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Today in History

  • 30 April, 2015
  • Editor

On this day in 1927, Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford became the first celebrities to leave their footprints in concrete at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

On this day in 1945, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide after being married for one day. Soviet soldiers raised the Victory Banner over the Reichstag building.

On this day in 1963, the Bristol Bus Boycott was held to protest the Bristol Omnibus Company's refusal to employ Black or Asian bus crews, drawing national attention to racial discrimination in the United Kingdom.

On this day in 1975 marked the Fall of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ended with the unconditional surrender of the South Vietnamese president.

On this day in 2009, Chrysler filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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