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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.
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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 12, 1861, Confederate forces fired on Union troops at Fort Sumter, forcing them to surrender, and began the war.
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 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 June 14, 1900 the Manchester Journal reported that an electrical engineer was installing an electric light plant for Edward S. Isham at `` Ormsby Hill ''.
On July 14 the Security Council -- with France and Great Britain abstaining -- voted the resolution which drew the U.N. into the Congo.
On January 14, 1863, the Alcotts received a telegram that Louisa was sick ; Bronson immediately went to bring her home, briefly meeting Abraham Lincoln while there.
On 14 May 1234, Andrew, who had lost his second wife in the previous year, married Beatrice D ' Este, who was thirty years younger than himself.
On day two, the crew performed an electrophoresis experiment, also performed on Apollo 14, in which the astronauts attempted to prove the higher purity of particle migrations in the zero-gravity environment.
On November 14, it was announced that RHP Brandon Webb was the recipient of the Cy Young Award for the National League.
On December 14, in a blockbuster trade, the Diamondbacks acquired starting RHP Dan Haren from the Oakland Athletics for six players: LHP Brett Anderson, LHP Dana Eveland and LHP Greg Smith ; the above-mentioned just-acquired infielder Chris Carter ; and outfielders Aaron Cunningham and Carlos Gonzalez.
On 14 April 2008, in a UK Channel 4 documentary, Tudor Parfitt, taking a literalist approach to the Biblical story, described his research into this claim.
On July 14, 2010, a spokesperson for MTV Networks informed a New York Post reporter that Mike Judge is creating a new Beavis and Butt-Head series, that Judge will reprise his voice-acting roles for the show, and that the animation will be hand-drawn.
On November 14, 2011, Stussy launched a series of limited edition Beavis & Butthead t-shirts to coincide with the revival of the show.
On 14 September 1710, Boerhaave married Maria Drolenvaux, the daughter of the rich merchant, Alderman Abraham Drolenvaux.
On 14 July 1879, another feast took place, with a semi-official aspect ; the events of the day included a reception in the Chamber of Deputies, organised and presided over by Léon Gambetta, a military review in Longchamp, and a Republican Feast in the Pré Catelan.
On 21 May 1880, Benjamin Raspail proposed a law to have " the Republic choose the 14 July as a yearly national holiday ".
On July 14, 2005, Tom Biscardi, a long-time Bigfoot enthusiast and CEO of Searching for Bigfoot Inc., appeared on the Coast to Coast AM paranormal radio show and announced that he was " 98 % sure that his group will be able to capture a Bigfoot which they have been tracking in the Happy Camp, California area.
On November 14, 2006, Borland announced its decision to separate the Developer Tools Group into a wholly owned subsidiary focused on maximizing developer productivity.
On May 14, 2005, the newly opened Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards became the repository for the many Orioles and Colts artifacts and other items.
On 14 September 2012 Brian Lara was inducted to the ICC's Hall of Fame at the awards ceremony held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
On 14 August, Nelson sent Orion, Majestic, Bellerophon, Minotaur, Defence, Audacious, Theseus, Franklin, Tonnant, Aquilon, Conquérant, Peuple Souverain and Spartiate to sea under the command of Saumarez.
On February 14, 1899 the name " Broadway " was extended to the entire Broadway / Bloomingdale / Boulevard road.
* On 14 October 2011 Secretary of State for Defence Liam Fox resigned from the Cabinet after he " mistakenly allowed the distinction between personal interest and government activities to become blurred " over his friendship with Adam Werrity.
On the night of 14 May 1934, Mandelstam was arrested at his home based on a warrant signed by NKVD boss Genrikh Yagoda.
On 19 June 1651, the Polish Army numbered 14, 844 Polish cavalry, 2, 250 German-style cavalry, 11, 900 German-style infantry and dragoons, 2, 950 Hungarian-style infantry ( haiduks ), 1, 550 Lithuanian volunteers, and 960 Lipka Tatars.
On March 14, 2002, an agreement was signed to transform the FRY into a loose state union called Serbia and Montenegro ; it took effect on February 4, 2003.