On this day: April 15

Published On: Apr 11 2013 05:22:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 15 2016 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 - Joey Ramone
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2001: Punk music singer-songwriter Joey Ramone, best known as the lead singer of the punk rock band the Ramones, dies of lymphoma at the age of 49 in New York City. Later in the year, he would be elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Ramones. He's seen here on the cover of "Don't Worry About Me," his first solo album, which was released posthumously in 2002.

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