERMANY, 1945
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC, 1946
SEAN BEAN (BOROMIR, "LORD OF THE RINGS" MOVIES), 1958
BAY OF PIGS, 1961
INTERNATIONAL FORD MUSTANG DAY/FORD INTRODUCED MUSTANG, 1964
JENNIE MOCK BECAME 1ST WOMAN TO COMPLETE SOLO FLIGHT AROUND THE WORLD, 1964
APOLLO 13 RETURNED TO EARTH, 1970
JENNIFER GARNER, 1972
CAMBODIA FELL TO KHMER ROUGE, 1975
CANADA INDEPENDENT FROM GREAT BRITAIN, 1982
PEACE DECLARED BETWEEN NETHERLANDS & SCILLY ISLANDS, 1986
SOLIDARITY LEGALIZED, 1990
LINDA McCARTNEY DIED, 1998
"U-571" RELEASED IN US, 2000
10,000TH EPISODE OF "GENERAL HOSPITAL", 2002
"THE MISSING" RELEASED IN US, 2003
GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ DIED, 2014
INTERNATIONAL HAIKU POETRY DAY, 2017
MARATHON, BOSTON, MA, 2017


TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017
INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO DAY
PET OWNERS INDEPENDENCE DAY
LUCREZIA BORGIA, 1480
MARTIN LUTHER APPEARED BEFORE THE DIET OF WORMS, 1521
DAVID RICCARDO (1ST TO SYSTEMATIZE ECONOMICS), 1772
RIDES OF PAUL REVERE, WILLIAM DAWES & SAMUEL PRESCOTT, 1775
CLARENCE SEWARD DARROW, 1857
LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI, 1882
DENMARK BECAME 1ST COUNTRY TO ADOPT USE FINGERPRINTS, 1902
5:13 AM SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE, 1906
SIMON & SCHUSTER PUBLISHED 1ST CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOK 1924
MARTHA GRAHAM PERFORMED FIRST SOLO, 1926
YANKEE STADIUM OPENED, 1926
TSUGU AKIHITO, 1933
1ST LAUNDROMAT IN US OPENED (FT WORTH, TX), 1934
OTTORINO RESPIGHI DIED, 1936
1ST U.S. BOMBING OF JAPANESE MAINLAND, 1942
IRELAND DECLARED INDEPENDENCE, 1942
ERNIE PYLE KILLED BY JAPANESE FIRE ON OKINAWA, 1945
HAYLEY MILLS, 1946
IRELAND DECLARED INDEPENDENCE, 1949
RICK MORANIS, 1954
EINSTEIN DIED, 1955
PHRASE "3RD WORLD" 1ST USED (PRES SUKARNO OF INDONESIA), 1955
GRACE KELLY MARRIED PRINCE RAINIER OF MONACO, 1956
PRES KENNEDY DENIED US MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN CUBA, 1961
CONAN O'BRIEN, 1963
DAVID TENNANT (DR WHO), 1971
SALYUT I BECAME 1ST SPACE STATION, 1971
PANAMA CANAL TREATY RATIFIED, 1978
ZIMBABWE INDEPENDENT FROM BRITAIN, 1980
US EMBASSY IN LEBANON DESTROYED BY SUICIDE BOMBER, 1983
AMERICA FERRERA, 1984
"CROCODILE DUNDEE IN LA" RELEASED IN US, 2001
DICK CLARK DIED, 2012
16 GUIDES KILLED @ MT EVEREST, 2014
INTERNATIONAL PAN CELTIC FESTIVAL, CARLOW TOWN, CO CARLOW, IRELAND, 2017
INTERNATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY, 2017
NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, ST LOUIS, MO, 2017


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017
FLORIDA: PATRIOTS' DAY
NATIONAL HANGING OUT DAY (USING CLOTHESLINES)
SUNSPOTS FIRST REPORTED (JOHN WINTHROP), 1739
DAVID RICARDO (ECONOMIST), 1775
JOHN PARKER DAY/BATTLE AT LEXINGTON GREEN, MA ("WHITES OF THEIR EYES"), 1775
NETHERLANDS-U.S. DIPLOMACY BEGAN, 1782
BYRON DIED, 1824
AUGUSTUS JUILLIARD, 1836
1ST BLOODSHED OF CIVIL WAR–MOB IN BALTIMORE ATTACKED UNION TROOPS, 1861
