Daily Archives: April 7, 2016

The Beatles begin recording ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’ 50 years ago this hour (Apr 7 1966)

Video: 'The Beatles - Got to Get You into My Life (Anthology 2 Disc 1)' (take 5)

(Thursday, April 7, 1966, 8:15 p.m.-1:30 a.m. BST) — The English rock band The Beatles resumed production their seventh studio album Revolver this evening at EMI Studio 3 in London, recording the first five takes of Paul McCartney’s “Got to Get You into My Life.”

H-bomb recovered intact after 80 days off the coast of Spain 50 years ago today (Apr 7 1966)

Video: '1966 Palomares B-52 crash'

(Thursday, April 7, 1966; during the Cold War) — After an 80-day operation, the U.S. Navy today finally recovered the hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea following a B-52 crash.

After being raised from the sea by a winch, the bomb was loaded onto the rescue ship USS Petrel for shipment back to the United States.

U.S. Vice President William R. King born 230 years ago today (Apr 7 1786)

Video: ‘William R. King Top # 5 Facts’

(Friday, April 7, 1786)William R. King, the 13th Vice President of the United States, was born today in Sampson County, North Carolina.

The future U.S. Senator from Alabama would briefly serve as vice president under President Franklin Pierce, a Democrat, from March 4, 1853 until his death of tuberculosis only 45 days later.