Today in History Historical Events for 20th April 2018 <p><b><a href="">1914</a></b> - US President W Wilson, having dispatched more naval ships to Mexico, asks a joint session of Congress to approve armed force if necessary; Congress approves<br> <b><a href="">1941</a></b> - Dodgers start to wear liners in their caps<br> <b><a href="">1944</a></b> - Dutch Communist Party resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death<br> <b><a href="">1950</a></b> - Balt's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League<br> <b><a href="">1953</a></b> - 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51<br> <b><a href="">1968</a></b> - Pierre Trudeau sworn in as Canada's 15th Prime Minister<br> <b><a href="">1985</a></b> - ATF raid on The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord compound in northern Arkansas<br> <b><a href="">1988</a></b> - US accuses Renamo of killing 100,000 Mozambiquians<br> <b><a href="">1992</a></b> - Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner<br> <b><a href="">2015</a></b> - 119th Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa Benti of Ethiopia 1st man in 2:09:17 and Caroline Rotich of Kenya 1st woman in 2:24:55</p> <p><a href="">More Historical Events &raquo;</a></p><img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:03:02 Z 2018-04-20 04:03 +00:00 2018-04-19 23:03 -05:00