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On this Day

April 14

Dolphin Day

1846 The Donner party head west leaving Springfield, IIIinois

1865 The president of The United States Abraham Lincoln is shoot by John Wilkes Booth

1892 Windsor is incorporated as a city

1894 The fist movie theater opens in New York City

1939 The Grapes of Wrath is published written by John Steinbeck

1968 The first NBA game is Played at Madison Square Gardens between New York Knicks and The San Diego clippers

1912 The RMS Titanic hits a Iceberg in the North Atlantic

Happy Birthday

1927 Volvo rolls out it’s first car

1956 The Videotape is first put out

1988 The Soviet Union sign an agreement with the UN to pull out of Afghanistan

1989 Say Anything open in movie Theatres

2008 The film Ironman premiers in Sydney Directed by Jon Favreau Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, & Jeff Bridges

2013 Justin Trudeau is elected leader of the Liberal party of Canada

Happy Birthday

1941 Pete Rose MLB Baseball player

1945 Ritchie Blackmore played in the band Deep Purple

1949 Dave Gibbons comic book writer The Watchmen

1966 David Justice MLB Baseball player

1971 Gregg Zaun MLB baseball player sports caster

1974 Da Brat Rapper

1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar actress The Simpsons, Scooby-Doo, SNL, Cruel Intentions

1980 Win Butler musician in the band Arcade Fire

1996 Abigail Kathleen actress Little Miss Sunshine, Zombieland


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