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1

April Fool's Day

Apple Computer Founded (1976)

Ayatollah Khomeini Announced Creation of Iran (1979)

2

International Children's Book Day

World Autism Awareness Day

Author Hans Christian Andersen Born (1805)

Argentina Seized Falkland Islands from Britain (1982)

3

Good Friday

Passover Begins at Sundown

Footballer Peter Matera Born (1969)

First Ever Mobile Phone Call (1972)

Artistic Gymnast Allana Slater Born (1984)

4

Holy Saturday

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Treaty Creating NATO Signed in Washington DC (1949)

Martin L. King Jr. Assassinated (1968)

5

Easter Sunday

Surgeon Joseph Lister Born (1827)

6

Easter Monday

Artist Raphael Born (1483)

First Modern Olympics (1896)

North Pole First Reached (1909)

7

UN World Health Day

Poet William Wordsworth Born (1770)

Rwandan Genocide Began (1994)

8

Artist Pablo Picasso Died (1973)

9

Sir Robert Helpmann Born (1909)

First Full-Color Film Shown (1914)

Prince Charles Married Camilla Parker Bowles (2005)

10

Publisher Joseph Pulitzer's Birthday (1847)

Beatles Officially Split Up (1970)

11

Yom HaShoah–Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin Overthrown (1979)

Persian Gulf War Cease-Fire (1991)

12

U.S. Civil War Began (1861)

First Man in Space (1961)

13

Handel's Messiah Premiered (1742)

Oxygen Tank Burst on Apollo 13 (1970)

14

Webster's First Dictionary Copyrighted (1828)

Titanic Hit Iceberg (1912)

15

Artist Leonardo da Vinci Born (1452)

Malta Awarded George Cross for Bravery (1942)

Allies Liberated Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp (1945)

16

World Voice Day

First Woman Flew Across English Channel (1912)

17

World Haemophilia Day

Khmer Rouge Came to Power (1975)

18

International Day for Monuments and Sites

Australia's First Nuclear Reactor Turned On (1958)

19

Captain James Cook Discovered East Coast of Australia (1770)

"Advance Australia Fair" Proclaimed National Anthem (1984)

20

Sprinter Betty Cuthbert Born (1938)

21

Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday (1926)

City of Rome Founded (753 BC)

"Red Baron" WWI Pilot Killed in Action (1918)

22

Earth Day

Henry VIII Became King of England (1509)

Russian Revolutionary Vladimir Lenin Born (1870)

Painter Sidney Nolan Born (1917)

23

World Book and Copyright Day

Shakespeare's Birthday & Death (1564)

24

Hubble Telescope Launched into Space

Author Margaret Wild Born (1948)

25

ANZAC Day

World Malaria Day

26

"The Man From Snowy River" Published (1890)

Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Disaster (1986)

First Multiracial Elections Held in South Africa (1994)

27

Charles Kingsford-Smith's First Airmail Service to UK (1931)

28

First Space Tourist Launched into Space (2001)

29

International Dance Day

International Guide Dog Day

30

Vietnam War Ended (1975)

 

 

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