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On This Day

April 1

April Fools Day

1876 The first opening day National League baseball game is played between Boston beating Philadelphia 6 - 5

1924 The Royal Canadian Air Force is established

1960 The first DR. Martens are boots are sold in shoe stores

1963 The TV show General Hospital debuts

1976 Apple Computers is founded by Steve Jobs & Stephen Wozniak

1990 Ultimate Warrior pins Hulk Hogan for WWF world championship at Wrestlemaina VI in Skydome in Toronto

1992 The NHLPA goes on strike

1994 The film Fresh premiers at the New York New Directors and New Films Festival directed by Boaz Yakin Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Nelson & Giancarlo Esposito

2004 You’ve got mail on gmail.

Happy Birthday

1932 Debbie Reynolds actress is in Family Guy, Love Boat, The Debbie Reynolds show, How The West Was Won, Singin' in the Rain

1939 Rudolph Isley of the band Isley Brothers

1948 Jimmy Cliff reggae PIONEER

1949 Gil Scott-Heron singer author

1964 Scott Stevens NHL defenceman 3 x Stanley Cup Camp

1971 Method Man of the WU-TANG CLAN and actor in How High, Soul Plane

1980 Randy Orton WWE Superstar 4 x World Heavyweight Championship, 9 x WWE Championship, Royal Rumble winner 2017 & 2009, Triple Crown Champion, Grand Slam Champion

1981 Aimee Chan model

1986 KId Ink Rapper

1987 Kayla Collins model Playboy Playmate

1994 Ella Eyre pop star

1996 Savannah Latimer dancer