Today in History April 7: What Happened on This Date? Interesting Events

  • 30 scholars estimate for the crucifixion of Jesus by Roman troops in Jerusalem [or April 3]
  • 529 first draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis published by the Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I (basic work in law)
  • 1948 World Health Organization established by the United Nations
  • 1954 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Eisenhower was the first to express fear of a “domino effect” of communism in Indo-China at a press conference
  • 1969: publication of RFC 1
  • 1999 World Banana Trade Organization rules in favor of the United States in a protracted trade dispute with the European Union (EU)

April 730 “Scholars’ estimate for Jesus’ crucifixion by Roman troops in Jerusalem [or April 3]”

April 7451 “Attila’s Huns plunder Metz”

April 7529 “First draft of Corpus Juris Civilis (fundamental work in jurisprudence) issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I”

Today in History April 71118 “Pope Gelasius II excommunicated by Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor”

Today in History April 71348 ” Prague University, first university in central Europe, formed by Charles IV”

Today in History April 71456 “Louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik”

Today in History April 71498 “Crowd storms Savonarola’s convent San Marco Florence, Italy”

Today in History April 71509 “France declares war on Venice”

Today in History April 71521 “Inquisitor-general Adrian Boeyens bans Lutheran books”

Today in History April 71521 “Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan’s fleet reaches Cebu”

Today in History April 71541 “Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies”

Today in History April 71584 “Ieper surrenders to duke Van Parma”

Today in History April 71625 “Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed German supreme commander”

Today in History April 7

Today in History April 7: What Happened on This Date?

— 1645 “Michael Cardozo becomes 1st Jewish lawyer in Brazil”

— 1655 “Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII”

— 1712 Slave revolt in New York kills 6 white men, 21 African Americans executed

— 1724 Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St John Passion” premieres in Leipzig

— 1739 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing

— 1776 Captain John Barry and the USS Lexington captures the Edward

— 1788 1st settlement in Ohio, at Marietta

— 1794 English chemist and theologian Joseph Priestley departs England for America on board Sansom at Gravesend

—1795 France adopts the metre as the basic measure of length

—1798 Mississippi Territory organized

—1805 Premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Eroica” (conducted by himself)

—1805 Lewis and Clark Expedition leaves Fort Maden beginning their journey to the Pacific Ocean

—1818 General Andrew Jackson conquers St Marks, Florida from Seminole indians

—1827 English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches

—1831 Dom Pedro abdicates to son, Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil

—1860 Grand duke Frederik I liberalizes laws in Bathe

—1862 Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls

—1863 Battle of Charleston, South Carolina failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter

—1865 Battle of Farmville, Virginia

—1868 Thomas D’Arcy McGee, one of the Canadian Fathers of Confederation is assassinated by the Irish, in one of the few Canadian political assassinations, and only federal politician

—1890 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal, Japan

—1891 Nebraska introduces 8 hour work day

—1895 Polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen reaches record 86°13.6′N latitude north, expedition closest to the North pole

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—1896 American athlete Robert Garrett wins the throwing double at the Athens Olympics by taking out the shot putt (11.22m); wins the discus the previous day

—1896 Australian Teddy Flack, wins Gold in the first Olympic 1500 meters final at Olympics in Athens. Goes on to win 800 meters two days later.

—1901 SDAP demands general voting right, abolishing First Chamber

—1902 Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms

—1906 Act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police & banking business

—1917 De Falla’s ballet “El Sombrero de tres Picos” premieres in Madrid

—1917 James Barries’ “Old Lady Shows Her” premieres in London

—1919 1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks

—1921 Revolutionary leader, Sun Yat-sen is elected President of China at Canton, though China remains divided into north and south and subject to rivalries of warlords

—1922 Warren G. Harding’s Interior Secretary, Albert B. Fall, leases the Teapot Dome oil reserves to Harry Sinclair, setting in motion the Teapot Dome scandals

