Historic World Events / April (page 63)

April

List historic world events in April

February, 2016

  • 16 February

    Idi Amin overthrown

    Idi Amin overthrown

    On April 11, 1979, Ugandan dictator Idi Amin flees the Ugandan capital of Kampala as Tanzanian troops and forces of the Uganda National Liberation Front close in. Two days later, Kampala fell and a coalition government of former exiles took energy. Amin, chief of the Ugandan army and air force …

  • 16 February

    Truman is briefed on Manhattan Project

    Truman is briefed on Manhattan Project

    President Harry Truman learns the entire information on the Manhattan Project, where scientists are trying to produce the 1st atomic bomb, with this day in 1945. The info thrust upon Truman a momentous choice: whether to utilize the world’s initial weapon of mass destruction. America’s secret development of the atomic …

  • 16 February

    Girl murdered in pencil factory

    Girl murdered in pencil factory

    Thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan is available sexually molested and murdered in the basement of the Atlanta, Georgia, pencil factory where she worked. Her murder later resulted in one particular of the very most disgraceful episodes of bigotry, injustice, and mob violence in American history. Next to Phagan’s physique have already been …