On this day: April 1

Published On: Mar 28 2013 11:55:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2015 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 - Samuel Alito
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Supreme Court of the United States

1950: Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, who was nominated by President George W. Bush and has served on the court since Jan. 31, 2006, is born in Trenton, New Jersey.

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