—1923 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney

—1923 Workers Party of America (NYC) becomes official communist party

— 1926 “Forest fire burns 900 acres & kills 2 (San Luis Obispo California)”

—1926 Mussolini is shot at 3 times by Violet Gibson in Rome, she only hits him once in the nose

—1927 Using phone lines TV is sent from Washington, D.C. to NYC

—1928 44-yr old NY Ranger GM Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game, & beats Montreal Maroons 2-1

—1931 Seals Stadium opens in San Francisco

—1933 1st 2 NAZI anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal & public service

—1933 ‘National Beer Day” Cullen-Harrison act comes into effect legalising sale of low alcohol beer

—1933 University Bridge, Seattle opens for traffic

—1934 In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspends his campaign of civil disobedience

—1939 Italy invades Albania

—1940 7th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Jimmy Demaret wins the first of his 3 Masters titles, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Lloyd Mangrum

—1940 US Post Office issues first postage stamp of African American educator Booker T. Washington

—1941 British generals O’Connor & Neame captured in North Africa

—1943 Adolf Hitler & Benito Mussolini met for an Axis conference in Salzburg

—1943 British and US troops make contact at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia

—1943 Lt colonel Claus von Stauffenberg seriously wounded at allied air raid

—1943 NFL adopts free substitution rule

—1944 World War II: General Montgomery speaks to generals at St. Paul’s School about his vision for the upcoming D-Day landings

—1945 Kuniaki Koiso resigns as Prime Minister of Japan after the US invasion of Okinawa; he is replaced by Kantaro Suzuki

—1945 Battle of Okinawa: Massive kamikaze attack of around 110 Japanese aircraft damages three US battleships off Okinawa island

—1945 Sonderkommando Elbe, special Luftwaffe units designed to destroy Allied planes by ramming them mid-air, are sent on their first and only mission of World War II

—1945 “Battle of Okinawa: US planes intercept Japanese fleet heading for Okinawa on a suicide mission, super battleship Yamato and four destroyers are sunk”

—1946 10th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: American Herman Keiser wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of tour money-leader Ben Hogan; first Masters in 4 years because of World War II

—1946 “Part of East Prussia incorporated into Russian SFSR”

—1946 “Syria’s independence from France is officially recognised.”

—1948 World Health Organization formed by the United Nations

—1948 A Buddhist monastery burns in Shanghai, China, leaving twenty monks dead.

—1949 “South Pacific” opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances

—1951 “15th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Ben Hogan wins the first of his 2 Masters titles, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Skee Riegel”

—1951 “American Bowling Congress begins 1st masters tournament”

—1951 ” US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak”

—1951 “105th Grand National: John Bullock wins aboard 40/1 shot Nickel Coin; of 36 runners, only 3 complete the course”

—1953 “1st west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight”

—1953 UN General Assembly begins session that will elect Dag Hammarskjöld of Sweden as Secretary-General

—1954 German government refuses to recognize DDR

—1954 US President Dwight D. Eisenhower in news conference is first to voice fear of a “domino-effect” of communism in Indo-China

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—1954 WALB TV channel 10 in Albany, GA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

—1956 10th NBA Championship: Philadelphia Warriors beat Ft Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1

—1956 Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco

—1957 21st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Doug Ford wins his only Masters, 3 strokes ahead of 3-time champion Sam Snead

—1957 Last of NY’s electric trolleys completes its final run

—1958 Dodgers erect 42-foot screen in left field at LA Coliseum to cut down on home runs, since it is only 250 feet down the line

—1959 Oklahoma ends prohibition, after 51 years

—1959 Radar 1st bounced off Sun, Stanford Calif

—1962 Umrigar slams 172* v WI at Port-of-Spain in 248 minutes

—1962 Yugoslav ex-president Milovan Djilas returns to jail

—1963 27th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: 23 year old Jack Nicklaus wins the first of his record 6 Green Jackets with a 3-foot par putt on the final hole to finish 1 stroke ahead of Tony Lema

—1963 Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic

—1963 Public stock offering of 115,000 shares in Milwaukee Braves withdrawn after only 13,000 shares are sold to 1,600 new investors

—1964 IBM announces the System/360.

