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 - Cak Ripken
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2000: Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles becomes the 24th major-league player to reach 3,000 hits, hitting a single off Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Hector Carrasco in Minneapolis, Minn.

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