100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Turkey and other countries still refuse to acknowledge a genocide occurred in Armenia in 1915. Learn about what is widely considered the first genocide of the 20th century.
The world's most celebrated road race was run on Monday, April 20. Read about the history of the race, take a virtual tour, see all past winners, and more.
The Bard was born on April 23, 1564. Learn about his life and work, and read the full text of his plays and poetry.
National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month. Find biographies of famous poets, poetry collections, a Shakespeare primer, and more.
Have Your Say
Which branch of government do you currently have the most respect for?
This Day in History
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