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Calendar for April 14th, 2013

1860s

  • 1865: President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater, Washington, D.C.

  • Born 1866: Anne Sullivan (teacher and mentor to Helen Keller)

  • 1890s

  • 1891: New Jersey passed the first law providing state aid for public roads

  • 1900s

  • 1902: James Cash Penney opened his first store, Kemmerer, Wyoming

  • 1910s

  • 1910: President William Howard Taft threw a pitch to open the baseball season

  • 1912: The world's largest passenger ship, the RMS Titanic, struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic on its maiden voyage

  • 1920s

  • 1921: Judge ruled “aspirin” is generic trademark in U.S.

  • 1930s

  • Born 1935: Loretta Lynn (singer)

  • 1940s

  • Born 1941: Pete Rose (baseball player)

  • 1960s

  • Born 1960: Brad Garrett (actor)

  • 1969: Katharine Hepburn became the first to win three Best Actress Oscars

  • 1969: First major league baseball game in Canada, Expos vs. Cardinals

  • 1970s

  • Born 1973: Adrien Brody (actor)

  • Born 1977: Sarah Michelle Gellar (actress)

  • 1990s

  • Died 1995: Burl Ives (actor & singer)

  • Born 1996: Abigail Breslin (actress)

  • 2000s

  • Died 2002: Buck Baker (race car driver)

  • Died 2007: Don Ho (entertainer)

  • 2008: 51-pound 4-ounce monkfish caught in Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts

  • 2009: Beatle George Harrison received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

  • 2010s

  • 2010: A 7.1-magnitude earthquake devastated China’s Yushu County in the Qinghai Province

  • 2010: A massive fireball shot across the evening sky, visible for about 15 minutes in the Midwest. A sonic boom and lightning were reported.

  • Died 2011: Trevor Bannister (actor)

  • Died 2011: Walter Breuning (retired railroad worker from Montana who was, at the time of his death, the world's oldest man at 114 years old.)


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