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October 4, 1957 – The Space Age began as the Russians launched the first satellite into orbit. Sputnik I weighed just 184 lbs. and transmitted a beeping radio signal for 21 days. The remarkable accomplishment by Soviet Russia sent a shockwave through the American political leadership resulting in U.S. efforts to be the first on the moon.
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October 1, 1908 – Henry Ford‘s Model T, a “universal car” designed for the masses, went on sale for the first time.
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April 19,1775 – The Revolutionary War (1775-83), also known as the American Revolution, arose from growing tensions between residents of Great Britain’s 13 North American colonies and the colonial government, which represented the British crown.  Skirmishes between British troops and colonial militiamen in Lexington and Concord in April 1775 kicked off the armed conflict.  French assistance helped the Continental Army force […]
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April 15, 1912 – Titanic, British luxury passenger liner that sank on April 14–15, 1912, during its maiden voyage in route to New York City from Southampton, England, killing about 1500 passengers and ship personnel.
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April 12, 2020 – Easter, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD
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April 1st On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other. April Fools’ Day spread throughout Britain during the 18th century. In Scotland, the tradition became a two-day event, starting with “hunting the gowk,” in which people were sent on phony errands (gowk is a word for cuckoo […]
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On October 26, 1881, The Earp family and Doc Holiday shot it out with the Clanton-McLaury Gang at the OK Corral, Tombstone, Arizona. It is estimated that the shoot-out took 30 seconds, 30 shots were fired, and when the dust settled, one Clanton brother and two McLaury brothers were dead.  Two Earps were wounded.
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On October 21, 1879, in Highland Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison turned on his newest invention -The Light Bulb. This first light bulb stayed lit for 13 hours. Not bad for a first try.
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On October 12, 1492, Columbus arrives in the new world in the Bahamas. He thought he had made it to the West Indies. When he saw the first natives, he called them “Indians.”
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On October 1, 1908, Henry Ford began selling the first automobile to the public.
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