April History

Click a date in the April calendar to the right for a timeline of all April events on that day, listed chronologically by year. Below is a list of important April events.

Click any event title to read more about that event. Every event page has a list of important names, places, and topics — click them to see a timeline of events associated with them.

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28 April 1941
Archbishop Stepinac Urges Catholics to Work With Ustashe Fascist Leader Ante Pavelic

Archbishop Stepinac Urges Catholics to Work With Ustashe Fascist Leader Ante Pavelic

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28 April 1942
Gallup: Most Americans Prefer Name 'Second World War' or 'World War II'

Gallup: Most Americans Prefer Name 'Second World War' or 'World War II'

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28 April 1960
Southern Presbyterian Church: Sex in Marriage Without Intent to Conceive is Not a Sin

Southern Presbyterian Church: Sex in Marriage Without Intent to Conceive is Not a Sin

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29 April 711
Tariq ibn Ziyad Crosses from Africa to Europe, Begins Muslim Invasion of Europe

Tariq ibn Ziyad Crosses from Africa to Europe, Begins Muslim Invasion of Europe

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29 April 1814
Pope Pius VIII Complains that French Constitution Protects Religious Liberty

Pope Pius VIII Complains that French Constitution Protects Religious Liberty

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29 April 1930
Film 'All Quiet on the Western Front' Opens in America

Film 'All Quiet on the Western Front' Opens in America

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29 April 1945
U.S. Army Liberates Dachau Concentration Camp

U.S. Army Liberates Dachau Concentration Camp

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29 April 2002
Spanish Archbishop Casado: Civil Penalties for Sexual Abuse are Unwarranted

Spanish Archbishop Casado: Civil Penalties for Sexual Abuse are Unwarranted

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29 April 2004
Photos of Abuse and Humiliation of Iraqi Prisoners at Abu Ghraib Prison Released

Photos of Abuse and Humiliation of Iraqi Prisoners at Abu Ghraib Prison Released

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30 April 311
Official End of Diocletian Persecution of Christians in Eastern Roman Empire

Official End of Diocletian Persecution of Christians in Eastern Roman Empire

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30 April 1927
Adolf Hitler Granted Release From Austrian Citizenship

Adolf Hitler Granted Release From Austrian Citizenship

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30 April 1945
Hitler and Eva Braun Commit Suicide

Hitler and Eva Braun Commit Suicide

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30 April 1966
Anton Szandor LaVey Establishes Church of Satan in San Francisco

Anton Szandor LaVey Establishes Church of Satan in San Francisco

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30 April 2003
Newdow v. U.S.: Bush Administration Appeals Decision that 'Under God' in Pledge is Unconstitutional

Newdow v. U.S.: Bush Administration Appeals Decision that 'Under God' in Pledge is Unconstitutional

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30 April 2004
John Demjanjuk Loses Court Case, Stripped of Citizenship

John Demjanjuk Loses Court Case, Stripped of Citizenship

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30 April 2012
Walpurgis Night - Legendary Witches' Sabbath

Walpurgis Night - Legendary Witches' Sabbath

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