Thousands rush to claim land in Oklahoma, the first nationwide Earth Day takes place, Richard Nixon dies, federal agents seize Elián González, and the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sinks while spewing oil, all on this day.
1876: The first game in National League history is played at Philadelphia's Jefferson Street Grounds between the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Red Caps, nee Red Stockings, with Boston winning the game 6-5.
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