—1965 Bevan Congdon makes a stumping as 12th man NZ v Pakistan

—1966 US recovers a lost hydrogen bomb from the Mediterranean sea floor (whoops)

—1967 Israeli Syrian border fights

—1967 Tom Donahue, San Francisco DJ begins new radio format – Progressive (KMPX-FM)

—1968 Riots continue in over 100 US cities following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

—1969 Dodgers’ Bill Singer is credited with 1st official save, against Reds

—1969 Supreme Court strikes down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material

—1969 Ted Williams begins managing Washington Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4

—1969 The Internet’s symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1

—1970 “Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds,” premieres in NYC

—1970 42nd Academy Awards: “Midnight Cowboy” – Best Picture, John Wayne (True Grit), and Maggie Smith (The Prime of Miss Jane Brody) win

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—1970 MLB Milwaukee Brewers (former Seattle Pilots) 1st game, lose to Angels 12-0

—1971 Dismissal of Curt Flood’s suit against baseball is upheld by

—1971 US President Richard Nixon orders lt Calley (Mi Lai) free

—1971 WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge US Circuit Court of Appeals

—1972 Three members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature bomb explosion in Belfast

—1973 Cleveland sets day-game & opening-game attendance records of 74,420

—1973 Doug Walters’ best Test Cricket bowling, 5-66 v WI Georgetown

—1973 18th Eurovision Song Contest: Anne-Marie David for Luxembourg wins singing “Tu te reconnaitras” in Luxembourg

—1974 Herb Gardner’s “Thieves” premieres in NYC

—1975 Preliminary meeting in Paris on world economic crisis between oil-exporting, oil-importing, and non-oil Third World countries

—1976 Chinese Politburo fires vice-premier Deng Xiaoping

—1977 Consumer Product Safety Comn bans “TRIS” flame-retardant

—1977 Toronto Blue Jays 1st game, they beat Chicago 9-5

—1977 German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.

—1978 Guttenberg bible sells for $2,000,000 in New York City

—1978 US President Jimmy Carter defers production of neutron bomb

—1978 US Court of Appeals upholds Commissioner Bowie Kuhn’s voiding of attempted player sales by A’s owner Charlie Finley in June 1976
—1979 Henri La Mothe dives 28′ into 12 3/8″ of water

—1979 Houston Astro Ken Forsch no-hits Atlanta Braves, 6-0

—1979 Islander’s Mike Bossy scores 4 goals against Flyers

—1980 Jimmy Carter breaks relations with Iran during hostage crisis

—1981 Willem Klein mentally extracts 13th root of a 100-digit # in 29 sec

—1981 “Street Songs” 5th studio album by Rick James is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1981)

—1982 Iran minister of Foreign affairs Ghotbzadeh arrested

—1983 Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt

—1983 STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave & Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk

—1983 WIBC Championship Tournament in Las Vegas, attracts 75,480 women bowlers for 83-day event

—1984 Detroit Tiger Jack Morris no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0

—1985 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women’s Golf, Mission Hills CC: Alice Miller shoots a final round 67 (−5) to win her only major title, 3 strokes ahead of Jan Stephenson of Australia

—1985 1st live telecast of Easter Parade in New York

—1985 New Jersey General Hershel Walker runs for USFL record 233 yards

—1986 WrestleMania II at 3 locations: Hulk Hogan beats King Kong Bundy; Mr. T beats Roddy Piper in a boxing match
—1987 National Museum of Female Physicians opens in Washington, D.C.

