On This Day: April 05th

This is 96th day of the year and 270 days remain in the year.

in history
Pocahontas married John Rolfe.
Anne Sullivan makes the breakthrough to Helen Keller by spelling "water" in the manual alphabet.
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death for giving away atomic secrets to the Russians.
Winston Churchill resigned as prime minister of Britain.
Canadian Fran Phipps became the first woman to reach the North Pole.
Libya gave over two suspects in the Lockerbie, Scotland Pan Am bombing.
April 05 Birthdays
Booker T. Washington1856–1915, American educator, born in Franklin co., Va.
Bette Davisactress
Joseph Listersurgeon
Elihu Yalemerchant
Colin Powellgeneral and government official
Thomas Hobbesphilosopher
Spencer Tracyactor
Gregory Peckactor

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