This is the first picture taken of the destroyed nuclear reactor in Chernobyl (Chornobyl in Ukrainian), Ukraine. 27th April, 1986.
Taken from a helicopter flying over to assess the damage, the image is foggy because of radiation.
This is 4pm, fourteen hours after the explosion that immediately killed two, and would be directly responsible for the deaths of another twenty-nine people in the days to come.
Children in County Waterford, Ireland dance around a maypole on the 27th of April, 1909.
In this photograph dated the 26th of April, 1988, the massive flagpole is constructed on top of Australia’s new Parliament House in the capital city, Canberra.
The new building was constructed at the time of Australia’s bicentenary, replacing what would become known as Old Parliament House, the white building at the front of the picture.
New Parliament House was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on the 9th of May.
The official opening in 1988.
Read about the Land Rush in Oklahoma that took place on the 22nd of April, 1889 HERE.
Australia’s Old Melbourne Gaol photographed while being taken apart on the 19th of April, 1937.
The gaol is most famous for being the place of the execution of bushranger (highwayman) Ned Kelly in 1880.
The Doolittle Raid, a series of US bomb attacks on Japan, took place on the 18th of April, 1942. Also called the Tokyo Raid, it was seen as retaliation for the Pearl Harbor attack a few months before.