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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 - MLB in California
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1958: The first Major League Baseball game on the West Coast takes place, with the newly relocated San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers squaring off at Seals Stadium in San Francisco. The former New York Giants beat the former Brooklyn Dodgers 8-0.

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