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April 5: This Day That Year

April 5

- 1814 - Netherlands: Bank issues its 1st banknotes.

- 1895 - Oscar Wilde loses libel case against Marquess of Queensberry, who accused him of homosexual practices.

- 1908 - British PM Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns.

- 1923 - Firestone starts producing inflatable tires.

- 1947 - Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, born in San Juan, President of the Philippines (2001-2010).

- 1954 - Elvis Presley records his debut single "That's All Right".

- 1955 - Anthony Eden succeeds Winston Churchill as PM of UK.

- 1962 - Neil Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m.

- 1974 - World Trade Center opens in New York (110 stories).

- 1976 - Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes PM of UK.

- 1992 - Sam Walton, Billionaire CEO of Wal-Mart dies (age 74, March 29, 1918).

- 1994 - Kurt Cobain commits suicide (Age 27, born February 20, 1967) by gun in Seattle, Washington.

- 1997 - Steve Irwin's "The Crocodile Hunter" debuts.

- 2016 - USA: San Francisco becomes the first city to mandate paid parental leave.

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