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Dark Ages: Knight time.
I can’t understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it.
American History: The replacement of the red Indian by red tape.
The Feudal World: the rise of the Manurial System.
In which period of history did nerds rule the world?




April 2021


This Day In History  
April 1: April Fools Day; Tatting DayApril 1, 1873: (b) RachmaninoffApril 1, 1826: Internal Combustion EngineApril 2: Juno AwardsApril 2: World Autism DayApril 2, 1982: Argentina Invades FalklandsApril 2, 1902: 1st Motion Picture TheatreApril 2, 1889: Aluminium PatentApril 3, 1973: 1st Mobile Phone CallApril 3, 1902: Tarmac Road Surfacing PatentApril 3, 1860: 1st Pony Express Mail ServiceApril 4, 1975: Microsoft FoundedApril 4, 1986: Martin Luther King Jr. AssassinatedApril 4, 1958: 1st Use of CND Peace SymbolApril 4, 1859: Dixie DebutApril 4, 1818: U.S. FlagApril 5: Lady Luck DayApril 5, 1971: 1st Woman To Reach North PoleApril 5, 1827: (b) Joseph ListerApril 6: Sorry Charlie DayApril 6, 1909: 1st to Reach North PoleApril 6, 1896: 1st Modern Olympic Games in AthensApril 7: World Health Day; Walk To Work Day; Metric System Day; No Housework DayApril 7, 1980: Wind Energy PatentApril 7, 1959: 1st Radar Echo Bounced Off SunApril 7, 1770: (b) William WordsworthApril 8, 1911: 1st Squash TournamentApril 8, 1879: 1st Time Milk Sold in Glass BottlesApril 8, 1766: 1st Fire Escape PatentedApril 9: Palm SundayApril 9, 1959: 1st U.S. Astronauts AnnouncedApril 9, 1917: Vimy RidgeApril 9, 1914: 1st Full Colour Film ShownApril 9, 1865: U.S. Civil War EndedApril 9, 1667: 1st Public Art ExhibitionApril 10: Siblings DayApril 10, 1930: 1st Synthetic RubberApril 10, 1866: ASPCA CharterApril 10, 1849: Safety Pin PatentApril 11: Full Pink MoonApril 11: 1st Day of PassoverApril 11, 1970: Apollo 13April 11, 1939: Pentothal (Truth Serum) PatentApril 12, 1961: Gagarin - 1st Man in SpaceApril 12, 1861: U.S. Civil War Begins

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