1066 Battle of Hastings fought – see an animated Bayeux Tapestry here.
1926 Winnie the Pooh first published
2012 Felix Baumgartner jumps from the stratosphere
Svetitskhovloba (Georgian Orthodox Festival of the Life Giving Pillar Church, which holds Jesus’s mantle or tunic)
Nyerere Day (Tanzania – see 26th April)