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"Silent Night" is first performed, the Library of Congress burns, NORAD begins tracking Santa, and man orbits the Moon for the first time, all on this day.
1524: Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer who in 1498 became the first European to reach India by sea, dies of malaria in Cochin, India.
Have you ever wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix? Now is your chance! April is International Guitar Month. Let's celebrate by learning new chords, playing our virtual guitar and getting some musical inspiration.