Dates with Destiny - April

Special Historical Events are in Order below by Month, Day, Year.
Scroll down to find a historic event on the date you select.
You are welcome to add to the Dates with Destiny list by sending to us the
month, day, year and name of historicial events in your state, county, city or town.
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April Day Year Special Historic Events                     (Under Construction- Please Stop Back)
1
1826

Construction began in Massachusetts on 1st Railroad in U.S.

2
1792
First U.S. Mint Established at Philadelpha, PA
3
1860
Pony Express Between St. Joseph, MO and Sacremento, CA
4
1949
Atlantic Nations Sign the Notrh Atlantic Pact
5
1648
Birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of Yale College
6
1909
North Pole Rreched by Com. Perry
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8
1812
Lousiana Admitted to the Union
9
1942
Bataan Falls for Lack of Supplies
10
1928
1st Group Confederate Memorial Unvailed at Stone Mointain
11
1783
Last Sea Fight of the Revolutionary War.
12
13
1743
Birth of Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States
14
15
1945
President Trueman Declares National Day of Prayer
16
1947
Texas City, Texas Disaster 468 Dead- 302 Missing
17
1790
Death of Benjamin Franklin at Philadelphia
18
1942
Brig. Gen. Doolittle Led First U.S. Bombing of Tokyo
19
1775
Battle of Lexington and Concord- Revolutionary War
20
1898
United States Congress Recongizes Cuban Independence
21
1914
American-Mexican Crisis at Vera Cruz San Jacinto Day
22
1942
Registration of U.S. Manpower-Ages 45-65
23
1791
Birth of James Buchanan 15th President of United States
24
1704
First Permanent American Newspaper Established in Boston
25
1898
Spanish American War Began
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27
1822
Birth of U.S. Grant 18th U.S. President
28
1758
Birth of James Monroe 5th President of the Inited States
29
1878
First Elevated Railroad Trains Run in New Yotk City
30
1789
George Washingtion Inauguated First President of the United States