—1987 Al Campanis, Dodger executive for more than 40 years, resigns, after making racial remarks on “Nightline”

—1988 Murderer of Gerrit Jan Heijns, Ferdi Elsas, arrested in the Netherland

—1988 Russia announces it will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan

—1988 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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—1989 Soviet sub sinks in Norwegian Sea, with about a dozen deaths

—1989 NY Supreme Court takes America’s Cup away from SD Yacht Club for using a catamaran against NZ. Appeals court eventually overrules

—1990 BPAA US Open by Ron Palombi Jr

—1990 Farm Aid IV concert

—1990 John Poindexter (National Sec Advisor) found guilty on Iran-Contra scandal

—1990 Michael Milken pleads innocent to security law violations

—1990 NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 5-2, Rangers lead 2-0 in preliminary

—1990 Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma

—1990 144th Grand National: Marcus Armytage aboard 16/1 bet Mr Frisk wins in race record 8m 47.8s; 2 equine fatalities during the race

—1991 “Big Love” closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 41 performances

—1991 “Shadowlands” closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 169 performances

—1991 The Tradition Senior Men’s Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Jack Nicklaus wins his second of 4 event titles by 1 stroke from Jim Colbert, Jim Dent & Phil Rodgers

—1991 Compton Gamma Ray Observatory orbits Earth

—1991 George Washington Bridge raises toll from $3.00 to $4.00

—1992 Republika Srpska (aka the Bosnian Serb Republic) announces its independence.

—1993 Dante Bichette hits the 1st Colo Rockie HR (Shea Stadium NY)

—1994 “Medea” opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 82 performances

—1994 1st night game at Cleveland’s Jacobs Field, Indians 6 Seattle 2

—1994 NY Yankees beat Texas Rangers 18-6

—1994 Singer Percy Sledge pleads guilty to tax evasion

—1994 Vatican commemorates The Holocaust for the first time with an orchestral concert in the Sala Nervi

—1994 Beginning of the Rwandan Genocide; the Presidential Guard begins killing moderate politicians and public figures in Kigali, including Prime Minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana

—1995 Baseball exhibition season begins late due to strike

—1996 The Tradition Senior Men’s Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Defending champion Jack Nicklaus wins his 4th event title by 3 strokes from Hale Irwin

—1996 Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya hits fastest ODI fifty off 17 balls v Pakistan, Singapore

—1996 Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win Singer Cup in Singapore

—1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Myers FL on WRXK 96.1 FM

—1997 150th Grand National: Tony Dobbin aboard New Zealand bred Lord Gyllene wins at 14/1 by 25 lengths; race postponed 2 days because of IRA bomb threat

—1999 The World Trade Organisation rules in favor of the United States in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over bananas

—2000 South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje is charged by Delhi police with fixing One Day International matches against India

—2001 Mars Odyssey is launched

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—2001 154th Grand National: Richard Guest wins aboard Red Marauder; trainer Martin Pipe saddles 10 of 40-strong field, Blowing Wind best at 3rd place

—2003 U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein’s regime falls two days later.

—2003 37th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith & Martina McBride win

—2003 65th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Syracuse beats Kansas, 81-78; Orangemen win first title; Carmelo Anthony named tournament Most Outstanding Player

—2005 The Head of government of the Federal District, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, faces an impeachment process at the Mexican Congress.

—2008 70th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Kansas beats Memphis, 75-68; first time since seeding began, all 4 top seeds advance to the Final Four

—2009 Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is sentenced to 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces

—2009 28th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Louisville, 76-54; Huskies’ 6th national title with center Tina Charles MOP

—2012 Joyce Banda becomes President of Malawi

—2012 130 Pakistani Army soldiers are buried in an avalanche near the Siachen Glacier

—2013 15 people, including 9 children, are killed by an air strike on Aleppo by the Syrian Air Force

—2013 Sweden wins the 2013 World Men’s Curling Championship defeating Canada

—2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship Women’s Golf, Mission Hills CC: Inbee Park wins her 2nd major title, 4 strokes ahead of fellow South Korean So Yeon Ryu; first of Park’s 3 straight major victories in 2013

—2013 WrestleMania XXVIII, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ (80,676): John Cena defeats The Rock to win his record 11th WWE Championship

