20th April

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1999 Columbine Shooting claims 13 lives Two students go on a shooting rampage in Columbine High school, killing 12 students and one teach before they shoot themselves.
1972 NASA - Apollo 16 The Apollo 16 manned mission to the Moon lands after a seven-hour crisis which nearly aborts the mission.
1968 British politics The Conservative right-winger, Enoch Powell, has made a hard-hitting speech attacking the government's immigration policy.
1902 Radium is isolated Marie Curie and Pierre Curie successfully isolate the radioactive element Radium.
1889 Adolf Hitler is born Adolf Hitler is born in Braunau, Austria.

 

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On This Day - 20th April