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posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 09:50 AM
This randomly came across my thoughts as I was perusing some forums & talking about some very recent developments on the global stage.

Over modern history, the date April 20th or the dates around/ close to it seem to have some interesting events noted. Not that any other days of the year have any less value to add to history.

As we approach it - here is a list to ponder.

This is an edited list from Wikipedia for April 20th. Apparently exactly 70 years ago to the day (1945), it was a very busy day for many people. Hopefully things will be different this time around.

1453 – The last naval battle in Byzantine history occurs, as three Genoese galleys escorting a Byzantine transport fight their way through the huge Ottoman blockade fleet and into the Golden Horn.
1534 – Jacques Cartier begins the voyage during which he discovers Canada and Labrador.
1535 – The Sun dog phenomenon observed over Stockholm and depicted in the famous painting Vädersolstavlan.
1653 – Oliver Cromwell dissolves the Rump Parliament.
1657 – Admiral Robert Blake destroys a Spanish silver fleet under heavy fire at the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
1657 – Freedom of religion is granted to the Jews of New Amsterdam (later New York City).
1689 – The former king, James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
1752 – Start of Konbaung–Hanthawaddy War, a new phase in the Burmese Civil War (1740–57)
1770 – The Georgian king, Erekle II, abandoned by his Russian ally Count Totleben, wins a victory over Ottoman forces at Aspindza.
1775 – American Revolutionary War: the Siege of Boston begins, following the battles at Lexington and Concord.
1789 – President George Washington arrives in Philadelphia after his inauguration to elaborate welcome at Gray's Ferry just after noon first inauguration of George Washington
1792 – France declares war against the "King of Hungary and Bohemia", the beginning of French Revolutionary Wars.
1800 – The Septinsular Republic is established.
1810 – The Governor of Caracas declares independence from Spain.
1818 – The case of Ashford v Thornton ends, with Abraham Thornton allowed to go free rather than face a retrial for murder, after his demand for trial by battle is upheld.
1828 – René Caillié becomes the first non-Muslim to enter Timbouctou.
1836 – U.S. Congress passes an act creating the Wisconsin Territory.
1861 – American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.
1862 – Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard complete the experiment falsifying the theory of spontaneous generation.
1865 – Astronomer Pietro Angelo Secchi demonstrates the Secchi disk, which measures water clarity, aboard Pope Pius IX's yacht, the L'Immaculata Concezion.
1871 – The Civil Rights Act of 1871 becomes law.
1876 – The April Uprising, a key point in modern Bulgarian history, leading to the Russo-Turkish War and the liberation of Bulgaria from domination as an independent part of the Ottoman Empire.
1884 – Pope Leo XIII publishes the encyclical Humanum genus.
1902 – Pierre and Marie Curie refine radium chloride.
1908 – Opening day of competition in the New South Wales Rugby League.
1912 – Opening day for baseball's Tiger Stadium in Detroit, Michigan, and Fenway Park in Boston.
1914 – Nineteen men, women, and children die in the Ludlow Massacre during a Colorado coal-miner's strike.
1916 – The Chicago Cubs play their first game at Weeghman Park (currently Wrigley Field), defeating the Cincinnati Reds 7–6 in 11 innings.
1918 – Manfred von Richthofen, a.k.a. The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims, his final victories before his death the following day.
1922 – The Soviet government creates South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within Georgian SSR.
1926 – Western Electric and Warner Bros. announce Vitaphone, a process to add sound to film.
1939 – Adolf Hitler's 50th birthday is celebrated as a national holiday in Nazi Germany.
1939 – Billie Holiday records the first civil rights song "Strange Fruit".
1945 – World War II: US troops capture Leipzig, Germany, only to later cede the city to the Soviet Union.
1945 – World War II: Führerbunker: Adolf Hitler makes his last trip to the surface to award Iron Crosses to boy soldiers of the Hitler Youth.
1945 – Twenty Jewish children used in medical experiments at Neuengamme are killed in the basement of the Bullenhuser Damm school.
1946 – The League of Nations officially dissolves, giving most of its power to the United Nations.
1951 – Dan Gavriliu performs the first surgical replacement of a human organ.
1961 – Failure of the Bay of Pigs Invasion of US-backed Cuban exiles against Cuba.
1964 – BBC Two launches with a power cut because of the fire at Battersea Power Station.
1968 – English politician Enoch Powell makes his controversial Rivers of Blood speech.
1972 – Apollo 16, commanded by John Young, lands on the moon.
1978 – Korean Air Lines Flight 902 is shot down by the Soviet Union.
1980 – Climax of Berber Spring in Algeria as hundreds of Berber political activists are arrested.
1984 – The Good Friday Massacre, an extremely violent ice hockey playoff game, is played in Montreal, Canada.
1985 – The ATF raids The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord compound in northern Arkansas.
1986 – Pianist Vladimir Horowitz performs in his native Russia for the first time in 61 years.
1998 – German terrorist group the Red Army Faction announces their dissolution after 28 years.
1999 – Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and injured 21 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.
2007 – Johnson Space Center shooting: William Phillips with a handgun barricades himself in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.
2008 – Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.
2010 – The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an oil spill that would last six months.
2012 – 127 people are killed when a plane crashes in a residential area near the Benazir Bhutto International Airport near Islamabad, Pakistan.
2013 – A 6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes Lushan County, Ya'an, in China's Sichuan province, killing more than 150 people and injuring thousands.

