On this day: April 19

Published On: Apr 17 2013 02:37:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.

OTD April 19 - Tim Curry
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1946: Actor Tim Curry, best known for his roles in movies such as "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," "Annie," "Legend" and "Clue," and the TV miniseries "It," is born in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England.

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