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* On April 13, 1978, opening day at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees give away thousands of Reggie! candy bars to fans, who toss them onto the field after star outfielder Reggie Jackson homers in his first at-bat.

* On April 14, 1912, just before midnight in the North Atlantic, the RMS Titanic fails to divert its course from an iceberg, ruptures its hull, and begins to sink. The Titanic’s hull was divided into 16 presumed watertight compartments, and the ocean liner was considered unsinkable.

* On April 15, 1967, a massive parade to protest Vietnam War policy is h...

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