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What bad things have happened in April?
Top 10 Reasons April Is the WORST Month
- #1: Rwandan Genocide Begins. April 7, 1994.
- #2: Chernobyl Disaster. April 26, 1986.
- #3: Sinking of the RMS Titanic.
- #4: Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
- #5: Columbine High School Massacre.
- #6: Oklahoma City Bombing.
- #7: Assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
- #8: Boston Marathon Bombing.
What bad things have happened on April 15?
April 15: Boston Marathon bombing On April 15, 2013, two bombs made from pressure cookers exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line, killing two women and an 8-year-old boy and injuring more than 260.
What major disaster happened in 2020?
A house in India destroyed by Cyclone Amphan. NEW DELHI: A year that will be remembered for the novel coronavirus pandemic, 2020 also witnessed some of the deadliest and costliest disasters. Wildfires, hurricanes, cyclones, earthquakes, oil, and gas spill, humanity saw it all.
What happened April 20th?
Important Events From This day in History April 20th. 1999 : Two students ( Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold ) wearing balaclavas go through Columbine High School in Denver, Colorado, firing automatic weapons and throwing homemade bombs killing 13 people and wounded 24 others before the two students committed suicide.
What tragic events happened on April 19th?
Important Events From This day in History April 19th
- 1995 – U.S.A. Oklahoma Bombing.
- 1943 – Poland Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
- 1993 – U.S.A. Waco Cult Raid.
- 1897 – U.S.A. Boston Marathon.
- 1927 – Mae West Sentenced.
- 1928 – China Civil War.
- 1934 – United States Shirley Temple.
- 1936 – German Military.
What is significant April?
It is the second month of spring. It is a time of planting and spring cleaning. In the Southern Hemisphere, April is the same as October in the Northern Hemisphere. In Ancient Rome the month of April was sacred to the goddess Venus.
What is April 15th famous for?
On this day in 1912, the British luxury passenger liner Titanic sank en route to New York City from Southampton, Hampshire, England, after striking an iceberg during its maiden voyage; some 1,500 people died.
What natural disasters have happened in 2021?
The disasters this year include the ongoing Western drought, the western wildfires, severe weather and flooding in California early in January, summer severe weather in the central U.S., and four tropical cyclones.
Who died on 420?
George Clinton. 1812 George Clinton, American soldier and 4th Vice President (1805-12), dies at 73 and 1st Vice President to die in office.
What is April 19th famous for?
This Day in History: April 19 Launched this day in 1775 with the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the American Revolution was an effort by 13 British colonies in North America (with help from France, Spain, and the Netherlands) to win their independence.