Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.
2012: The European Space Agency conducts the first launch of the European Vega rocket from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The four-stage rocket was designed to give Europe a vehicle for scientific satellite missions. The first rocket carried nine scientific satellites into space.
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.