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 Lord Byron dies in GreeceLord Byron dies in Greece by The Ovi Team
April 19th 1824; George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, dies in what is now Greece, where he had traveled to support the Greek struggle for independence from Turkey. Even today, he is considered a Greek national hero.
 
 Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier marryGrace Kelly and Prince Rainier marry by The Ovi Team
April 18th 1956; American actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier of Monaco in a spectacular ceremony on this day in 1956.
 
 The British are comingThe British are coming by The Ovi Team
April 18th 1775 American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes and Samuel Prescott rode though the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that "the Regulars are coming out." Later, the phrase "the British are coming" was attributed to Revere.
 
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 Exiles invade at Bay of PigsExiles invade at Bay of Pigs by The Ovi Team
April 17th 1961, the invasion of Cuba was carried out by a force of about 1,400 exiled Cubans, with American support from the sea and air.
 
 Lenin returnsLenin returns by The Ovi Team
On April 16, 1917, Vladimir Lenin, leader of the revolutionary Bolshevik Party, returns to Petrograd after a decade of exile to take the reins of the Russian Revolution. Lenin became the virtual dictator of the world's first Marxist state. His government
 
 The hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25The hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 by The Ovi Team
April 16th 1943 in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidently discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid. LSD has had a fairly short, but wild history in the United States. It was first
 
 Liberate Bergen-BelsenLiberate Bergen-Belsen by The Ovi Team
April 15th 1945 British troops have entered the German concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen. Inside the camp the horrified soldiers found piles of dead and rotting corpses and thousands of sick and starving prisoners kept in severely overcrowded and dirty
 
 Titanic hits icebergTitanic hits iceberg by The Ovi Team
April 14th 1912; just before midnight in the North Atlantic, the RMS Titanic fails to divert its course from an iceberg, ruptures its hull, and begins to sink. Because of a shortage of lifeboats and the lack of satisfactory emergency procedures, more than
 
 The American Civil War beginsThe American Civil War begins by The Ovi Team
April 12th 1861; the bloodiest four years in American history begin when Confederate shore batteries under General P.G.T. Beauregard open fire on Union-held Fort Sumter in South Carolina's Charleston Bay. During the next 34 hours, 50 Confederate guns and
 
 Eichmann trial beginsEichmann trial begins by The Ovi Team
April 11th 1961, the trial begun in Israel of the man accused of helping Hitler in his plan to exterminate the Jews. Adolf Eichmann faces 15 charges, including crimes against humanity, crimes against the Jewish people and war crimes.
 
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