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 - Dudley Moore
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1935: Actor and comedian Dudley Moore, best known for movies such as "Foul Play," "10," "Arthur" (pictured with co-star Liza Minnelli) and "Micki + Maude," is born in London, England. Moore, who was also an accomplished jazz pianist and composer, earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in "Arthur." He died from the terminal degenerative brain disorder progressive supranuclear palsy at the age of 66 on March 27, 2002.

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