—2014 76th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Kentucky, 60-54; 2nd time a school has won both men’s & women’s Div I national titles in same year

—2015 34th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Notre Dame, 63-53; Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis & Moriah Jefferson, 15 points for Huskies

—2016 Longest-ever captured python found on Penang in Malaysia (26ft/8m)

—2017 Truck driven into a department store in Stockholm, killing 4 in a terror attack

—2017 US President Donald Trump orders missile strike on Syrian airfield after chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun

—2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Journey, and Pearl Jam

—2018 Suspected gas attack on Douma by Syrian government airforce kills more than 40 people and injuries more than 500

—2018 Vegas Golden Knights suffer a 7-1 end of regular season defeat at Calgary but finish with an NHL expansion team record 51 victories; previous record 33 by Anaheim Ducks & Florida Panthers 1993-94

—2019 ANA Inspiration Women’s Golf, Mission Hills CC: Ko Jin-young wins her first major title by 3 strokes over fellow South Koran Lee Mi-hyang

—2019 Rwanda marks 25 years and the beginning of 100 days of mourning since the genocide that killed 800,000 people

—2019 Rebel force the Libyan National Army under General Khalifa Haftar begins advancing on Tripoli with 21 killed and 27 injured over next few days as they try to take the capital

—2019 US President Donald Trump announces Kisrtjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security is leaving her position

—2019 38th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Baylor beats Notre Dame, 82-81; Lady Bears’ point guard Chloe Jackson, 26 points

—2019 WrestleMania XXXV, Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ: Becky Lynch beats Raw women’s champion Ronda Rousey and SmackDown champion Charlotte Flair to win both titles

—2019 Retiring NBA legends Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) and Dwyane Wade (Miami) play their final home games, both victories; Magic Johnson sensationally quits as LA Lakers president of basketball operations; Houston Rockets convert NBA record 27 three-point field goals in 149-113 win over Phoenix

—2020 China ends its lockdown of Wuhan, the city at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic after 76 days as the country reports no new deaths for the 1st time

—2020 Australia’s highest court overturns the child sexual abuse conviction of Catholic Cardinal George Pell

—2020 US acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigns after calling Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Thomas Roosevelt “too naive and too stupid” in address to the crew

—2020 Wisconsin holds its Democratic primary with in-person voting in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, after a mail-in voting rejected by the Wisconsin Legislature

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Today in history funny

What is a funny thing about history?

A funny thing happens when you take a close look at some of history’s more interesting fun facts: You realize very quickly that your basic understanding of several major events and historical figures was either too narrow or totally inaccurate.For instance, did you know that Richard Nixon was a brilliant and mesmerizing musician?

What was the funniest event in Australian history?

Here are 25 Funniest Events in History. Today in history funny 1. After WWI, the Australian military started “The Great Emu War” where they tried to cull emus with machine guns. Six days after the first engagement, 2,500 rounds of ammunition had been fired and no emu was killed.

What historical events happened in history?

Today in History is a timetable of everything that happened on this date in the areas of politics, war, science, music, sport, art, entertainment, and more. 1789 Congress passes the Judiciary Act of 1789, establishing a strong federal.

What are some crazy facts about history?

30 Crazy Facts That Will Change Your View of History 1 Paul Revere Never Shouted “The British Are Coming!” 2 Marie Antoinette Never Said “Let Them Eat Cake”. 3 The Current U.S. Flag Was Designed by a 17-Year-Old. 4 Many of History’s Biggest Disasters Are Caused by Lack of Sleep. 7 Hitler.

Today in history africa

What happened in South Africa in 1829?

1829-10-01 South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools. 1838-12-16 Battle of Blood River: Zulu impis defeated by Voortrekkers in South Africa (Great Trek) 1852-02-26 British troopship Birkenhead sinks off South Africa, 458 die, 193 survive.

What happened on this day in history?

On This Day In History. What Happened Today In History The Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots. Lord North extends the New England Restraining Act to South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. The act forbids trade with any country other than Britain and Ireland.

