The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

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1912 the British luxury liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland, less than three hours after striking an iceberg

1861 President Abraham Lincoln declared a state of insurrection and called out Union troops three days after the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter

1947 Jackie Robinson became baseball’s first black major league player when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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~ by thehalobender on April 15, 2009.

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