April 7th, this day in history.
This day in history.
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.
About 1,200 Cuban exiles were convicted of treason for their roles in the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.
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.
The Census Bureau reported L.A. had replaced Chicago as the nation’s “second city” in terms of population.
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