April 21, 2018
Today is 111st day of the year
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Births Today

  • 1782 - "Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist"
  • 1913 - "Richard Beeching, British Rail chairman"
  • 1915 - "Anthony Quinn, American film actor"
  • 1923 - "John Mortimer, Author & playwright"
  • 1926 - "Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth"
  • 1932 - "Angela Mortimer, Tennis player"
  • 1935 - "Charles Grodin, American film actor"
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events today

  • 1910 - "Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), the US novelist of 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn', died"
  • 1964 - BBC2 began broadcasting for the first time
  • 1972 - Apollo 17 (Ceran & Scmitt) landed on the Moon. This was the last Apollo mission
  • 1975 - "President Thieu resigned, as Saigon in Vietnam, was surrounded"
  • 1977 - Martial Law was imposed in several Pakistani cities
  • 1983 - "The pound coin came into circulation, replacing the paper pound note"
  • 1986 - It was announced that Libyan students were to be expelled from Britain
  • 1989 - "100,000 chinese students gathered in Tiananmen Square"
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