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5 Fun Facts About April 15 In New Jersey History

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1. In 1947, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority was established on April 15th, with the goal of constructing a modern toll road through the state.

2. On April 15, 1912, the Titanic disaster occurred in the Atlantic Ocean, which claimed the lives of several New Jersey residents who were onboard the ill-fated ship.

3. In 1783, George Washington delivered an address to the officers of the Continental Army at the Fraunces Tavern in New York City on April 15th, which became known as the "farewell address" and marked the end of the Revolutionary War.

4. On April 15, 1945, Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany was liberated by British troops, with many survivors from New Jersey being among the prisoners released.

5. In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died from gunshot wounds inflicted by John Wilkes Booth on April 15th, causing widespread mourning and shock throughout New Jersey and the rest of the nation.
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