What happened in South Africa in 1900?

1900-03-17 Today in history africa, British troops relieve Mafeking, besieged by the Boers since 13 October, 1899. 1900-03-27 Recognising that the war in South Africa is going to take a major commitment, Parliament passes the War Loan Act, calling for £35 million to support the fight against the Boers.

What famous people died in South Africa?

Deaths 1 – 100 of 287 1828-09-22 Shaka, South African Zulu king, dies 1838-04-11 Piet [Petrus Lafras] Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40 1852-12-16 Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59 1867-06-22 Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, dies at 80

This day in history wikipedia

What is on this day in history?

On This Day In History was a feature on the BBC Radio 1 breakfast show in the UK between 1988 and 1993. It was devised by the programme’s presenter at the time, Simon Mayo.

Who invented the day of the week?

It was devised by the programme’s presenter at the time, Simon Mayo. Mayo, a history graduate from University of Warwick, used the day’s date each morning to regurgitate historical anniversaries and events which had happened on that date in years passed.

What historical events happened on this day?

Today’s Historical Events Take Our Weekly Quiz! Do You Know What Happened On This Day? Alaska Purchase: Passing by a single vote, the United States Senate ratifies a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska. This day in history wikipedia Robert Cavelier de La Salle discovers the mouth of the Mississippi River, claims it for France and names it Louisiana. Did You Know?

What does history mean in Wikipedia?

Wikipedia defines history as the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about past events. It came from the Greek word ‘historia’ – which means ‘inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation’.

This day in history uk

1707-04-29 English and Scottish parliaments accept Act of Union; creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain (comes into being This day in history uk 1st May) 1707-05-01 Acts of Union comes into force, uniting England and Scotland to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain.

Today in history pop culture

How did pop culture start?

How Pop Music Began–and Evolved

  1. Music: A Part of Everything. Pop music has contributed to the music industry’s billion-dollar worth. Likewise, it has.
  2. Mid- to Late 19th Century. Pop music started with the publishing of sheet music. During this period, many Americans.
  3. Mid 1920s to 1940s. During this period, another music form started to make its way in America. Apart.

When did pop culture start?

The pop music first started from the United States of American when a musican introduced a new type of the music. Today in history pop culture These were mainly intrduced by the Black Americans. Pop music was first invented in the late 1950’s.

What is the origin of pop culture?

According to the website of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, the term “pop music” “originated in Britain in the mid-1950s as a description for rock and roll and the new youth music styles that it influenced”.

What are some examples of popular culture?

Examples of Popular Culture. Examples of popular culture come from a wide array of genres, including popular music, print, cyber culture, sports, entertainment, leisure, fads, advertising and television.

What is American popular culture?

As we study American popular culture, we see something that began as almost nothing, to a group of patterns that has captured the minds of not only the American people themselves, but the whole world, as well. Popular culture is a set of patterns, beliefs, symbolic structures, and activities that are well liked by a group of people, as a whole.

What are the different types of pop culture?

Some of the popular categories of pop culture include sports, news, politics, slang, technology, fashion/clothes, and entertainment (such as music, TV series, movies, video games). Another synonym for pop culture is popular culture.

Why is popular culture important?

Popular culture can be a positive thing because it has the ability to bring many people together and help them find out what is important to them. Tendencies are constantly changing year after year and studying the evolving trends can be fascinating.

Who invented pop music?

Pop Music was invented over a period of time by blend of several cultures and their native music, and the origin of Pop Music is often dated back to the year 1679. Allessandro Scarlatti was the first pop musician to compose an opera. Some historians even say it was earlier than this, and that Francesco Provenzale was the first first to do it.

On this day

On May 12, a renewed search of the area near the Lindbergh mansion turned up the babys body. He had been killed the night of the kidnapping and was found less than a mile from the home. On this day, The heartbroken Lindberghs ended up donating the home to charity and moved away.

On this day in history australia

How and when did Australia Day become a national holiday?

