Fascinating Facts about April

Created Wednesday, 18 March 2009 01:19


Fascinating Facts about April

  • Samuel Morey patented the internal combustion engine on April 1, 1826.
  • Apple Computer was formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak on April 1, 1976.
  • The United States Mint was established on April 2, 1792.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech on April 3, 1968.
  • The Beatles occupied the top five positions on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart on April 4, 1964.
  • Warner Bros. premiered the first 3-D film, House of Wax, on April 9, 1953.
  • Yuri Gagarin became the first human to travel into outer space on April 12, 1961.
  • Videotape was first demonstrated on April 14, 1956.
  • The first crossword puzzle book was published on April 18, 1924.
  • The Woolworth Building in New York City opened on April 24, 1913.

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