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.

OTD April 8 - John Havlicek
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1940: Basketball Hall of Famer John Havlicek, who won eight NBA titles in his 16 seasons with the Boston Celtics, is born in Martins Ferry, Ohio. The 13-time NBA All-Star also won NBA Finals MVP honors in 1974 was part of Ohio State's 1960 national championship team. He retired in 1978 as the Boston Celtics all-time leading scorer, a record he still holds today.

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