Tuesday, April 19, 2011

This Day in History: April 19

-John Adams secures the Dutch Republic's recognition of the United States as an independent government, 1782.

-German troops enter the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland to round up the remaining Jews, beginning the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, 1943

-The Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba ends in success for the defenders, 1961

-The Simpsons premieres as a short cartoon on The Tracy Ullman Show, 1987

-The Alfred P. Murrah Building in Oklahoma City, OK is bombed killing 168, 1995