April 19 - 1993 - The 51-day FBI siege of the Branch Davidian building outside Waco, Texas, USA, ends when a fire breaks out. Eighty-one people die.
April 19 - 1995 – Oklahoma City bombing: The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, is bombed, killing 168.
April 19 - 2013 – Boston Marathon bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is killed in a shootout with police. His brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is captured while hidi
April 21 - 2010 – The controversial Kharkiv Pact (Russian Ukrainian Naval Base for Gas Treaty) is signed in Kharkiv, Ukraine, by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Dimitry Medvedev; it will be unilaterally terminated by Russia on March 31, 2014.

So what do you predict will happen ATS, if anything?

[Mod Edit - Please do NOT copy/pasta from other sources, without the proper tags/links. ]
edit on 3/25/2015 by tothetenthpower because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 09:52 AM
You could probably pick nearly any date and find tons of stuff that happened on that date when you're looking back hundreds of years.

My prediction is some stoners will get stoned.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 09:58 AM
a reply to: Pimpish

Well said!

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:06 AM
The newspaper publishes a list of "on this date in history" for every day of the year... in case you didn't know that...

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:10 AM
a reply to: AutumnWitch657

Yup, thanks. I'm just having some fun here. This is in the predictions and prophecy forum. AND on ATS...

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:28 AM
a reply to: Sparkymedic

Being that it's 4/20, for me nothing historical is going to happen.

Except maybe breaking the record for..oh never mind
edit on 25-3-2015 by threeeyesopen because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:28 AM
a reply to: Pimpish
Your prediction is 100% accurate.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:35 AM
a reply to: Sparkymedic

April 20th means a lot to me, but it has nothing to do with those events or any predictions.

So what do you predict will happen ATS, if anything?

Food sales will spike throughout the day.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:42 AM
a reply to: Sparkymedic

Cool. Have at it lol.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:54 AM
a reply to: Sparkymedic

Well it will be my first daughter's tenth birthday so I will likely celebrate that, seeing as how I will finally get to see her and my other two daughters and son for the first time in over five years. That's gonna be awesome. Plus once those celebrations are finished I have other April 20th festivities to which I must needs attend.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 11:16 AM
In this age, as much turmoil as is going around the world, anything can really be expected (from strange weather to conflict overseas) Unfortunately, that's what is expected this day in age. Events are occurring on an everyday basis as they have been for years.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 11:20 AM
a reply to: CagliostroTheGreat

There are so many people that would love to have this a a birthday.

My predictions are the same as those posts above. 4/20 means something entirely different to many people in the U.S.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 11:35 AM
a reply to: Sparkymedic

I get the feeling that 4/20/2015 might be a bad day for Christians. Im watching 3/30, 4/6, 4/16, 4/20, and 4/27 for possible waves of the persecution of Christians. Dont know where or how.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 12:46 PM

originally posted by: Iamthatbish
a reply to: CagliostroTheGreat

There are so many people that would love to have this a a birthday.

My predictions are the same as those posts above. 4/20 means something entirely different to many people in the U.S.

I know what it means to us here in the US, and have made many unproductful google searches to find other meanings for it. So I ask you, what is it's entirely different meaning? From what I remember the Hitler's birthday belief isn't even true.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 01:32 PM
Its meaning certainly isn' t on the list in this day in history.

a reply to: MasterOfTheDamned

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 01:33 PM
a reply to: MasterOfTheDamned

Incorrect. April 20th is Hitler's birthday. Infact he made it a national holiday in Germany in 1939 when he celebrated his 50th birthday. What a nice guy!

From what i understand the relation of 4/20 and marijuana stems from the SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT CODES: 420 is a Juvenile Disturbance Radio codes.

Also, Apparently in the occult April 19th-May 1 is viewed as a time of ritualistic blood sacrifice (hence me pointing out war and death). The Occult Calander - special dates
edit on thppmWed, 25 Mar 2015 13:34:47 -0500k1503America/Chicago2534 by Sparkymedic because: (no reason given)

Also, consider that April 20th is the 110th day of the year (111th if it's a leap year)

I find those numbers to be interesting as well.
edit on thppmWed, 25 Mar 2015 13:38:58 -0500k1503America/Chicago2538 by Sparkymedic because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 01:37 PM
a reply to: Sparkymedic

It has to do with students gathering at 4:20 pm to find a lost marijuana crop.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 01:41 PM
a reply to: Krazysh0t

Neato! Thanks.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 04:09 PM
I predict that people are gonna smoke pot. The word "dude" will be used liberally while people laugh hysterically at things that are only slightly funny. And mass quantities will be consumed.

At least that's what I'll be doing
Ok, I probably won't actually say the word "dude" like when I was younger. I just added that for stereotypical humor. But I just may very well say it, there's no telling what I might decide to say. That's the nature of the beast, spontaneity...
edit on 3/25/2015 by 3n19m470 because: (no reason given)

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