LINCOLN'S FUNERAL, WASHINGTON, DC, 1865
CHARLES SCRIBNER DIED, 1871
OLE EVINRUDE, 1877
DARWIN DIED, 1882
JOHN J McDERMOTT WON FIRST BOSTON MARATHON, 1897
ELIOT NESS, 1903
PIERRE CURIE DIED, 1906
LINDA GOODMAN, 1925
DON ADAMS, 1927
CHARLES SCRIBNER DIED, 1930
JAYNE MANSFIELD, 1933
US WENT OFF OF GOLD STANDARD, 1933
DUDLEY STUART JOHN MOORE, 1935
NAZIS BEGAN MOVING AGAINST WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING (SEE 1/18, 4/29 & 5/16), 1943
TIM CURRY, 1946
PALOMA PICASSO, 1949
VOLKSWAGEN OPENED PLANT IN NJ, 1953
ASHLEY JUDD (ASHLEY TYLER CIMINELA), 1968
RUSSIA LAUNCHED 1ST SALYUT SPACE STATION, 1971
JOANNA STEVENS GAINES, 1978
KATE HUDSON (GOLDIE HAWN'S DAUGHTER), 1979
HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN (ANAKIN SKYWALKER/YOUNG DARTH VADER), 1981
CANADA: CONSTITUTION ACT EFFECTIVE, 1982
MARIA SHARAPOVA, 1987
EXPLOSION ON USS IOWA (KILLED 47), 1989
CIVIL WAR IN NICARAGUA ENDED, 1990
ATTACK ON & FIRE AT BRANCH DAVIDIAN COMPOUND, WACO, TX, 1993
BOMBING, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 1995
"MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"SCORPION KING" RELEASED IN US, 2002
CARDINAL JOSEPH RATZINGER BECAME POPE BENEDICT XVI (SEE 4/16), 2005
MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION OPENS, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 2017
NABONASSAR NEW YEAR 2766, 2017
ROGER EBERT'S FILM FESTIVAL, CHAMPAIGN, IL, 20173


THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
SANTA ROSA de LIMA (ISABEL DE FLORES), 1586
CROMWELL DISSOLVED ENGLISH PARLIAMENT, 1653
JAMES II BEGAN SIEGE OF LONDONDERRY, 1689
HOT SPRINGS BECAME 1ST US NATIONAL PARK, 1832
POE'S "MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE" 1ST PUBLISHED, "GRAHAM'S LADY'S & GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE", 1841
DANIEL CHESTER FRENCH (AMERICAN SCULPTOR), 1850
ROBERT E LEE RESIGNED FROM US ARMY, 1861
US CONGRESS AUTHORIZED PRES GRANT TO USE MILITARY FORCE TO SUPPRESS KKK, 1871
SERGEI VASILYEVICH RACHMANINOFF, 1873
HOLLAND SMITH (PIONEER OF AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE), 1882
ADOLPH HITLER, 1889
CARESSE CROSBY (MARY PHELPS "POLLY" JACOB) (PATENTED 1ST MODERN BRA), 1892
HAROLD CLAYTON LLOYD, 1893
JOAN MIRO (SURREALIST PAINTER), 1893
CURIES ISOLATED RADIUM, 1902
LIONEL HAMPTON (JAZZ VIBRAPHONIST), 1908
BRAM STOKER DIED, 1912
INCIDENT AT LUDLOW MINE, LUDLOW, CO (167 TOTAL KILLED), 1914
ERNESTO ANTONIO TITO PUENTE, 1923
TITO PUENTE, 1923
GEORGE TAKEI, 1939
PATRICK RYAN O'NEAL, 1941
JESSICA LANGE, 1949
LUTHER VANDROSS, 1951
FELIX BAUMGARTNER, 1969
STEPHEN MARLEY, 1972
CARMEN ELECTRA, 1973
CASTRO ANNOUNCED MARIEL BOATLIFT, 1980
BENNY HILL DIED, 1992
KILLINGS AT COLUMBINE HIGH, LITTLETON, CO, 1999
"TREKKIES 2" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"HOAX" RELEASED IN US, 2007
DANICA PATRICK BECAME 1ST FEMALE INDY CAR WINNER, 2008
EXPLOSION ON "DEEP WATER HORIZON" OIL RIG, 2010
BAHA'I FESTIVAL OF RIDVAN, 2017
FIDDLERS FROLICS, HALLETSVILLE, TX, 2017
