Wednesday 06 April, 1955, Chuck, Dear Friend
1937, Merle Haggard, American country musician.
1929, Andre Previn, pianist and conductor.
1928, James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA.
1927, James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA.
1905, W. Warrick Cardozo, physician, researcher of Sickle Cell Anemia.
1866, Lincoln Joseph Steffens, journalist.
WHAT HAPPENED TODAY
1968, “2001: A Space Odyssey” released in theaters.
1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson authorizes the use of ground troops in combat operations.
1941, German forces invade Greece and Yugoslavia.
1938, The United States recognizes Nazi Germany’s conquest of Austria.
924, Four planes leave Seattle on the first successful flight around the world.
1917, The United States declares war on Germany and enters World War I on Allied side.
1909, Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson become the first men to reach the North Pole.
1903, French Army Nationalists are revealed to have forged documents to guarantee a conviction for Alfred Dreyfus.
1896, The Modern Olympics begin in Athens with eight nations participating.
1865, At the Battle of Sailer’s Creek, a third of Lee‘s army is cut off by Union troops pursuing him to Appomattox.
1841, John Tyler is inaugurated as 10th president.
“That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.” (John 3:6)
Dave the Bible Student