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Photographs and video of past and present world events, anniversaries and personalities. Use the calendar as a planning tool — select a date to view archival images and clips handpicked by our editors.

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28 March, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: 28th March 1971 - Final Ed Sullivan Show Airs24 images
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29 March, 2021 (1 event)

GBR: 29th March 1981 - The First London Marathon14 images6 clips
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30 March, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: 30th March 1981 - President Ronald Reagan Shot19 images13 clips
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31 March, 2021 (4 events)

CA: César Chávez Day: Labor Movement Activist Cesar Chavez Remembered22 images13 clips
GBR: 31st March 1971 - Happy 50th Birthday, Ewan McGregor!37 images
UNS: Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility75 images5 clips
UNS: United States Presidential Pets45 images12 clips
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01 April, 2021 (3 events)

SRB: 1st April 2001 - Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milošević Is Arrested33 images
UNS: RIP: Names We Lost In April18 images1 clip
USA: 1st April 1946 - Aleutian Islands Earthquake and Tsunami10 images
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03 April, 2021 (2 events)

MT: 3rd April 1996 - The “Unabomber”, Ted Kacynski, Arrested30 images15 clips
NY: 3rd April 1961 - Happy Birthday, Eddie Murphy!23 images
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05 April, 2021 (1 event)

USA: 5th April 1856 - Booker T. Washington is Born21 images
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06 April, 2021 (3 events)

CA: 6th April 1956 - The Capitol Records Building Opened10 images12 clips
GRC: 6th April 1896 - First Modern Olympic Games Begin73 images
UNS: New Finds From The Archives This Month100 images48 clips
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07 April, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: In The News: Where's The Ketchup?34 images
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08 April, 2021 (1 event)

GBR: 8th April 1941 - WWII: German Air Offensive Bombs Coventry, England17 images7 clips
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09 April, 2021 (1 event)

GBR: Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh Dies at the Age of 99115 images32 clips
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11 April, 2021 (4 events)

DC: 11th April 1966 - Emmett Ashford Becomes The First Black Umpire In Major League Baseball12 images
GBR: 11th April 1981- Brixton Riot30 images23 clips
ISR: 11th April 1961 - Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann on Trial26 images36 clips
USA: 11th April 1951 - General Douglas MacArthur Relieved of Duty9 images10 clips
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12 April, 2021 (1 event)

FL: 12th April 1981 - NASA Launches First Space Shuttle Columbia27 images22 clips
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16 April, 2021 (1 event)

TX: 16th April 1971 - Singer Selena Is Born10 images
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17 April, 2021 (1 event)

CUB: 17th April 1961 - Failed US Backed Invasion Of Cuba At The Bay Of Pigs42 images17 clips
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18 April, 2021 (1 event)

CA: 18th April 1906 - The Great San Francisco Earthquake29 images25 clips
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19 April, 2021 (1 event)

MCO: 19th April 1956 - Grace Kelly Marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco55 images22 clips
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21 April, 2021 (2 events)

GBR: 21st April 1816 - Charlotte Bronte is Born15 images
GBR: 21st April 1926 - Queen Elizabeth II Turns 9583 images100 clips
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26 April, 2021 (1 event)

UKR: 26th April 1986 - Chernobyl Disaster67 images27 clips
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27 April, 2021 (1 event)

MA: 27th April 1956 - American Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano Retires Undefeated40 images14 clips
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28 April, 2021 (2 events)

AUS: 28th April 1996 - Port Arthur Massacre2 images16 clips
UNS: 28th April 2001 - Dennis Tito Becomes First Paying Passenger In Space21 images6 clips
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29 April, 2021 (1 event)

JPN: 29th April 1901 - Hirohito, Emperor Of Japan Is Born17 images38 clips
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30 April, 2021 (1 event)

SC: 30th April 1896 - Reverend Gary Davis Is Born10 images
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01 May, 2021 (2 events)

NY: 1st May 1931 - 90 Years Since The Empire State Building Opened28 images
UNS: 1st May 1941 - 80 Years Since The Premiere Of Citizen Kane13 images6 clips