Born In April? See What Historical Events Happened On Your Birthday!

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April is the month that held many events that changed the humanity entirely, from Hitler’s death’s to The Queen birthday, This particular month was and still holds humanity most important dates.

So if you were born in April, You’ll be surprised to know some historical events that happened on your birthday that I’m pretty sure it’s the first time you know about.

April 1, 1918

The British Royal Air Force is founded

April 1 - The British Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force is the United Kingdom’s aerial warfare force. Formed towards the end of the First World War on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world.

April 2, 2005

Pope John Paul II dies at the age of 84.

April 2 Pope John Paul II dies

Pope Saint John Paul II served as Pope of the Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City from 1978 to 2005. He is called Saint John Paul the Great by some Catholics

April 3, 1882

The outlaw Jesse James is shot to death by a member of his gang.

April 3 The outlaw Jesse James is shot

Jesse Woodson James was an American outlaw, bank and train robber, guerrilla, and leader of the James–Younger Gang. Raised in the “Little Dixie” area of western Missouri, James and his family maintained strong Southern sympathies.

April 4, 1968

Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee

April 4 Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.

April 5, 1955

Winston Churchill steps down as prime minister of the UK.

After the end of the World War II, Winston Churchill’s Conservative Party lost the 1945 election, forcing him to step down as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. … In the General Election of 1951, Labour was defeated and Churchill became Prime Minister for the second time.

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April 6, 1896

The first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece.

April 6 The first modern Olympic Games

On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece, with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International Olympic Committee met for the first time in Paris in June 1984 and chose Greece as the site of the inaugural modern Olympiad.

April 7, 1948

The World Health Organization is established.

April 7 The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948 headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

April 8, 1973

Spanish painter Pablo Picasso dies

April 8 Spanish painter Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.

April 9, 1626

English philosopher, statesman, and scientist Francis Bacon dies

April 8 Francis Bacon dies

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, PC KC was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author. He served both as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England.