April 5

1614

Pocahontas married John Rolfe.

1792

George Washington cast the first presidential veto.

1887

Anne Sullivan makes the breakthrough to Helen Keller by spelling "water" in the manual alphabet.

1951

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death for giving away atomic secrets to the Russians.

1955

Winston Churchill resigned as prime minister of Britain.

1971

Canadian Fran Phipps became the first woman to reach the North Pole.

1999

Libya gave over two suspects in the Lockerbie, Scotland Pan Am bombing.

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