This Week in History

7 April, 1948: The World Health Organisation is established.

8 April, 1938: Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, is born.

9 April, 2005: Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles.

10 April, 1970: The Beatles break up, as Paul McCartney leaves the band.

11 April, 2006: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has enriched uranium.

12 April, 1861: The American Civil War begins.

13 April, 1960: The world's first satellite navigation system is launched.