The Only Things That Happened On This day in History

1935 The Works Progress Administration was approved by Congress.

1952 President Harry S. Truman seized the steel industry to avert a nationwide strike.

1974 Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hit his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s record.

1977 The Clash’s self-titled debut album was released in Britain.

1994 Rock singer-musician Kurt Cobain of Nirvana was found dead in Seattle of a self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was 27.


~ by thehalobender on April 8, 2009.

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