On this day: April 18

Published On: Apr 16 2013 03:57:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 18 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.

OTD April 18 - Eric Roberts
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1956: Actor Eric Roberts, best known for his roles in movies such as "King of the Gypsies," "Star 80," "Runaway Train" and "The Dark Knight," is born in Biloxi, Miss. Roberts is also the brother of actress Julia Roberts and the father of actress Emma Roberts.

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