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On This Day

April 13

Scrabble Day

Vaisakhi Day

1964 Sidney Poitier wins the Oscar for best actor for the film Lilies of the field.

1970 During the flight of Apollo 13 an Oxygen Tank explodes.

1973 Bob Marley and the Wailers release the album Catch a Fire.

1973 Music & ME is released by Michael Jackson

1984 Peter Rose as Montreal Expo hits his 4,000 career hits against Philadelphia Phillies

1997 Mario Lemieux plays his last NHL regular season game, GP 915 G 690 A 1,033 P 1,723

Happy Birthday

1570 Guy Fawkes advocate Rebel

1944 Jack Cassady musician in the band Jefferson Airplane

1946 Al Geen singer

1950 Ron Perlman actor HellBoy, Sons of Anarchy

1951 Max Weinberg musician in the E Street Band

1973 Bokeem Woodbine actor starred in The Sopranos, Battery Park, Fargo, Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G., Spider-Man: Homecoming.

1966 Mac Ford musician in the Band The Black Crows

1988 Allison Williams actress Girls, The Simpsons

1993 Hannah Marks actress Weeds, The Amazing Spider-Man


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