American Revolution
General Sir Henry Clinton is born, 1738

Automotive
Arthur Chevrolet commits suicide, 1946

Civil War
Union ships pass Vicksburg, 1863

Cold War
Bernard Baruch coins the term "Cold War", 1947

Crime
Massacre at Virginia Tech leaves 32 dead, 2007
Disaster

Fertilizer explosion kills 581 in Texas, 1947


General Interest
Lenin returns, 1917


Texas City explodes, 1947


Apollo 16 departs for moon, 1972

Hollywood
Charlie Chaplin born, 1889

Literary
Kingsley Amis is born, 1922

Music
David Soul, of Starsky & Hutch, has the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts, 1977

Old West
Bat Masterson's last shootout, 1881

Presidential
Washington leaves Mt. Vernon for his inauguration, 1789

Sports
Bob Feller throws no-hitter, 1940


Vietnam War
Johnson arrives in Honolulu, 1968

United States resumes bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong, 1972

World War I
Lenin returns to Russia from exile, 1917

World War II
Frederick William Winterbotham, one of Britain's top code breakers, is born, 1897
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history