What Happened On This Day – April 16

1964 The Rolling Stones release their debut album The album The Rolling Stones, released in the United States with the added title “England’s Newest Hit Makers”, topped the UK charts for twelve weeks. 2012 The trial of Anders Behring Breivik begins in…

What Happened On This Day – April 12

1861 The American Civil War begins The bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina marked the beginning of hostilities. The conflict was sparked by deepening economic, social, and political differences between the southern and northern states, which were most palpably embodied by…

What Happened On This Day – April 11

2006 President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has enriched uranium The Iranian nuclear program has become a source of great controversy. Several countries, some of them possessing nuclear weapons themselves, accuse Tehran of developing an Iranian atom bomb. 2006 Mafia boss Bernardo…