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 - David Hyde Pierce
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1959: Actor David Hyde Pierce, best known the four-time Emmy-winning role of psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the sitcom "Frasier," is born in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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