24 April 1953
Prime Minister was knighted in a ceremony by Queen Elizabeth
In 1953 Winston Churchill was invested as Knight of the Garter, becoming Sir Winston Churchill.
April 23 2014
England celebrates Saint George's day!
Today, the country celebrates the National Day of England and the feast day of Saint George.
April 22 2014
Today is Earth Day 2014.
First celebrated in on April 22 1970, Earth Day was created by Gaylord Nelson, a US Senator from Wisconsin. After witnessing an oil spill in California, Nelson had hoped that his movement would cause people to think about air pollution and force environmental protection onto the political agenda.
Coordinated by the nonprofit Earth Day Network, this day is now observed in around 192 countries, with activities going on around the world.
The official theme of Earth Day 2014 is Green Cities. The Green Cities campaign is focused on helping cities around the world become more sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint - check out the official video below!
21 April 1977
Annie makes it's Broadway debut!
Annie has become a musical theatre institution with famous songs such as 'Hard knock Life', 'Tomorrow' and 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile'.
20 April 2014
April 18 2014
Melissa Joan Hart turns 38
Melissa Joan Hart was a pivotal character in many of our childhoods, starring in the popular TV series' Clarissa Explains it All and Sabrina The Teenage Witch.
April 17 1970
Apollo 13 landed after it's turbulant 6 day mission
After it's April 11 launch from The Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, Apollo 13 landed back on Earth.
April 16 1964
The Rolling Stones release their self titled album
April 16 saw the start of an incredible career with the first self-titled album by The Rolling Stones being released in the UK.
April 15 2014
Maisie Williams turns 17
Bristol born actress and star of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones celebrates her 17th birthday today!
April 14 2014
Sarah Michelle Gellar turns 37
The Hollywood actress is predominantly known for her leading role in the hit TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer throughout the 1990s,