Today in History - April 19

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  1. Rufus_1611

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    April 19, 1775
    Lexington-Concord
    First Military Engagement of the Revolutionary War

    April 19, 1993
    Waco
    The stand-off between a religious sect known as the Branch Davidians and elements of the U.S. Military and Law Enforcement ended in the shooting, gasing or burning of 79 Davidians (21 children).

    April 19, 1995
    Oklahoma City
    The bombing of the Alfred P Murrah building which resulted in the deaths of 168 (19 children)people.
     
  2. billwald

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    Good day to call in sick, stay in bed.
     
  3. saturneptune

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    It was also the day of Lincoln's funeral 1865.
     

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