April 2, 2015 in History


A 37-year-old man from South Carolina is rescued 500 miles from home after 66 days lost at sea; Louis Jordan had been in an antique 35-foot sailboat fishing in the open sea when the boat capsized in a storm, and he survived on fish and rainwater

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1982 Argentina seizes Malvinas, also known as the Falkland Islands
1978 Velcro was 1st put on the market
1935 Sir Watson-Watt patents RADAR
1921 Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new theory of relativity
1877 1st Easter egg roll held on White House lawn
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