Today in History: April 20

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First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton smiles while speaking about health care reform before the Communication Workers of America, April 20, 1994, in Washington. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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From left, Rachel Ruth, Rhianna Cheek and Mandi Annibel, all 16-year-old sophomores at Heritage High School in Littleton, Colo., console each other during a vigil service in Denver's Civic Center Park late Wednesday, April 21, 1999, to honor the victims of the shooting spree in Columbine High School in the southwest Denver suburb of Littleton on Tuesday, April 20, 1999. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)

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University of Miami's Ray Lewis is hugged by his grandmother Elease while speaking with his new team the Baltimore Ravens after being drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft Saturday April 20, 1996 in Miami, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Boan)

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Actor Tony Danza cuts a birthday cake at Planet Hollywood in Atlantic City, N.J., Saturday, April 20, 1996, to mark not only his birthday which is Sunday but also Atlantic City's Planet Hollywood which opened on the Boardwalk one year ago. Danza is also appearing on stage at Resorts International this week-end. (AP Photo/William Borrelli)

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Argentine soccer ace Diego Armando Maradona, whose 15-month suspension from professional soccer was upheld Saturday is surrounded by fans in Buenos Aires on Friday, April 20, 1991 as he made hit debut in an amateur indoor soccer league. Maradonna was suspended from international play when he tested positive for cocaine use. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

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On the day following the deadly bomb explosion in Oklahoma City, Okla., the American flag flies alone and at half-staff in New York's Rockefeller Plaza, where flags of all nations are flown, on Thursday, April 20, 1995. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Rock singers David Bowie and Annie Lennox perform a duet at Wembley Stadium in London, April 20, 1992, during a concert in memory of Freddie Mercury, who died last year of AIDS. At least 72,000 fans attended the concert. (AP Photo/Gillian Allen)

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Singing star Janet Jackson waves to fans as she unveils her star on the "Hollywood walk of Fame" Friday, April 20, 1990 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Prof. Marshall W. Jennison of Massachusetts institute of technology, took this high-speed photograph of the spasm which sprays droplets from mouth and nose at "muscle" velocities of up to 150 feet per second. Most of the moisture drops quickly evaporate, leaving thousands of germ-laden particles in the air. Prof. Jennison is studying the relation of the sneeze to spread of respiratory diseases. Photo shows backlighting highlights the thousands of tiny droplets, April 20, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Barney Ewell, Penn State's great track star, has collected enough trophies to fill a case all by him self. Here he is with a few of his prizes on April 20, 1942 ib State College. Current claimant to the title of "Fastest Human," Ewell now holds the I.C.A.A. outdoors titles in the 100 and 220 yard dashes and broad jump, the I.C.A.A. indoors broard jump and the National A.A.U. 60 yard dash titles, and is National Collegiate outdoor 100 and 220 yard dash and National A.A.U. outdoors 100 meter champion. All told, he has won 14 outdoors and four indoor titles in three and one-half years of college and A.A.U. competition. (AP Photo)

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A 76-year-old Chinese pauses before Peking's famed Bai Yun Guan Taoist temple Friday, April 20, 1984 a day spent by this elderly gentleman in a relaxing perusal of the famed landmank. Only recently reopened to the public, the centuries-old sanctuary is not far from the guest house where another septuagenarian, U.S. President Ronald Reagan, will stay when he visits China starting April 26, 1984. (AP Photo/Neal Ulevich)

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Singer Lena Horne is shown at rehearsal for her upcoming Broadway show, "Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music," in New York City, April 20, 1981. (AP Photo/Rene Perez)

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A Cuban soldier stands by a refugee ship at the small port of Mariel, Cuba on April 23, 1980, as the refugees aboard wait to sail for U.S., where they hope to start new lives. Cuban President Fidel Castro has agreed to let the Cubans leave the communist island aboard boats that will take them to Florida. (AP Photo/Jaques Langevin)

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FILE - In this July 4, 1980 file photo, Jamaican Reggae singer Bob Marley performs at a reggae festival concert in Paris. "Marley," a documentary about Bob Marley, the charismatic icon of reggae music, directed by Kevin MacDonald, will be released worldwide on Friday, April 20, 2012, and was premiered in the singer's Caribbean homeland on Thursday. (AP Photo/file)

