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Sally Ride, Blues Brothers, Northern troops leave New Orleans

 


April 18: 1689—Some 86 years prior to the Revolutionary War, Massachusetts colonists revolted against the governor of the Dominion of New England, Sir Edmund Andros, on legal and religious grounds. Andros was imprisoned by the colonists for about one year. 1775—Paul Revere sees two lanterns, marking the advance of the British troops by sea, and so he and other riders warn the populace. 1831—The University of Alabama is founded. 1906—At 5:12 a.m. PST, the Great San Francisco Earthquake occurs and results in four days and nights of fires that destroy much of the city. 1930—BBC Radio announces there is no news that day with the exception that there was no news. 2012—Obama campaig...



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