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On April 12, 1861, Confederate forces fired on Union troops at Fort Sumter, forcing them to surrender, and began the war.
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On April 11th he wrote an open letter in The Advocate, making it known `` to the world that Jas. W. Robinson is by his own admission a base liar and a slanderer ''.
On April 30, ceremonies commemorating the departure of these volunteers will take place at 1:00 P.M. at the Dexter Training Grounds in Providence.
On April 25, the White House reported that a total embargo of remaining U.S. trade with Cuba was being considered.
On April 1, 1953, after some six months of full-time `` pioneering '', petitioner discontinued devoting 100 hours a month to preaching, but failed to so notify his local board.
On that cold, but bright, April day we were guests of your government in the reviewing stand of Red Square to witness the poeple's celebration for Yuri Gagarin and later on that day we attended the somewhat more exclusive reception for him in one of the impressive palaces of the Kremlin.
On April 17, 1610, the sturdy little three-masted bark, Discovery, weighed anchor in St. Katherine's Pool, London, and floated down the Thames toward the sea.
On April 15, Lincoln called on all the states to send detachments totaling 75, 000 troops to recapture forts, protect Washington, and " preserve the Union ", which, in his view, still existed intact despite the actions of the seceding states.
On April 19, secessionist mobs in Baltimore that controlled the rail links attacked Union troops traveling to the capital.
On April 1, 1865, Grant successfully outflanked Lee's forces in the Battle of Five Forks and nearly encircled Petersburg, and the Confederate government evacuated Richmond.
* On April 15, 1912 the RMS Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg with a loss of more than 1, 500 lives.
On April 28 he moved to Los Angeles where he had family and remained there until May when, suspected by local Union authorities, he evaded arrest and joined the Los Angeles Mounted Rifles as a private, leaving Warner's Ranch May 27.
On Friday, April 20, 2007 Pope Benedict XVI, abolished the whole idea saying he " showed doubt about the concept of limbo ".
On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to fly in space, reinforcing American fears about being left behind in a technological competition with the Soviet Union.
On April 20, Kennedy sent a memo to Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, asking Johnson to look into the status of America's space program, and into programs that could offer NASA the opportunity to catch up.
On April 14, 1865, President Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer, who conspired to coordinate assassinations of others, including Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant and Secretary of State William H. Seward that same night.
On 6 April 1129, Afonso Henriques dictated the writ in which he proclaimed himself Prince of Portugal.
On 23 April 1196, King Béla III died and he left the Kingdom of Hungary unportioned to his eldest son, Emeric, while Andrew inherited a large amount of money in order to fulfill his father's Crusader oath.
On 15 April, liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen propellants were pumped into the spacecraft, while the astronauts rested in anticipation of their launch the next day.
On April 15, 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt issued an Arbor Day Proclamation to the School Children of the United States about the importance of trees and that forestry deserves to be taught in our schools.
On April 26, Matt Ryan ( quarterback from Boston College ) was drafted third overall in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Falcons.
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On Feb. 12, 1959, purified corticotropin ( ACTH Gel ), 20 units daily intramuscularly, was started but had to be discontinued 3 weeks later because of excessive fluid retention.
On Nov. 11, 12, racers will drive their flying shingles in 5-mile laps over its 500-mile speedboat course.
On August 12, 2011, a plaque was unveiled on the Wolff building at Third Ave and La Mesa Bl commemorating Dwan and the Flying A Studios origins in La Mesa, California.
On June 12, 1776, a day after appointing a committee to prepare a draft of the Declaration of Independence, the Second Continental Congress resolved to appoint a committee of 13 to prepare a draft of a constitution for a union of the states.
His principal sources are the Physics ( book 7 ), Metaphysics ( book 12 ), and the Pseudo-Aristotelian On the Universe.
On September 12, 2002, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and General Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dedicated the Victims of Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.
On May 8, after going 12 – 17 in 29 games, the Diamondbacks released manager Bob Melvin and hired A. J. Hinch.
On 12 March 2007, it was purchased for £ 479 million by a joint venture company, headed by David Richards, John Singers, an American investment banker ; and two Kuwaiti investment companies, Investment Dar and Adeem Investment.
On 12 March 2007, a consortium led by Prodrive chairman David Richards purchased Aston Martin for £ 475m ( US $ 848m ).
On July 12, 2010, Aon announced that it has agreed to buy Lincolnshire, Illinois, based Hewitt Associates for $ 4. 9 billion in cash and stock.
On November 12, 2000, Haznawi applied for and received a two-year US B-1 / B-2 ( tourist / business ) visa in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
On July 12, 1985, in conjunction with a credit card fraud investigation, the Middlesex County, NJ Sheriff's department raided and seized The Private Sector BBS, which was the official BBS for grey hat hacker quarterly 2600 Magazine at the time.
On the same day of contract signature for the P-3BR work, 29 April 2005, EADS CASA was also awarded a contract to supply 12 C-295M medium transport aircraft.
On 12 July of that year, the guards escorted the Bulgarian knyaz for the first time ; today, 12 July is the official holiday of the National Guard.
On July 10, 2006, a concrete ceiling panel weighing 3 tons ( 2722 kg ) and measuring 20 by 40 ft ( 6. 1 by 12. 2 m ) fell on a car traveling on the two-lane ramp connecting northbound I-93 to eastbound I-90 in South Boston, killing Milena Del Valle, who was a passenger, and injuring her husband, Angel Del Valle, who was driving.
On April 12, 2010 the team set a club record for the lowest paid attendance in Camden Yards history, only 9, 129 attended the game versus the Tampa Bay Rays
On January 17, 2008, Selig's contract was extended through 2012, after which he planned to retire, but then decided to stay as commissioner until the end of the 2014 season, a move approved by the owners on January 12, 2012, which would take his leadership past his 80th birthday.
On 12 August the frigates HMS Emerald under Captain Thomas Moutray Waller, HMS Alcmene under Captain George Johnstone Hope and HMS Bonne Citoyenne under Captain Robert Retalick arrived off Alexandria.
On 22 November 2007, the Nigerian Senate rejected the transfer, since the Green Tree Agreement ceding the area to Cameroon was contrary to Section 12 ( 1 ) of the 1999 Constitution.
On the third day of battle, July 3, fighting resumed on Culp's Hill, and cavalry battles raged to the east and south, but the main event was a dramatic infantry assault by 12, 500 Confederates against the center of the Union line on Cemetery Ridge, known as Pickett's Charge.