Posted: Apr 08, 2019 09:26 PM MST
Updated: Apr 08, 2019 09:27 PM MST
Harriet Tubman begins her work with the Underground Railroad, Fenway Park opens, the Bay of Pigs Invasion fails, and tragedy hits Columbine High School, all on this day.
The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.
April 20, or 4/20, is a worldwide holiday for weed smokers everywhere. Here are some of the great American hotspots for weed culture, according to USA Today.
Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.