FIESTA BEGINS, SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2017
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL BEGINS, LOUISVILLE, KY, 2017
STATE FAIR BEGINS, PUYALLUP, WA, 2017


FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
ROME FOUNDED, 753 BCE
KINDERGARTEN DAY/FRIEDRICH WILHELM AUGUST FROEBEL, 1782
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S FUNERAL, 1790
CHARLOTTE BRONTE, 1816
JAMES STARLEY (BRITISH INVENTOR & BICYCLE INNOVATOR), 1831
TEXAS MILITIA BEAT MEXICAN FORCES @ BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO, TX, 1836
JOHN MUIR, 1838
MAX WEBER (SOCIOLOGIST & ECONOMIST: "PROTESTANT ETHIC"), 1864
LINCOLN'S FUNERAL TRAIN LEFT WASHINGTON, DC, 1865
WOODVILLE LATHAM & SONS DEMONSTRATED 1ST MOTION PICTURE PROJECTOR, NEW YORK, NY, 1895
ROLLO REECE MAY, 1909
SAM CLEMENS DIED, 1910
ANTHONY QUINN, 1916
RED BARON SHOT DOWN BY CAPT. R. BROWN, 1918
JOHN CLIFFORD MORTIMER, 1923
ELIZABETH II (ELIZABETH ALEXANDRA MAY), 1926
RED ARMY CAPTURED BERLIN NAZI HIGH COMMAND, 1945
JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES DIED, 1946
GARY CONDIT, 1948
PATTY LuPONE ("EVITA" ON BROADWAY), 1949
U.S AIR FORCE BEGAN FLYING FRENCH TROOPS TO INDOCHINA, 1954
ELVIS PRESLEY'S 1ST #1 HIT (HEARTBREAK HOTEL), 1956
ANDIE McDOWELL, 1958
BRASILIA BECAME CAPITAL OF BRAZIL, 1960
CONNIE LYNN HAINES CONROY, 1964
SPACE NEEDLE, SEATTLE, WA, 1966
PROTESTS IN TIANANMEN SQUARE BEGAN, 1989
"WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING" RELEASED IN THE US, 1995
"U 571" RELEASED IN US, 2000
NINA SIMONE DIED, 2003
BARROW RIVER ARTS FESTIVAL, BORRIS, CO CARLOW, IRELAND, 2017
COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
FRINGE FESTIVAL, FT LAUDERDALE, FL, 2017
HIGH DESERT HORSE EXPO, REDMOND, OR, 2017
LAS OLAS WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL, FT LAUDERDALE, FL, 2017
WEST WATERFORD FESTIVAL OF FOODS, DUNGARVAN, CO WATERFORD, IRELAND, 2017


SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017
NATIONAL JELLY BEAN DAY
ISABELLA I OF SPAIN, 1451
BRAZIL DISCOVERED BY PEDRO ALVAREZ CABRAL, 1500
HENRY VIII BECAME KING OF ENGLAND, 1509
CERVANTES DIED, 1616
HENRY FIELDING (FOUNDER OF THE ENGLISH NOVEL; TOM JONES), 1707
IMMANUEL KANT, 1724
JOHN PAUL JONES LED AMERICAN ATTACK ON WHITEHAVEN, ENGLAND (ONLY ONE OF REVOLUTION), 1778
GEORGE WASHINGTON ATTENDED CIRCUS, 1793
1ST RAILROAD CROSSED MISSIPPI RIVER, 1855
"IN GOD WE TRUST" 1ST STAMPED ON ALL U.S. COINS, 1864
NIKOLAI LENIN  (VLADIMIR ILYICH ULYANOV), 1870
1ST NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME, BOSTON 6, PHILADELPHIA 5, 1876
1ST OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH BEGAN, 1889
VLADIMIR NABOKOV, 1899
JULIUS ROBERT OPPENHEIMER, 1904
EDDIE ALBERT  (EDWARD ALBERT HEIMBERGER), 1908
BRAM STOKER DIED, 1912
GERMANS 1ST USED POISON GAS, YPRES, BELGIUM, 1915
YEHUDI MENUHIN, 1916
CHARLES MINGUS, 1922
AARON SPELLING (TV PRODUCER), 1923
BETTIE MAE PAGE, 1923
FREDERICK HENRY ROYCE (R-R) DIED, 1933
GLEN CAMPBELL, 1935
JACK NICHOLSON, 1936
STEVE FOSSETT, 1944
