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4 year old Renata Ronol and 6 year old cowboy, Francis Bradford wish Glen Campbell a happy birthday outside the Hilton Hotel in London. April 23, 1970
Photo: Central Press/Getty

4 year old Renata Ronol and 6 year old cowboy, Francis Bradford wish Glen Campbell a happy birthday outside the Hilton Hotel in London. April 23, 1970

Photo: Central Press/Getty

Peter Anthony models a terylene suit, London, 21st April 1959.
Photo: Terence Donovan/Mather & Crowther Advertising 

Peter Anthony models a terylene suit, London, 21st April 1959.

Photo: Terence Donovan/Mather & Crowther Advertising 

April 21. 1918: Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the notorious German flying ace known as the Red Baron, is shot down and killed above the Somme River in France.  
The Red Baron downed 80 enemy aircraft and went down in history as one of the greatest heroes to emerge from WWI on either side of the conflict. He was 25 years old at the time of his death.
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/red-baron-killed
Photo: Underwood Archives/Getty

April 21. 1918: Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the notorious German flying ace known as the Red Baron, is shot down and killed above the Somme River in France.  

The Red Baron downed 80 enemy aircraft and went down in history as one of the greatest heroes to emerge from WWI on either side of the conflict. He was 25 years old at the time of his death.

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/red-baron-killed

Photo: Underwood Archives/Getty

April 19, 1971: Charles Manson is sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit the Tate/LaBianca murders. Manson’s sentence was later commuted to life imprisonment.
Photo: March 1971 Bettmann/Corbis

April 19, 1971: Charles Manson is sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit the Tate/LaBianca murders. Manson’s sentence was later commuted to life imprisonment.

Photo: March 1971 Bettmann/Corbis

Advertisement for Buick Roadmaster with “genuine leather”, published in American Magazine April 1956
Photo: APIC

Advertisement for Buick Roadmaster with “genuine leather”, published in American Magazine April 1956

Photo: APIC

April 18, 1956: American actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier of Monaco.
Photo: Princess Grace in her wedding dress, a gift from the MGM studio,  designed by Academy Award Winning Costumer Helen Rose. (Wikipedia)

April 18, 1956: American actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier of Monaco.

Photo: Princess Grace in her wedding dress, a gift from the MGM studio,  designed by Academy Award Winning Costumer Helen Rose. (Wikipedia)

Elizabeth Taylor winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Butterfield 8.
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, April 17, 1961. 
Photo: Ralph Crane/Time & Life Pictures

Elizabeth Taylor winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Butterfield 8.

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, April 17, 1961. 

Photo: Ralph Crane/Time & Life Pictures

April 17, 1945: US 9th Army captures the town of Gardelegen in Germany and discovers burning corpses on the floor of a warehouse after SS guards tried to incinerate 500-1,000 prisoners to keep them out of Allied hands. 
Photo: William Vandivert/Time & Life Pictures

April 17, 1945: US 9th Army captures the town of Gardelegen in Germany and discovers burning corpses on the floor of a warehouse after SS guards tried to incinerate 500-1,000 prisoners to keep them out of Allied hands. 

Photo: William Vandivert/Time & Life Pictures