Today in history – April 2, 2018

1513 – Ponce de Leon discovers Florida

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ponce-de-leon-discovers-florida

1805 – Hans Christian Andersen is born

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hans-christian-andersen-is-born

1917 – Wilson asks for declaration of war

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wilson-asks-for-declaration-of-war

1972 Р Charlie Chaplin prepares for return to United States after two decades

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charlie-chaplin-prepares-for-return-to-united-states-after-two-decades

1974 – The Sting sweeps the Oscars and ragtime composer Scott Joplin gets his due

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-sting-sweeps-the-oscars-and-ragtime-composer-scott-joplin-gets-his-due

2005 – Pope John Paul II Dies

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pope-john-paul-ii-dies

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