Thu, April 19, 2018 | 22:47

Today is Friday, April 20, the 110th day of 2018. There are 255 days left in the year.

1505 — Jews are expelled from Orange Burgundy by Philibert of Luxembourg

1653 — Cromwell routes English parliament to house

1715 — Nicholas Rowe’s "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London

1770 — Captain Cook arrives in New South Wales

1809 — Napoleon I defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria

1841 — First detective story (Poe’s "Murders in the Rue Morgue") published

1902 — Marie & Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium

1903 — 7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Massachusetts in 2:41:29.8