International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
World Poetry Day
International Day Nowruz
World Down Syndrome Day
International Day of the Forest and the Tree - World Forestry Day
Namibia National day
1918 - During World War I, the Second Battle of the Somme began. The battle began with a five-hour artillery barrage followed by a rush of German troops. The offensive lasted until April 6th and resulted in the Germans gaining about 35 miles of territory. Allied and German casualty figures for both battles approached 500,000.
March 21, 1943 - A suicide/assassination plot by German Army officers against Hitler failed as the conspirators were unable to locate a short fuse for the bomb which was to be carried in the coat pocket of General von Gersdorff to ceremonies Hitler was attending.
2006 - Co-founder of the social media network Jack Dorsey composed the first message: “just setting up my twttr”. Twitter Foundation Day
Organist and composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Germany. His output included thousands of compositions. Among his best known work are The Brandenburg Concertos for orchestra, The Well-Tempered Clavier for keyboard, the St. John and St. Matthew passions, and the Mass in B Minor.
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