April 21, 753BC – Traditional date for the founding of Rome by Romulus

April 21, 753BC – Traditional date for the founding of Rome by Romulus

According to legend, on April 21, 753 B.C., Romulus and his twin brother Remus found Rome on the site where the twins were suckled by a she-wolf as orphaned infants.

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April 21, 1989 – Chinese students begin protests at Tiananmen Square

April 21, 1989 – Chinese students begin protests at Tiananmen Square

Six days after the death of Hu Yaobang, the deposed reform-minded leader of the Chinese Communist Party, some 100,000 students gather at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to commemorate Hu and voice their discontent with China’s authoritative communist government.

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