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Celebrating the Month of April

1865 - At Appomattox, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders his 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, ending the US Civil War
1940 - Booker T. Washington became the first African American to be depicted on a U.S Postage stamp
1973 - The first portable cell phone call was placed in New York City