YMCA Building Is Inaugurated in JerusalemApril 18, 2019
The Jerusalem YMCA, still operational today, is opened by General Edmund Allenby in front of an overflow crowd.
PLO Militant Khalil al-Wazir Is Killed in His Home in TunisApril 16, 2019
PLO leader Khalil al-Wazir, the architect of a number notorious terrorist attacks against Israelis, is killed by Israeli Special Forces in his home in Tunis.
Israeli Olympian Yossef Romano Is Born in LibyaApril 15, 2019
Weightlifter Yossef Romano, one of the eleven Israeli athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics, is born in Benghazi, Libya.
David Elazar DiesApril 14, 2019
David Elazar, who served as Chief of Staff of the IDF in the early 1970s, passes away at the age of fifty following a heart attack.
Hadassah Medical Convoy Massacre Takes PlaceApril 13, 2019
Arab forces ambush a medical convoy en route to Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus, Jerusalem. Seventy-nine people, mostly doctors and nurses are killed in the attack.
Egged Bus 300 Kidnapping and Hostage Affair Takes PlaceApril 12, 2019
Egged bus 300 traveling from Tel Aviv to Ashkelon is attacked by four Palestinian terrorists. They take the forty passengers hostage.
Adolf Eichmann Trial Begins in JerusalemApril 11, 2019
The trial of Adolf Eichmann, architect of the Nazi Final Solution, begins in front of a special panel of three judges at the Beit Ha’am community center in Jerusalem.
NATO Holds First International Workshop in IsraelApril 10, 2019
Forty-nine participants from eleven countries gather in Haifa for a five-day NATO conference on mass-casualty medical preparedness. The conference is NATO’s first ever event held in Israel.
Yitzhak Navon Is BornApril 9, 2019
Yitzhak Navon, Israel’s fifth President, is born in Jerusalem.
Israel Hosts First International Dance Sport Competition in AshdodApril 8, 2019
More than 3,000 spectators attend the Ten-Dance European Cup, the first international dance sports competition to be held in Israel.
Former Israeli Supreme Court Justice Shoshana Netanyahu Is Born in Danzig, PolandApril 6, 2019
Retired Israeli Supreme Court Justice Shoshana Netanyahu, the second woman to serve on Israel’s highest court, is born in the free city of Danzig (Gdnask, Poland).
Richard Crossman DiesApril 5, 2019
Richard Crossman, who supported Zionist efforts while serving on the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry, passes away at his home in England from liver cancer.