JOHN WATERS, 1946
RYAN STILES, 1959
EARTH DAY, 1970
1ST APPEARANCE OF "BLUES BROTHERS" ON "SNL", 1978
ANSEL ADAMS DIED, 1984
BORGE OUSLAND COMPLETED 1ST SOLO TRIP TO N POLE, 1994
NIXON DIED, 1994
ERMA BOMBECK DIED, 1996
PRES FUJIMORI ORDERED ASSAULT ON JAPANESE AMBASSADOR'S RESIDENCE, LIMA, PERU, 1997
"SHREK" RELEASED IN US, 2001
LINDA LOVELACE DIED, 2002
PAT TILMAN KILLED BY FRIENDLY FIRE IN AFGHANISTAN, 2004
"ENRON–THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM" RELEASED IN THE US, 2005
CRAB FEED & WOODEN BOAT SHOW, DEPOE BAY, OR, 2017
INTERNATIONAL HOME FURNISHINGS SPRING MARKET, THOMASVILLE, NC, 2017
JAZZ FESTIVAL, PLEASANT HILL, OR, 2017
LYRID METEOR SHOWERS AT PEAK, 2017
McKENZIE RIVER WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL, VIDA, OR, 2017
NATIONAL BROADCASTERS CONVENTION, LAS VEGAS, NV, 2017
NATIONAL DANCE DAY, 2017
OREGON AG FEST, EUGENE, OR, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL MOTHER EARTH DAY, 2017


SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017
FEAST OF ST. GEORGE  (DIED 303) 
UN WORLD BOOK & COPYRIGHT DAY
KING BRIAN BORU KILLED IN BATTLE AGAINST VIKINGS NEAR DUBLIN, 1014
SHAKESPEARE:  BORN, 1564; DIED, 1616
SPAIN:  BOOK DAY/LOVER'S DAY/MIGUEL SAAVEDRA de CERVANTES DIED, 1616
BOSTON LATIN BECAME 1ST PUBLIC SCHOOL IN AMERICA, 1635
JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER (BRITISH LANDSCAPE PAINTER), 1775
COLONIAL FORCES BURNED WHITEHAVEN, ENGLAND (SEE 4/22), 1778
JAMES BUCHANAN, 1791
STEPHEN ARNOLD DOUGLAS (LINCOLN'S DEBATE OPPONENT), 1813
SANFORD BALLARD DOLE (1ST PRES REPUBLIC OF HAWAII/1ST GOV TERRITORY OF HAWAI), 1844
WORDSWORTH DIED, 1850
ALPHONSE BERTILLON (FINGERPRINT PIONEER), 1853
GRANVILLE T. WOODS (INVENTOR, RAILWAY TELEGRAPH), 1856
MAX KARL ERNST LUDWIG PLANCK, 1858
SERGEY PROKOFIEV, 1891
1ST MOVIE PROJECTED, KOSTER & BIALLS MUSIC HALL, NEW YORK, NY, 1896
EDITH NGAIO MARSH, 1899
HARRY REASONER, 1923
TURKEY: GRAND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, 1923
SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK, 1928
ROY HALSTON FROWICK, 1932
ROY ORBISON, 1936
LEE MAJORS, 1940
SANDRA DEE, 1942
BERNADETTE DEVLIN McALISKEY, 1947
HANK AARON HIT 1ST HOME RUN, 1954
MICHAEL MOORE, 1954
JUDY DAVIS, 1955
ELVIS DEBUTED IN VEGAS, 1956
VALERIE BERTINELLI, 1960
GEORGE LOPEZ, 1961
KAL PENN, 1977
BUSTER CRABBE DIED, 1983
CHRYSLER BOUGHT LAMBORGHINI, 1987
"BAYWATCH" TV PREMIERE, 1989
CESAR CHAVEZ DIED, 1993
PHYSICISTS @ FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LAB DISCOVERED TOP QUARK, 1994
HOWARD COSELL DIED, 1995
JAMES EARL RAY DIED, 1998
"LAWS OF ATTRACTION" RELEASED IN US, 2004
"WHAT THE BLEEP DO WE KNOW?" RELEASED IN US, 2004
ISR WAL MIRAJ/ASCENT OF MUHAMMAD, SUNSET, 2017
ISRAEL–YOM HASHOAH/HOLOCAUST DAY, SUNSET, 2017
MARATHON, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
NATIONAL ENGLISH MUFFIN DAY, 2017
SKY AWARENESS WEEK, 2017
UN ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY, 2017


MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
