On This Day


Shaffer Franklin

In this series, I will look at random days of each month to inform readers about important events that occurred on that exact day in years prior.

For this “On This Day” we are taking a look at history on April 5.

1933: The first operation to remove a lung was performed at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

1993: Construction began on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH.

2009: North Korea launched Kwangmyongsong-2 rocket. This led to an emergency United Nations Security Council.