• Hey Day began as "Moving-Up Day" in 1916. It is the day when juniors are proclaimed to be seniors. Slated for April 20th this year, hundreds of Penn juniors plan to continue the tradition of sporting red T-shirts, canes and plastic foam hats as they picnic and then walk to College Hall for the declaration.
  • 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing
  • 1999 Columbine High School Massacre
  • 1689 : Siege of Londonderry begins
  • 1871 : Ku Klux Act passed by Congress
  • 1902 : Curies isolate radium
  • 1777: New York adopts state constitution
  • 1931 : First woman appointed to auto board
  • 1861 : Lee resigns from U.S. Army
  • 1978 : Korean Air Lines jet forced down over Soviet Union
  • 1906 : San Francisco firefighters halt massive blaze
  • 1896 : First Vitascope show (flim slide)
  • 1841 : First detective story is published
  • 1898 : McKinley asks for declaration of war with Spain
  • 1970 : Nixon announces more troop withdrawals
  • 1945 : Operation Corncob is launched while Hitler celebrates his birthday
  • National Marijuana Day




Famous Birthday Days:





  • Luther Vandross (Aladin " I can show you the world."
  • Carmen Electra (yes the hot one)
  • Maricus Aurelius ( the old guy in gladiator)
  • Adolf Hitlar (that SOB you all know)
  • Napolean Bonaparte III (he is french)

  • Benny Hill (died)