ST VINCENT de PAUL, 1581	
EDMUND CARTWRIGHT (WEAVING INVENTOR), 1743
ROBERT BAILEY THOMAS (FOUNDER "FARMER'S ALMANAC"), 1766
1ST PROFESSIONALLY PERFORMED PLAY IN AMERICA, 1767
CLAUDE-JOSEPH ROUGET de LISLE COMPOSED "LA MARSAILLES", 1772
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS APPROVED, 1800
ANTHONY TROLLOPE, 1815
LT GEORGE N BASCOM (ATTEMPTED TO ARREST COCHISE, 1861), 1836
ROBERT PENN WARREN (1ST US POET LAUREATE), 1905
1ST PHOTOS TAKEN FROM AN AIRPLANE, 1909
ARMENIAN MARTYRS DAY, 1915
EASTER RISING, IRELAND, 1916
SHIRLEY MacLAINE, 1934
AL PACINO, 1940
SUE GRAFTON, 1940
BARBRA STREISAND, 1942
LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY DIED, 1942
RICHARD M DALEY, 1942
PRES TRUMAN LEARNED ABOUT MANHATTAN PROJECT, 1945
WILLA CATHER DIED, 1947
WINSTON CHURCHILL KNIGHTED, 1953
KELLY MICHAEL DOYLE, 1956
1ST US COAST-TO-COAST TV SATELLITE BROADCAST, 1962
1ST HUMAN DIED IN SPACE (V KOMAROV), 1967
PEOPLES' REPUBLIC OF CHINA ORBITED 1ST SATELLITE, 1970
BUD ABBOT DIED, 1974
US MILITARY ATTEMPT TO RESCUE IRANIAN HOSTAGES ENDED IN DISASTER, 1980
IBM PC INTRODUCED, 1981
JANE FONDA'S 1ST WORKOUT VIDEO RELEASED, 1982
KELLY CLARKSON, 1982
ESTEE LAUDER DIED, 2004
CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY, AL & MS, 2017
WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD, 2017
WORLD IMMUNIZATION WEEK, 2017


TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017
FEAST OF ST MARK THE EVANGELIST
WORLD MALARIA DAY
WORLD PENGUIN DAY
LOUIS IX OF FRANCE (SAINT, CRUSADER), 1214
MARTIN WALDSEEMULLER NAMED AMERICA IN HIS COSMOGRAPHIAE INTRODUCTIO, 1507
TORQUATO TASSO DIED, 1595
OLIVER CROMWELL, 1599
DANIEL DEFOE'S LIFE & STRANGE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE 1ST PUBLISHED, 1719
GUILLOTINE 1ST USED, 1792
CHRISTIAN FELIX KLEIN (TOPOLOGIST), 1849
GROUNDBREAKING FOR SUEZ CANAL, 1859
UNION FORCES UNDER DAVID FARRAGUT CAPTURED NEW ORLEANS, 1862
GUGLIELMO MARCONI, 1874
ANNA SEWELL (BLACK BEAUTY) DIED, 1878
HAROLD LLOYD, 1893
US DECLARED WAR ON SPAIN OVER CUBA, 1898
WOLFGANG PAULI (PHYSICIST, EXCLUSION PRINCIPLE), 1900
NEW YORK BECAME 1ST STATE TO REQUIRE AUTOMOBILE LICENSE PLATES, 1901
WILLIAM J. BRENNAN, JR., 1906
EGBERT ROSCOE MURROW, 1908
ANZAC DAY/LANDING @ GALLIPOLI (LASTED UNTIL 1/1916), 1915
ELLA FITZGERALD, 1917
1ST SEEING EYE DOG PRESENTED, 1928
MEADOWLARK LEMON, 1932
ALFREDO PACINO, 1940
EAST & WEST ALLIED ARMIES MET, 1945
PRES TRUMAN OPENED 1ST BOWLING ALLEY IN WHITE HOUSE, 1947
ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY OPENED TO TRAFFIC, 1959
USS TRITON COMPLETED 1ST GLOBAL CIRCUMNAVIGATION BY SUBMERGED SUBMARINE, 1960
ABORTION 1ST LEGALIZED IN U.S., CO, 1967
RENEE ZELLWEGER, 1969
ISRAEL RETURNED SINAI TO EGYPT, 1982
HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE DEPLOYED, 1990
GINGER ROGERS DIED, 1995
"VOLCANO" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"DOGTOWN & Z-BOYS" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"HAROLD & KUMAR ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO BAY" RELEASED IN US, 2008
