This Week in History

14 April, 1865: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is shot.

15 April, 1935: The Eastman Kodak Company launches Kodachrome.

16 April, 1889: English actor, director, producer, screenwriter and composer Charlie Chaplin is born.

17 April, 1986: The world's longest war, between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly, ends without a single shot having been fired.

18 April, 1955: German/American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate Albert Einstein dies.

19 April, 1987: The first installment of The Simpsons is aired.

20 April, 1889: Austrian/German politician, Chancellor of Germany, Adolf Hitler is born.