In 1818, January 26 became an official holiday, marking the 30th anniversary of British settlement in Australia. As Australia became a sovereign nation, it became the national holiday known as Australia Day.

What is Australia and how should we celebrate Australia Day?

Australia Day Australia Day, 26 January , is the day to reflect on what it means to be Australian, to celebrate contemporary Australia and to acknowledge our history. On this day in history australia we celebrate all the things we love about Australia: land, sense of fair go, lifestyle, democracy, the freedoms we enjoy but particularly our people.

What are some important dates in Australian history?

Cook and his crew first sighted Australia on 19 April 1770 and, ten days later on 29 April 1770, landed for the first time at Botany Bay. Five months later, on 22 August 1770, Cook formally claimed the territory of Australia for King George III and the British Empire, naming it New South Wales.

Why do Australians celebrate Australia Day?

Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.

What are some famous holidays in Australia?

Australia’s National Public Holidays are New Year’s Day, Australia Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. All other public holidays such as Queen’s Birthday and Labour Day are individually declared by the state and territory governments.

When is Thanksgiving in Australia?

Australia celebrates its Thanksgiving Day on the last Wednesday of November every year in Norfolk Island. This culture entered Australia via the American ships visiting the country. Though not a public holiday; Thanksgiving is celebrated in the Netherlands on the first Wednesday of November in Protestant churches.

What do Aboriginals call Australia Day?

Most Australians celebrate Australia Day as the day Australia was founded. In contrast, Aboriginal people mourn their history and call it ‘Invasion Day’.

Today in history in nigeria

What are some historical events in Nigeria?

Major events and dates in Nigeria’s History. 1851 (December 26-27): Royal Navy warship bombards Lagos. Oba of Lagos (Oba Kosoko) is wounded and flees to Epe. On board the ship was Lt. Labulo Davies, probably the first Nigerian to be commisioned in a naval force. 1862 (January 1): Lagos Island is annexed as a colony of Britain.

What are some Nigerian traditions?

Nigeria Traditions. Nigerian traditions are wide and vary in the different cultures. Today in history in nigeria For example, it is typical for Nigerians to have three weddings, unless they are getting married to foreigners. The first wedding is traditional, the second one being in a court, while the third is in the church or the mosque.

Is a Nigerian a person from Niger?

However, people from Niger are referred to as “Nigerien” and not “Nigerian” as the latter refers to someone from Nigeria.

What is Nigerian/Igbo culture like?

Located in southeastern Nigeria, the people of Igboland (also referred to as the Igbos), are one of the most highly populated groups in southern Nigeria. Their culture is very diverse in nature, and a lot of their diversity stems from them being divided into the eastern and midwestern regions by the Niger River.

What are some interesting historical events?

Since the dawn of time, there have been certain interesting historical events that have changed the world. The Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Apollo 11 landing, and the fall of the Berlin Wall are just a small few of history’s most defining and interesting historical events.

What is the traditional food in Nigeria?

Nigeria is a country of over 500 different ethnic groups. Hence, the foods in Nigeria differs from one tribe to another, although there are very popular foods that are eaten by almost all Nigerians, like rice, beans, eba, egusi soup, yam, maize, potatoes, moi moi and porridge or pottage yam.

Who is the average Nigerian?

Going by this definition, the average Nigerian is a young man, since about 51% of Nigerians are male and 18 to 35 year-olds make up the bulk of the country’s adult population. Contrary to popular opinion, the average Nigerian is literate, with at least some secondary schooling.

7 april celebrate for

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health Day.

What holidays are celebrated in April?

April Daily Holidays and Observances April 1: April Fools’ Day , National Walking Day* (first Wednesday), International Fun at Work Day April 2 : World Autism Awareness Day, Intentional Children’s Book Day* (first Thursday), National Burrito Day, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, National Ferret Day

What is April 7?

April 7 is the 97th day of the year (98th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 268 days remain until the end of the year.

What National Day is April 9th?

April 9th National Cherish an Antique Day National Chinese Almond Cookie Day National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day

What Holiday is April 12?