INTERNATIONAL MARIACHI CONFERENCE, TUCSON, AZ, 2017


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017
ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY
CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY, FL,& GA
HUG AN AUSTRALIAN DAY
MARCUS AURELIUS, 121
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE BAPTIZED, 1564
DAVID HUME, 1711
DANIEL DEFOE DIED, 1731
JEAN JACQUES AUDUBON, 1785
JIM BECKWOURTH (AFRICAN AMERICAN MOUNTAIN MAN), 1798
FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED (AMERICAN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT), 1822
JOHN WILKES BOOTH SHOT BY FEDERAL TROOPS, 1865
JESSIE REDMAN FAUSET (AFRICAN AMERICAN POET, NOVELIST & EDITOR), 1882
ANITA LOOS (WRITER, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES), 1893
WALTER RICHARD RUDOLF HESS, 1894
CHARLES FRANCIS RICHTER, 1900
A E VAN VOGT (CANADIAN SCIENCE FICTION WRITER), 1912
LILLIAN ROLFE (ALLIED SPY IN NAZI FRANCE), 1914
IEOH MING PEI (ARCHITECT), 1917
WEW, ST LOUIS, MADE 1ST RADIO WEATHER BROADCASTS, 1921
CAROL BURNETT, 1933
NAZIS BOMBED GUERNICA DURING SPANISH CIVIL WAR W/FRANCO'S APPROVAL, 1937
DUANE EDDY, 1938
1ST FIELD TRIALS OF SALK POLIO VACCINE, McLEAN, VA, 1954
ARIEL 1 LAUNCHED, 1962
JET LI (LI LIAN JIE), 1963
GYPSY ROSE LEE DIED, 1970
LAST EPISODE, "HAWAII FIVE-O", 1980
END OF FALKLANDS WAR, 1982
WILLIAM "COUNT" BASIE DIED, 1984
INCIDENT AT CHERNOBYL, 1986
MARIA & ARNIE, 1986
LUCILLE BALL DIED, 1989
U.S. HOLOCAUST MUSEUM OPENED, WASHINGTON, DC, 1993
1ST MULTIRACIAL ELECTIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1994
"MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"LIZZIE McGUIRE MOVIE" RELEASED IN US, 2003
NATIONAL HELP A HORSE DAY, 2017
NATIONAL PRETZEL DAY, 2017
TRADFEST BEGINS, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017
UN WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY, 2017


THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017
UNIVERSE CREATED ACCORDING TO KEPLER, 4977 BCE
FERDINAND MAGELLAN KILLED IN THE PHILIPPINES, 1521
EDWARD GIBBON, 1737
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT GODWIN (FEMINIST), 1759
PARLIAMENT PASSED TEA ACT, 1773
LOUIS VICTOR de BROGLIE, 1774
SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE MORSE, 1791
US MARINES ATTACKED DEVRA IN TRIPOLI, LIBYA, 1805
ZEBULON PIKE DIED, 1813
ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT (HIRAM ULYSSES GRANT), 1822
S.S. SULTANA EXPLOSION, MEMPHIS, TN (1700 KILLED), 1865
RALPH WALDO EMERSON DIED, 1882
WALTER LANTZ, 1900
JACK KLUGMAN, 1922
TIM LaHAYE, 1926
CORETTA SCOTT KING, 1927
CASEY KASEM, 1932
NAZIS ENTERED ATHENS, 1941
MAUD GONNE DIED, 1953
NETHERLANDS–BIRTH OF KING WILLEM-ALEXANDER, 1967
YUGOSLAV FEDERATION, 1992
ALL SOUTH AFRICANS HAD RIGHT TO VOTE, 1994
ANDREW CUNANAN KILLED 1ST KNOWN VICTIM (JEFFREY TRAIL), 1997
"THE DISH" RELEASED IN US, 2000
MOST TORNADOES IN 24 HOUR PERIOD EVER, 2011
CATHEDRAL QUARTER ARTS FESTIVAL, BELFAST, CO ANTRIM, N IRELAND, 2017
NATIONAL LITTLE PAMPERED DOG DAY, 2017
