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Photographs and video of past and present world events, anniversaries and personalities. Use the calendar as a planning tool — select a date to view archival images and clips handpicked by our editors.


01 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Twilight zone episode eye of the beholder written by rod serling end picture id145714745?s=170x170

    UNS: From The Archives - Enter Serling's Twilight Zone

    32 images

02 April, 2019 (2 events)

  • Soul singer and songwriter marvin gaye at golden west studios in 1973 picture id76016459?s=170x170

    UNS: 2nd April 1939 - Singer Marvin Gaye Born

    24 images
  • British serial killer dennis nilsen escorted in a police van uk 5th picture id1133762710?s=170x170

    UNS: New Finds From The Archive: March Highlights

    100 images

03 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Floral tributes cover the pitch at anfield liverpool during a held picture id107877155?s=170x170

    GBR: From The Archives - The Hillsborough Football Disaster

    77 images

04 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • American actress marilyn monroe photographed in beverly hills at the picture id656799653?s=170x170

    UNS: Marilyn's Final Months: New TV Series Announced

    30 images

05 April, 2019 (2 events)

  • Kurt cobain inspired graffiti under a seattle bridge video id637594550?s=170x170

    UNS: 25 Years Since the Death of Musician Kurt Cobain

    8 clips
  • Portrait of singer and guitarst kurt cobain from american grunge band picture id181944775?s=170x170

    UNS: 5th April 1994 - Musician Kurt Cobain Dies

    22 images

08 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Baseball closeup of atlanta braves hank aaron victorious with 715th picture id452279292?s=170x170

    GA: 8th April 1974 - Hank Aaron's 715th Homerun Breaks Babe Ruth's Record

    22 images

09 April, 2019 (2 events)

  • After being barred from singing in the concert hall of the daughters picture id515166886?s=170x170

    DC: 9th April 1939 - Marian Anderson Performs at the Lincoln Memorial for 75,000 People

    15 images
  • Opera singer marian anderson sings my country tis of thee on the of video id665147223?s=170x170

    UNS: 80 Years Since Marian Anderson Performed at the Lincoln Memorial for 75,000 People

    2 clips

10 April, 2019 (2 events)

  • Ichiro suzuki of the seattle mariners at bat against the los angeles picture id101547658?s=170x170

    UNS: Athletes Hanging 'Em Up In 2019

    15 images
  • The family of photographer alex krueger posing playfully with their picture id1139725111?s=170x170

    UNS: New To The Archive: Wisconsin Historical Society

    100 images

11 April, 2019 (3 events)

  • Idi amin dada was the third president of uganda ruling from 1971 to picture id590676051?s=170x170

    UNS: 11th April 1979 - Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin Forced Into Exile

    14 images
  • Idi amin dies itn england london terry waite towards down street int video id682924970?s=170x170

    UNS: 40 Years Since Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin Was Deposed

    27 clips
  • Lady di lookalikes line up to meet prince charles prince of wales picture id180870791?s=170x170

    UNS: Princess Diana: The Early Years

    50 images

12 April, 2019 (2 events)

  • Italian wins grand prix of europe silverstone england the crack picture id514946420?s=170x170

    UNS: F1's First Ever Grand Prix: From The Archives

    15 images
  • Human mechanics from the stage at the bauhaus 1925 private collection picture id1055034962?s=170x170

    UNS: From The Archives - A Century of Bauhaus Design

    50 images

14 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • 10251962new york author john steinbeck whose novel the grapes of as picture id514694312?s=170x170

    UNS: 14th April 1939 - "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck Is Published

    11 images

15 April, 2019 (6 events)

  • Lone man stops a convoy of tanks during the tiananmen square protests video id450068672?s=170x170

    CHN: 30 Years Since Tiananmen Square Massacre

    50 clips
  • The vampire a chimere similar to a gargoyle on the cathedral of notre picture id2696655?s=170x170

    FRA: In The News: The Historic Beauty Of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    66 images
  • Church cathedral notre dame flying butresses french gothic roman video id150202286?s=170x170

    FRA: In The News: the History and Beauty of Notre Dame de Paris

    19 clips
  • Golf us open tiger woods victorious with trophy at bethpage black ny picture id81374503?s=170x170

    UNS: 15 And Counting - Tiger Woods' Major Championship Wins

    15 images
  • Lone demonstrator stands down a column of tanks june 5 1989 at the picture id1374461?s=170x170

    UNS: 15th April, 1989 - 30 Years Since The Tiananmen Square Protests

    56 images
  • Peruvian president alan garcia perez gives a speech at the of his picture id671112?s=170x170

    UNS: RIP: Names We Lost In April

    20 images

16 April, 2019 (1 event)


17 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Scrubber made from parts found aboard the apollo 13 spacecraft an in picture id576878500?s=170x170

    UNS: 17th April 1970 - Apollo 13 Lands Safely Back On Earth

    25 images

19 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Portrait of rainier iii prince of monaco to princess grace on their picture id117078422?s=170x170

    MCO: 19th April 1956 - The Wedding Of Actress Grace Kelly To Monaco's Prince Rainier III

    20 images

20 April, 2019 (2 events)

  • Columbine high school shooters eric harris and dylan klebold appear picture id3016164?s=170x170

    CO: 20th April 1999 - The Columbine High School Massacre

    50 images
  • Mother of columbine high school student dylan klebold sue klebold an video id922702408?s=170x170

    UNS: 20 Years Since The Columbine High School Massacre

    22 clips

27 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Cheering anc supporters run victoriously down the street with nelson picture id669046?s=170x170

    ZAF: 25 Years Since Nelson Mandela Elected South African President

    18 images

28 April, 2019 (2 events)

  • In this undated still photo an iraqi detainee at abu ghraib prison picture id51038833?s=170x170

    IRQ: 15 Years Since Prisoner Abuse in Abu Ghraib Prison, Iraq by Us Forces Made Public on 60 Minutes

    12 images
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    UNS: 25 Years Since CIA Agent Aldrich Ames Plead Guilty to Spying for the Soviets

    13 images

29 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Comedian jerry seinfeld posing for elle in may 1992 in new york city picture id589731140?s=170x170

    UNS: Happy 65th Birthday Jerry Seinfeld

    20 images

30 April, 2019 (1 event)

  • Japanese emperor akihito waits for the arrival of kazakhstan at picture id81627278?s=170x170

    UNS: Japan's Emperor Akihito Due To Abdicate

    93 images

01 May, 2019 (1 event)

  • Brazilian formula 1 race car driver ayrton senna in his car during a picture id83046159?s=170x170

    ITA: 25 Years Since The Death Of Ayrton Senna

    19 images

04 May, 2019 (3 events)

  • Some of the victims of the air crash in which italian football team picture id89755998?s=170x170

    UNS: (FILE) 70 Years Since The Torino FC Tragedy

    10 images
  • Audrey hepburn at the studio de boulogne during the making of how to picture id644181186?s=170x170

    UNS: (FILE) 90 Years Since The Birth Of Audrey Hepburn

    10 images
  • Newsreel narrated roger bannister circles the track at oxford the video id508659151?s=170x170

    UNS: 90 Years Since The Birth Of Audrey Hepburn

    12 clips