April 12 Big Wind Day- this day blows me away! Easter Sunday- date varies Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day National Licorice Day International Day of Human Space Flight / Russian Cosmonaut Day Walk on Your Wild Side Day April 13 Dyngus Dayalways the Monday after Easter International Plant Appreciation Day National Peach Cobbler Day Scrabble Day

April 7 holidays observances

  • Childhelp National Day of Hope – April 7, 2021 (First Wednesday in April)
  • Coffee Cake Day.
  • Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide.
  • Empowered Women Entrepreneurs Day.
  • Global Day of the Engineer – April 7, 2021 (First Wednesday in April)

What are the federal holidays in April?

There are no Federal holidays in the United States for April month. However, some state holidays and observances are there. The National Tartan Day will be celebrated on 6th April 2018. Patriot’s Day is on 16th April, while Confederate Memorial Day is on 23rd April.

What holidays does April have?

April Daily Holidays and Observances April 1: April Fools’ Day , National Walking Day * ( first Wednesday ), International Fun at Work Day April 2 : World Autism Awareness Day , Intentional Children’s Book Day* (first Thursday), National Burrito Day , National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, National Ferret Day

What happened on April 7?

On This Day in History, April 7. What Happened On This Day – April 7. 1990 An arson attack on the passenger ferry, Scandinavian Star, kills 159 Insurance fraud is today considered the most likely motive for the attack.

When is April 7?

April 7, 2021 is a Wednesday, 54 days from Memorial Day.

What happened on april 7, 2020

What happened on April 7th 2020? Top news stories on this day. Trump removes inspector general who was to oversee $2 trillion stimulus spending; Acting Navy secretary apologizes for scathing rebuke of ousted captain; John Prine, One of America’s Greatest Songwriters, Dead at 73

What happened on April 7?

April 7 is the 97th day of the year (98th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 268 days remain until the end of the year. 451 – Attila the Hun sacks the town of Metz and attacks other cities in Gaul. 611 – Maya king Uneh Chan of Calakmul sacks rival city-state Palenque in southern Mexico.

What day of the year is 7 April?

7 April 2020 was — 98th day of the year. There were then 268 days left in 2020. Vikram Samvat Hindu date of: मंगलवार 25 Chaitra 2076. 14th Tuesday of 2020. on the 15th week of 2020 (using ISO standard week number calculation). 19th day of Spring. There were 75 days left till Summer. Int’l.

What will happen in April 2020?

April 2020 Current Events: World News 1 Coronavirus Updates. — 2 Knife Attack in France. 3 Coronavirus Updates (2) On April 6, large groups of tourists flocked specific destinations as the lockdown in China was lifted. —  4 Israel Election Moves Forward. —  5 Saudi Arabia Declares Ceasefire.

Which is the 98th day of the year 2020?

7 April 2020 was—98th day of the year. There were then 268 days left in 2020. Vikram Samvat Hindu date of: मंगलवार 25 Chaitra 2076. 14th Tuesday of 2020.,— on the 15th week of 2020 (using ISO standard week number calculation).

This day in history april 8

  1. 217 – Roman Emperor Caracalla is assassinated. He is succeeded by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus.
  2. 632 – King Charibert II is assassinated at Blaye (Gironde), along with his infant son Chilperic.
  3.  876 – The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul saves Baghdad from the Saffarids.

April 7th 2020


  •  451 – Attila the Hun sacks the town of Metz and attacks other cities in Gaul.
  •  529 – First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.
  • 611 – Maya king Uneh Chan of Calakmul sacks rival city-state Palenque in southern Mexico.

April 7 special day

April 7: National Beer Day, World Health Day, International Beaver Day, National No Housework Day, National Walking Day* (first Wednesday), National Bookmobile Day* April 8: National Empanada Day, Draw a Picture of a Bird Day, Zoo Lovers Day April 9: National Winston Churchill Day, National Name Yourself Day, Day of Silence* (second Friday)

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