Moment in History for April
April 17, 2007 12:56pm CST
1st – 1976 - Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. 6th – 1896 - The first modern Olympic Games took place in Athens, 1500 years after being banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I. 10th – 1970 - Officially resigning from The Beatles, Paul McCartney disbanded the most influential rock group in history at a public news conference. The Beatles hit, 'Let It Be', was riding high on the pop charts at the time. 11th – 1961 - Bob Dylan made his professional singing debut in Greenwich Village. He sang 'Blowin' in the Wind'. 15th – 1912 - The "unsinkable" luxury liner, Titanic, sank. 19th – 1956 - Actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco on this day, when she wed Prince Ranier III. 20th – 2005 - Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany was elected Pope. He chose the name Pope Benedict XVI. 26th – 1986 – The world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl resulted in 31 deaths. 28th – 1996 - Thirty-five people were killed at Port Arthur in Tasmania, Australia The lone gunman was Martin Bryant
• United States
17 Apr 07
And in the US yesterday, April 16th, 32 innocent students were gunned down by a single gunman...and numerous others wounded...on a college campus in Virginia....The families of them all forever changed....and we wonder...what is next?
17 Apr 07
Yes it is dreadful with what happened yesturday in the Unted States I heard it on th radio and on the news it is shocking what some people can do I don't know why they have to take the lives of innocent people and destroy others in the process of this. Why don't they just kill themselves not others.
17 Apr 07
16th 1942 your new friend on the site My Lot was born lol , some interesting facts here pal .11th – 1961 - Bob Dylan made his professional singing debut in Greenwich Village. He sang 'Blowin' in the Wind', Ros knew this one pal as he is a Dylan fan . xx