April 6th, this day in history

What happened on this day in history, April 6th.

1909

American explorers Robert E. Peary and Matthew A. Henson and four Inuits became the first men to reach the North Pole.

1954

Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., responding to CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow’s broadside against him on “See It Now,” said in remarks filmed for the program that Murrow had, in the past, “engaged in propaganda for Communist causes.”

1985

William J. Schroeder became the first artificial heart recipient to be discharged from a hospital.

1974

Swedish pop group ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest held in Brighton, England, performing the song “Waterloo.”

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