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On this day: April 1

Published On: Mar 28 2013 11:55:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The ruins of Pompeii are discovered, Apple Computer starts up, Marvin Gaye is shot and killed by his father, and U.S. Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch is rescued from Iraq, all on this day.

OTD April 1 - MC Hammer
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1996: Rapper MC Hammer files for bankruptcy in California, reporting that he has assets of only $1 million and debts totaling at least $10 million.

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