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April Fools 2013 OT

So there's no confusion(but then again, maybe there will be) I thought since I was off today and will be glued to the tele starting now, with the FA Cup replay between ManU and Chelsea, I'll slam down a separate thread for today's MLB games. Think of it as a Opening Day GDT for the rest of the league. So much win in some of those matchups.(Kershaw/Cain, whaaaa?!)

Anyways, here's some funny shit that went down today. Try not to laugh at all the misery(with one exception) that took place....

1789 The U.S. House of Representatives held its first full meeting in New York City.
1853 Cincinnati, Ohio, became the first U.S. city to pay its firefighters a regular salary.
1873 Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff was born in Russia.
1918 Britain's Royal Air Force was established.
1933 Nazi Germany began persecuting Jews with a boycott of Jewish-owned businesses.
1960 The first weather satellite, TIROS-1, was launched from Cape Canaveral.
1970 President Richard Nixon signed a measure banning cigarette advertising on radio and TV.
1976 Apple Computer was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne.
1984 Singer Marvin Gaye, 44, was shot to death by his father.
1987 In his first major speech on the epidemic, President Ronald Reagan told doctors in Philadelphia, "We've declared AIDS public health enemy No. 1."
1999 A New Jersey man was arrested and charged with originating the "Melissa" e-mail virus, which infected more than 1 million computers worldwide.
2001 Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic was arrested on corruption charges after a 26-hour armed standoff with police at his Belgrade villa.
2003 American troops rescued Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch from a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, where she had been held prisoner since her unit was ambushed nine days earlier.
2008 The Pentagon made public a legal memo dated March 14, 2003, that approved the use of harsh interrogation techniques against terror suspects.
2009

Benjamin Netanyahu took office as Israel's prime minister for a second time.

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