Daily Archives: April 30, 2011

Today In History: Fall Of Saigon (1975)


Fall of Saigon (1975)

On April 30, 1975, Saigon, the largest city in Vietnam and the capital of South Vietnam, was captured by the National Liberation Front and the People’s Army of Vietnam. The event marked the end of the Vietnam War (1955-1975) and the reunification of Vietnam under communist rule. The city lost its status as the country’s capital and was renamed after what Vietnamese Marxist revolutionary leader and late president of North Vietnam? More… Discuss

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Quotation Of The Day: April 30, 2011


Life wouldn’t be worth living if I worried over the future as well as the present.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) Discuss