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This Day in History for April 4 – MLK Assassinated and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1818 – The US Congress adopts a flag with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (More info)
1841 – President William Henry Harrison dies from pneumonia just one month after his inauguratio…
This Day in History for April 1 – Apple Founded and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1700 – English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other (More info)
1933 – The Nazi persecution of Jews begins in Germany with…
What’s the Real Story Behind April Fool’s Day?
It’s that time of year again, when you have to watch out for tricksters. April Fool’s Day is the perfect excuse for any prankster in your immediate area to practice his or her craft.
So, what’s the real story behind the origins of this, um, ‘holiday?’ Well, it’s no…