Return to Daily IQ 1949Breaking the blockadeThe Soviet blockade that prompted the Berlin airlift was ended. 1870 Manitoba became a province of Canada. 1932 The body of Charles and Anne Lindbergh's kidnapped baby was found. 1937 Britain?s King George VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey in London. 1943 Axis forces in North Africa surrendered. 1970 Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, swatted his 500th home run. 2002 Former president Jimmy Carter became the first U.S. president (in or out of office) to visit Fidel Castro's Cuba. 2008 Tens of thousands killed and thousands injured when a 7.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Sichuan, Gansu, and Yunnan Provinces in western China. 2012 The 2012 World Expo began in Yeosu, South Korea. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?