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April 15, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Measles cases jump 300% in first three months of 2019, according to World Health Organization, largest rise in Africa (700%) with 800 deaths in Madagascar

FranceNotre Dame on Fire

Paris cathedral Notre Dame catches fire, toppling its spire and destroying its roof

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Thirty minutes from collapse, the Notre Dame' towers and belfries were saved
Thirty minutes from collapse, the Notre Dame' towers and belfries were saved
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Deaths in History

  • Owen Kay Garriott, American electrical engineer and NASA astronaut (Skylab 3, STS 9), dies at 88
2019 in History