1999 -- Columbine High School massacre, 
                     Killing 12 students and 1 teacher 

1775 -- The American Revolution begins at Lexington and Concord 

1897 -- The First Boston Marathon is ran

1971 -- The first demonstration of Vietnam Veterans against the war 

1995 -- The Oklahoma City bombing, the worst act of terrorism on U.S. soil by an

                    American, Timothy McVeigh, killing 168 people, 19 of which were young 

1775 -- Paul Revere and William Dawes ride to warn of upcoming British attack

1906 -- The Great San Francisco earthquake strikes causing mass damage and chaos along

2012 -- Dick Clark, Legendary host of "American Bandstand" and "New Years Rockin' Eve," Passes away

1961-- Bay of Pigs Invasion begins

1970 -- NASA's Apollo 13 returns home

1940 -- Bob Feller throws his first no-hitter for the Cleveland Indians against the
               Chicago White Sox 

2007 -- The massacre at Virginia Tech kills 32 people 


1865 -- President Lincoln is pronounced dead at 7:22 A.M. from gunshot wound from 
                     previous night

1912 -- Cruise Ship "The Titanic" sinks after striking ice berg in the Atlantic 

1947 -- Jackie Robinson breaks "The Color Barrier" by becoming the first African-American in
              Major League Baseball 

2013 -- The bombing at the Boston Marathon; many casualties suffered 

1865 -- President Lincoln is shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 


1861 -- First shots fired on Fort Sumter starting the Civil War

1945 -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt passes away

1945 -- The U.S. Military Army liberates Buchenwald Concentration Camp in 

1961 -- Bob Dylan plays his first major gig in New York City at only 19 years old.

1866 -- The American Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is established
                  by Henry Bergh, a diplomat appointed by President Lincoln

1953 -- "The House of Wax" is created by Hollywood as THE FIRST color 3-D movie

1970 -- Paul McCartney announces the break-up of The Beatles