April 7th, this day in history.

This day in history.

1922

The Teapot Dome scandal had its beginnings as Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall signed a secret deal leasing U.S. Navy petroleum reserves in Wyoming and California to oilmen Harry F. Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny, in exchange for cash gifts.

1962

About 1,200 Cuban exiles were convicted of treason for their roles in the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.

1966

The U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea off Spain following a B-52 crash.

1984

The Census Bureau reported L.A. had replaced Chicago as the nation’s “second city” in terms of population.

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  • Posted On: 4/7/2021 7:37:07 AM
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