The great theoretical physicist Albert Einstein died on 18th April 1955
In April 1945 one of the most successful musicals of all time premiered on Broadway.
On April 19 1995 a huge truck bomb killed 168 people in a government building in the USA.
He was the young working class playwright who changed British theatre.
In April 1992, the main black street gangs in Los Angeles started a historic truce.
In April 1905 the arrival of a passenger train put Letchworth Garden City on the map
In April 1975 the four-year rule of the brutal Khmer Rouge began in Cambodia.
On 10 April 1964, famously eccentric pianist Glenn Gould gave his last live performance
In 1980 a film about a public execution caused a row between Britain and Saudi Arabia
In 1975, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency