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April 29, 1975

On this date the war between Vietnam and the United States ended after 15 years.

April 27, 1521

On this date Filipino natives killed Portuguese explorer Fernando de Magellan’s.

April 26, 1937

On this date during the Spanish Civil War, under the orders of Francisco Franco the German air force bombarded the down of Vasco de Guernica. Several weeks later Picasso began painting his famous mural known as “Guernica.”

April 25, 1863

On this date after the city of Puebla had been besieged by French troupes since March 16 the year before, the Mexican army under General Porfirio Díaz fought the invaders and repelled the French army.

April 22, 2013

On this date the Official Anthem of the State of Sinaloa, words and music by Faustino López Osuna, was introduced before government authorities in a solemn ceremony at the Sinaloa Art Museum in Culiacán.

April 22, 1519

On this date Hernan Cortes founded the Villa Rica de Vera-Cruz.

April 21, 1926

On this date the “Guerra Cristera” war began over the opposing positions between the Catholic church and the Mexican government. The war lasted three years and claimed the lives of 250,000 Mexicans.

April 19, 1965

On this date Mexican inventor of the colour television, Guillermo González Camarena, died.

April 18, 1955

On this date physicist Albert Einstein died in the United States.

April 15, 1865

On this date American President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Lincoln opposed the war against Mexico and helped bring about the emancipation of slaves.

April 13, 2003

On this date the United States admitted it found no chemical weapons in Iraq.

April 12, 1844

On this day Texas, a territory of the province of Coahuila which separated from Mexico to become independent, celebrated a treaty with the United States in which it became a State of the United States of America.

April 6, 1857

On this date the citizens of Caborca and regular forces under Captain Lorenzo Rodríguez defeated the irregular forces of the United Stated called “filbusteros” of Henry A . Crabb after six days of fighting.

April 5, 1683

On this date Father Kino, after exploring the Mar de Cortés, founded the “Provincia de la Santísima Trinidad de las Californias” later known as La Paz.

April 4, 1982

On this date Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands beginning a war with Great Britain during which many young Argentinians lost their lives.