Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, originally commemorated by both countries on 25 April every year to honour the members of theAustralian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empireduring World War I. It now more broadly commemorates all those who served and died in military operations for their countries. Anzac Day is also observed in the Cook Islands, Niue,Pitcairn, and Tonga.
1918 US jazz and popular singer Ella Fitzgerald was born.
1939 American actor Al Pacino, of 'Godfather' stardom, was born.