On This 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
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