Wednesday, April 19, 2006

A Red Letter Day

April 19th, 2006: Wednesday in the Octave of Easter

This day in history

2005 - Joseph Cardinal Raztinger elected Pope
1995 - Truck bomb destroyes Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City
1993 - FBI siege of Branch Davidian compound ends with many deaths
1961 - Failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba
1943 - Beginning of Warsaw Uprising
1861 - First blood shed in the American Civil War, blockade of Confederacy ordered
1775 - Battle of Lexington and Concord in the American Revolution
1529 - Protestant revolution starts in the Holy Roman Empire

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