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1497: Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India. He would ultimately arrive at Calicut, India, on May 20, 1498. The discovery would open up a new trade route for Portugal and marks the beginning of the first wave of global multiculturalism.
The U.S. Air Force begins accepting female recruits, the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack falls from No. 1 after six months, LeBron makes "The Decision," and the last space shuttle mission launches, all on this day.
A 72-year-old man commemorated Good Friday with his 14-foot cross.
Three senior al Qaeda operatives were among 12 suspected militants from the network killed in a drone strike in Yemen on Saturday, three Yemeni Defense Ministry officials told CNN.
The strike, which killed at least 15 people, hit a pickup truck in al...