1865 -- President Lincoln is pronounced dead at 7:22 A.M. from gunshot wound from 
                     previous night

1912 -- Cruise Ship "The Titanic" sinks after striking ice berg in the Atlantic 

1947 -- Jackie Robinson breaks "The Color Barrier" by becoming the first African-American in
              Major League Baseball 

2013 -- The bombing at the Boston Marathon; many casualties suffered 

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