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 - Warren Oates
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1982: Actor Warren Oates, best known for movies such as "The Wild Bunch," "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia," "Two-Lane Blacktop," "Race with the Devil" and "Stripes," dies of heart attack at the age of 53 in Los Angeles, California.

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