April 6 in history: First modern Olympic games, US enters WWI and more

From the first modern Olympic games to the launch of world's first communication satellite, we've got it all covered.

Let's dive in today's history!

1896

 First modern Olympic games formally opened in Athens, Greece.

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1917

United States officially enters World War I.

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1930

MK Gandhi breaks the British Salt law in Dandi, India.

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1965

NASA launches world's first communication satellite Intelsat I.

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2009

Earthquake kills more than 300 near L'Aquila, Italy.

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