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On This Day: April 05th

This is 95th day of the year and 270 days remain in the year.

in history
1614
Pocahontas married John Rolfe.
1792
1887
Anne Sullivan makes the breakthrough to Helen Keller by spelling "water" in the manual alphabet.
1951
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death for giving away atomic secrets to the Russians.
1955
Winston Churchill resigned as prime minister of Britain.
1971
Canadian Fran Phipps became the first woman to reach the North Pole.
1999
Libya gave over two suspects in the Lockerbie, Scotland Pan Am bombing.
April 05 BirthdaysBooker T. Washington1856–1915, American educator, born in Franklin co., Va.
Bette Davisactress
Joseph Listersurgeon
Elihu Yalemerchant
Colin Powellgeneral and government official
Thomas Hobbesphilosopher
Spencer Tracyactor
Gregory Peckactor



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