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20th April
Born this day 1893 in Nebraska (his paternal great-grandparents were Welsh) Harold Lloyd, film actor and producer, most famous for his silent...
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19th April
On 19th April 2002, Glyndwr's Way National Trail Path opened, Named in honour of the Welsh nobleman who in 1401 led a revolt against English...
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18th April
    In  April 1093 , Rhys  ap  Tewdwr, the last king of Deheubarth was at the Battle of Brecon. Rhys was the great-great-grandson of Hywel...
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17th April
The Brecon Beacons National Park was established on this day in 1957. The National Park encompasses 519 square miles and covers four main regions,...
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16th April
Today is the feast day of Saint Padarn Saint Padarn Born c.490, was a native of Brittany who settled in Wales as a monk. He founded a...
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15th April
Born this day 1939 in Merthyr, Howard Winstone, MBE, a former world featherweight boxing champion. As a teenager, he lost the tips of three...
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14th April
The act of union between Wales and England received the royal assent of Henry VIII on 14th  April 1536 . The   Act  divided Wales into 13...
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13th April
Born this day 1743 in Shadwell, Virginia (of Welsh descent, he always professed that his family had originally come from Snowdonia) Thomas Jefferson,...
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12th April
  This day 1606 marks the initiation in the creation of the flag of Great Britain (Wales was not represented, as it was regarded as being united to...
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11th April
Llywelyn Fawr died this day 1240. Llywelyn was one of Wales's greatest  rulers,  combining the use of necessary force with diplomacy. He united...
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10th April
On this day 430, the "Alleluia" battle occurred near Mold. The early Christian Church in Britain was under constant threat from invaders such as...
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9th April
Born this day, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson (honorary Welshman). His mother was a Quaker abolitionist, and his father a  former...
 
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