1. 1603: Queen Elizabeth I of England died after a 44-year reign. She was succeeded by James VI of Scotland, who became James I of England.

2. 1882: German scientist Robert Koch announced the discovery of the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis (TB), Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

3. 1958: Elvis Presley was inducted into the U.S. Army at the Memphis Draft Board.

4. 1976: The military junta took power in Argentina, beginning the period known as the National Reorganization Process.

5. 1989: The Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska, spilling over 11 million gallons of oil into the sea, causing one of the most devastating environmental disasters in history.

6. 1998: A tornado outbreak swept through the southeastern United States, killing 39 people and injuring hundreds more.

7. 1999: NATO launched airstrikes against Yugoslavia, marking the start of the Kosovo War.

8. 2008: Bhutan officially became a democracy, with its first parliamentary elections.

9. 2015: A Germanwings plane, Flight 9525, crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. Investigations later revealed that the co-pilot deliberately crashed the plane.

10. 2019: The European Union agreed to delay Brexit until May 22 if the British Parliament approved Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, otherwise, the UK would leave without a deal on April 12.