On this day: April 3

Published On: Mar 29 2013 05:52:36 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 03 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Pony Express begins, outlaw Jesse James is killed, the convicted Lindbergh baby kidnapper dies in the electric chair, the Unabomber is captured, and Iowa legalizes gay marriage, all on this day.

OTD April 3 - Cobie Smulders
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1982: Actress Cobie Smulders, best known for her role on the TV sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," is born Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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