SPIRIT OF SPEYSIDE WHISKEY FESTIVAL, SCOTLAND, 2017
TAKE OUR KIDS TO WORK DAY, 2017


FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017
CANADA//NATIONAL DAY OF MEMORY (ON THE JOB DEATHS)
JAMES MONROE, 1758	
MARYLAND (7), 1788
MUTINY ON H.M.S. BOUNTY, 1789
RUSH-BAGOT TREATY (LIMITED US & BRITISH NAVAL FORCES ON GREAT LAKES), 1817
MIFFLIN WISTER GIBBS (1ST AFRICAN AMERICAN JUDGE IN US), 1828
1ST VETERINARY COLLEGE IN US, BOSTON, MA, 1855
JAN HENDRIK OORT (ASTRONOMER–COMETS), 1900
KURT GODEL (MATHEMATICIAN & LOGICIAN), 1906
W H CARRIER PATENTED AIR CONDITIONER, 1914
INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF WOMEN, THE HAGUE, 1915
FERRUCHIO LAMBORGHINI, 1916
HARPER LEE, 1926
CAROLYN JONES (MORTICIA ADDAMS), 1932
SADDAM HUSSEIN, 1937
ANN-MARGRET OLSSON, 1941
MUSSOLINI CAPTURED & EXECUTED, 1945
KON-TIKI EXPEDITION LEFT PERU, 1947
JAY LENO, 1950
HUGO CHAVEZ, 1954
ELENA KAGAN, 1960
IAN RANKIN, 1960
"MY NAME IS BARBRA" BECAME 1ST STREISAND TV SPECIAL, 1965
DE GAULLE RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT OF FRANCE, 1969
WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY/OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ACT EFFECTIVE, 1970
PENELOPE CRUZ, 1974
LAST U.S. CIVILIANS EVACUATED FROM VIETNAM, 1975
DREW & JONATHAN SCOTT, 1978
JESSICA ALBA, 1981
AFGHANISTAN: MUJAHEDDIN CAPTURED KABUL, 1992
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCED DISCOVERY OF CLOCK GENE IN MICE, 1994
MARTIN BRYANT KILLED 35, PORT ARTHUR, TASMANIA, 1996
"FREQUENCY" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"SCREAM 3" RELEASED IN US, 2000
CONNEMARA MUSSEL FESTIVAL, TULLYCROSS, CO GALWAY, IRELAND, 2017
CRAB, SEAFOOD & WINE FESTIVAL, ASTORIA & WARRENTON, OR, 2017
FLEADH CHEOIL UIBH FHAILI, TUBBER, CO OFFALLY, IRELAND, 2017
HALF DOOR CLUB INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & SET DANCE FESTIVAL, CASTELTOWN, CO LAOIS, IRELAND, 2017
JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 2017
NATIONAL ARBOR DAY, 2017
NATIONAL TEACH YOUR CHILDREN TO SAVE DAY, 2017
RIVERFEST, LIMERICK CITY, CO LIMERICK, IRELAND, 2017
ROOTS FESTIVAL, KILKENNY CITY, CO KILKENNY, IRELAND, 2017


SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017
FEAST OF ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA (PATRON SAINT OF ITALY)/DIED 1380
JOAN OF ARC & TROOPS ARRIVED @ SIEGE OF ORLEANS (SEE 5/8), 1429
CHENG CHANG KUNG LANDED IN TAIWAN, 1661
MATTHEW VASSAR, 1792
ASHMUN INSTITUTE, CHESTER CO, PA, BECAME 1ST COLLEGE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS, 1854
JULES HENRI POINCARE (MATHEMATICIAN & SCIENTIST), 1854
UNION TROOPS CAPTURED NEW ORLEANS, 1862
WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST, 1863
WOMEN FIRST ADMITTED TO EXAMS AT OXFORD, 1885
HAROLD CLAYTON UREY (DISCOVERED DEUTERIUM), 1893
EDWARD KENNEDY "DUKE" ELLINGTON, 1899
HIROHITO MICHI-NO-MIYA, 1901
GIDEON SUNDBACH PATENTED ZIPPER, 1913
ZUBIN MEHTA, 1936
BERNARD LAWRENCE "BERNIE" MADOFF, 1938
WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING LEADERS FLED NAZIS TO MICHELIN FOREST (SEE 1/18, 4/19, 5/16), 1943
ADOLPH HITLER & EVA BRAUN, 1945
DACHAU LIBERATED BY U.S. TROOPS, 1945
JOHN WATERS, 1946
DALE EARNHARDT, SR, 1952
JERRY SEINFELD, 1954
KATE MULGREW, 1955
DANIEL DAY-LEWIS, 1957
MICHELLE PFEIFFER, 1958
1ST BROADCAST "ABC WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS", 1961
"HAIR" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1968
ANDRE KIRK AGGASI, 1970
UMA KARUNA THURMAN, 1970
NIXON ANNOUNCED RELEASE OF WATERGATE TAPES, 1974
ALFRED HITCHCOCK DIED, 1980
ROGER CLEMENS BECAME 1ST PITCHER W/20 STRIKE OUTS IN SINGLE GAME (RED SOX V MARINERS), 1986
CYCLONE IN BANGLADESH KILLED 135,000, 1991
POLICE ACQUITTED IN RODNEY KING BEATING/RIOTS IN LOS ANGELES, CA, 1992
"MUMMY RETURNS" RELEASED IN US, 2001
LAST OLDSMOBILE OFF ASSEMBLY LINE, 2004
WW II MONUMENT DEDICATED, WASHINGTON, DC, 2004
"HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY" RELEASED IN US, 2005
PRINCE WILLIAM & KATE MIDDLETON, 2011
"A MASKED BALL" OPENS, FLORIDA GRAND OPERA, 2017
AW SHUCKS OYSTER FESTIVAL, CHARLESTON, OR, 2017
NATIONAL REBUILDING DAY, 2017
SOUTHERN MD CELTIC FESTIVAL & HIGHLAND GAMES, ST LEONARD, MD, 2017
SPRING ASTRONOMY DAY, 2017
WORLD HEALING DAY, 2017
WORLD TAI CHI & QUIGONG DAY, 2017
WORLD VETERINARY DAY, 2017


SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017
NATIONAL HONESTY DAY
UNESCO WORLD JAZZ DAY
WALPURGIS NICHT/BELTANE
1ST FRENCH COLONIZERS ARRIVED IN AMERICA, PORT ROYAL, PARRIS ISLAND, 1562
1ST THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE IN NORTH AMERICA, EL PASO, TX, 1598
WILLIAM LILLY (ENGLISH ASTROLOGER & ALMANAC COMPILER), 1602
MARY II OF ENGLAND (DAUGHTER OF JAMES II, WIFE OF WILLIAM OF ORANGE), 1662
KARL FRIEDRICH GAUSS, 1777
1ST U.S. PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION, 1789
LOUISIANA PURCHASE, 1803
LOUISIANA ADMITTED (18), 1812
EDOUARD MANET DIED, 1883
ELLIS WILSON (AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTIST), 1899
ST LOUIS EXPOSITION OPENED, 1904
BESSIE COLEMAN DIED, 1926
1ST FEDERAL PRISON FOR WOMEN OPENED, ALDERSON, WV, 1927
CLORIS LEACHMAN, 1930
WILLIE HUGH NELSON, 1933
"PORKY'S HARE HUNT", 1ST BUGS BUNNY CARTOON, 1938
FDR BECAME 1ST US PRESIDENT ON TV, NY WORLD'S FAIR, 1939
WNBT-TV, NY, NY, BECAME 1ST US PUBLIC TV STATION, 1939
WORLD'S FAIR, NEW YORK, NY, 1939
1ST RECORDING BY CHARLIE "BIRD" PARKER, 1941
JILL CLAYBURGH, 1944
ADOLPH HITLER KILLED HIMSELF, 1945
ANNIE DILLARD, 1945
MICHAEL J. SMITH (PILOT ABOARD CHALLENGER AT EXPLOSION), 1945
ISRAELI INDEPENDENCE PROCLAIMED, 1948
ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES, BOGOTA, COLUMBIA, 1948
ANTHONY BOUCHER DIED, 1968
PRES NIXON ANNOUNCED US TROOPS WERE BEING SENT TO CAMBODIA, 1970
MUHAMMAD ALI STRIPPED OF HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE, 1972
SAIGON FELL TO N VIETNAMESE & VIET CONG, 1975
IRANIAN EMBASSY IN LONDON SEIZED, 1980
KIRSTEN DUNST, 1982
GEORGE BALANCHINE DIED, 1983
MUDDY WATERS DIED, 1983
LAST EPISODE "COSBY SHOW", 1992