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Memorable Events That Occurred Between April 19th & April 25th

and Helped To Shape Today’s World.
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April 19th to April 25th

“While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” Ronald Reagan


`April 19th – In 1942, 16 B-25 bombers under the command of General Jimmy Doolitle took off

30 seconds over Tokyofrom the aircraft carrier Hornet in the Western Pacific and bombed Tokyo in retaliation for Pearl Harbor.

April 19th The Revolutionary War begins in 1775 with the battles of Lexington and Concord (Mass.).concord

April 19th Texas wins its independence from Mexico on this date in 1836.


                   The Battle at The Alamo

April 23rd In 1960 “The Crusty Conservative” and his wife Pat are married in Norristown Pennsylvania.


   Frank & Pat Fleming                       4/23/60

April 24th Spain declares war on America 1898.

April 25th U. S. and Soviet troops meet and join forces at Germany’s Elbe River in 1945 signaling the practical end of World War II in Europe.


     US & Soviet Forces meet at the Elbe River 

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“… individuals may injure a whole society, by not declaring their sentiments.

It is therefore not only their right, but their duty, to declare them.”

–John Dickinson, Letters of Fabius, 1788