On this day: April 8

Published On: Apr 04 2013 04:16:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Venus de Milo is uncovered, Pablo Picasso dies, Hank Aaron belts a milestone home run, "The Godfather Part II" makes Oscar history, and Somali pirates briefly seize an American vessel, all on this day.

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2014: A day after the University of Connecticut men's basketball team beat Kentucky to win the NCAA tournament, the UConn women's basketball team wins its ninth NCAA crown by beating Notre Dame 79-58. Connecticut is the only school to have won both men's and women's titles in the same year, having also done so in 2004.

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