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Henry IV of France (requires undeletion)
Polish firefighters searching for victims in the charred remains of the homeless shelter in Kamień Pomorski, Poland
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Cambodian New Year refimprove
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Thai New Year's Day unreferenced section
1111 – , the last ruler of the Henry V Salian dynasty, was crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
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1873 – In the wake of a disputed election for local offices in Colfax, Louisiana, U.S., armed white supremacists overpowered freedmen and the African American state militia trying to control the parish courthouse, killing over 100 of them.
1919 – The , a government in exile based in Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea Shanghai during the Japanese occupation of Korea, was formed.
1919 – British Indian Army troops hundreds of unarmed men, women and children who were attending a peaceful gathering at the massacred Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab, India.
trivial popular culture listings
1945 – World War II: Soviet and Bulgarian forces in Austria.
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1953 – The CIA began , an illegal, covert human research program into Project MKUltra mind control.
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2009 – Twenty-three people died in at a homeless hostel a fire (damage pictured) in Kamień Pomorski, Poland, the country's deadliest since 1980.
Inconsistent casualty figures: The blurb says 23 died. The infobox says 21 died. The lead says 23 people including 13 children died. The article says "Six children were listed as dead".
2015 – Czech politician Vít Jedlička proclaimed the micronation on a patch of land between Croatia and Serbia that had been unclaimed by either side due to Liberland a territorial dispute.
Joe Hewitt TFA for 2019
Al Green too much unreferenced material
1829 – The was granted Roman Catholic Relief Act royal assent, removing the most substantial restrictions on Catholics in the United Kingdom.
1941 – The Soviet Union and the Empire of Japan signed , which lasted through most of a neutrality pact World War II.
1943 – The neoclassical in Jefferson Memorial Washington, D.C., was formally dedicated on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth.
1943 – World War II: German news announced the discovery of in a mass grave Katyn, Russia, of Polish prisoners of war killed by Soviet forces, causing a diplomatic rift between the Polish government-in-exile and the USSR.
1956 – The Vietnamese National Army captured , military commander of the Ba Cụt Hoa Hao religious sect, which ran a de facto state in southern Vietnam in opposition to Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem.
1958 – In the midst of the Cold War, American pianist Van Cliburn (pictured) won the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
1973 – Forty people died when took place at an ammunition factory in an explosion Lapua
1984 – Indian forces launched a preemptive attack on the disputed Siachen Glacier region of Kashmir, triggering with Pakistan. a military conflict Born/died: (d. 1794) Pierre Gaspard Chaumette · (d. 1855) Henry De la Beche · (d. 1941) Annie Jump Cannon · (d. 1966) Abdul Salam Arif · (d. 2015) Günter Grass
Henry V of England appears on April 9, so to avoid confusion, Henry V HRE should not appear in the same year. Serse appears on April 15 so the Messiah blurb should not appear in the same year.
(b. 1519) Catherine de' Medici · (d. 1716) Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington · (b. 1939)