On This Day Weekend April 18, 19, 20
On This Day in history:
1934- The first Laundromat opens in Fort Worth, TX.
1938- The world's first super hero, Superman, appears in the first issue of Action Comics. The cover date was June 1938.
1955- Albert Einstein dies.
1963- Conan O'Brien is born.
1976- Melissa Joan Hart is born.
1775- The American Revolution begins as fighting breaks out in Lexington, MA.
1960- Baseball uniforms begin displaying player's names on their backs.
1968- Ashley Judd is born.
1977- Alex Haley received a special Pulitzer Prize for his book, "Roots."
1986- Prince becomes the 5th songwriter to have two top ten hits at the same time, "Kiss," and "Manic Monday."
1987- Maria Sharapova is born.
1994- A Los Angeles jury awards $3.8 million to Rodney King for violation of his civil rights.
1916- Chicago's Wrigley Field holds its first National League Cubs game. The Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 in 11 innings.
1959- Dolly Parton's first single, "Puppy Love," is released.
1971- Barbra Streisand records, "We've Only Just Begun."
1976- The Rolling Stones album, "Black and Blue," is released.
1993- Shania Twain released her self-titled debut album.
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