Video: 'NATO 60th Anniversary: 1949 Footage of the Original Signing Session of the North Atlantic Treaty'
(Monday, April 4, 1949, 4:30 p.m. EST; during the Cold War) — 12 nations, including the United States, signed the North Atlantic Treaty today at the Departmental Auditorium in Washington, D.C., by a committee chaired by U.S. diplomat Theodore Achilles. Continue reading 12 nations sign North Atlantic Treaty in Washington 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 4 1949)
Video: 'The Smothers Brothers - Smothered (2002)' (show cancelled at 1:12:07)
(Friday, April 4, 1969) — The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, an American comedy and variety show television series hosted by the Smothers Brothers, was abruptly canceled today by the Columbia Broadcasting System, which cited the Smothers’ failure to meet the contractual pre-air delivery dates required for local affiliate screening. Continue reading ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’ abruptly cancelled by CBS-TV 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 4 1969)