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On this day: April 15

Published On: Apr 11 2013 05:22:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 15 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

President Abraham Lincoln dies, the "unsinkable" Titanic sinks, Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier, George C. Scott rebuffs the Academy Awards, and bombs explode at the Boston Marathon, all on this day.

OTD April 15 - Greta Garbo
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1990: Swedish actress Greta Garbo, best known for movies such as "Ninotchka," "Anna Christie," "Anna Karenina" and "Grand Hotel," dies of pneumonia and renal failure at the age of 84 in New York City. Garbo, an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods, was nominated for three Academy Awards during her career.

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