On this day: April 1

Published On: Mar 28 2013 11:55:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2016 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 - Apple Computer
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1976: Apple Computer is formed by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. Pictured is the Apple I, the company's first computer, which was designed and hand-built by Wozniak.

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