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Actor Omar Sharif, left, and James Coburn study a pool shot during a reception for the cast of the movie “The Baltimore Bullet” which is still in production in Los Angeles Thursday, April 20, 1979. The movie explores the world of the pool hustler. Coburn portrays a hustler who tries for a “big money” game with Sharif, a consummate gambler. (AP Photo/ George Brich)

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New York Yankees' owner George Steinbrenner applauds from his private box as his team scores some first inning runs at Yankee Stadium during the game with the Toronto Blue Jays, April 20, 1977. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)

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Cuban refugees pass the time talking as they sit on bunk beds in hostel in San Jose, Saturday, April 20, 1980 . This group refused to go with others on Friday night to Lima, Peru, in hopes that they will be able to go to the United States. (AP Photo/Cotera)

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The National Zoo's giant pandas, Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing play in their yard in Washington, April 20, 1974. The pandas have been kept apart until now to allow Ling-Ling, the male, to grow larger, avoiding the possibility of Hsing-Hsing becoming the dominant mate. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

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Lunar Rover during Apollo 16 moon landing, April 1972. (AP Photo)

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Harrison Shoyo, right, poses with his wife, Anna, holding their 2½-year-old grandson Kenneth Roberts, and daughter Levonne, left, April 20, 1972. The Shoyos belong to the Eastern Band of Shoshone people who live on the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming. In the background is their home, standing in the 20 acres of land they own near the foothills of the Rockies. (AP Photo/Bob Scott)

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A young woman holds a sign demanding a woman's right to abortion at a demonstration to protest the closing of a Madison abortion clinic in Madison, Wis., April 20, 1971. The Midwest Medical Center was closed after authorities said more than 900 abortions had been performed at the facility in violation of the state's abortion laws. The protest is held at the Dade County building. (AP Photo)

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Apollo 13 commander James Lovell Jr., acknowledges greeting from a friend as he holds his son, Jeff Lovell, 4, after arriving back, Sunday, April 20, 1970, Houston, Texas. In background at right is Dr. Robert R. Gilruth, Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center. (AP Photo)

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Patricia Krenwinkel, a defendant in the Sharon Tate murder case, left, comes down a flight of stairs at the Los Angeles Hall of Justice en route to court to seek a change of venue, March 24, 1970, Los Angeles, Calif. She and other defendants, including hippie leader Charles Manson, currently are scheduled to be tried beginning April 20. The other women are unidentified. (AP Photo/Harold Filan)

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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother fishes for trout at the outlet of the Clutha River at Lake Wanaka, central Otago, New Zealand on April 20, 1966. She caught nothing. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Patricia Haverland, 38, of Charleston relaxes in her well-appointed “coffin”, starting an attempt to break the reported record of 73 days underground in a box in Charleston, West Virginia on April 20, 1968. Mrs. Haverland, a mother of three children, is attempting the feat to show women can set records too. Her coffin is 7 feet long, 3 feet wide and 3 feet deep and has a telephone set. (AP Photo)

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., right, and his close associate, Rev. Ralph Abernathy, are released after 8 days from a jail in Birmingham, Ala., on April 20, 1963. (AP Photo)

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Singer Elvis Presley smiles during a press conference inside his private railroad car at Los Angeles Union Station, California, United States as he arrived on April 20, 1960 to make a movie. (AP Photo/HPM)

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Mrs. Harry A. Hertel, youth adviser to a group at the First Parish Church in Fitchburg, Mass., assists Timothy Hertel and Priscilla Dupuis as they write letters to patients at Gardner State Hospital, April 20, 1962. They and many others are taking part in a program sponsored by the North Central Massachusetts Mental Health Association devoted to cheering up and rehabilitating mental patients at the hospital. (AP Photo)

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Jacqueline Kennedy, left, greets Mrs.William Randolph Hearst Jr. at a tea in the White House in Washington on April 20, 1961. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)

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Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro, a college baseball pitcher turned revolutionary, rears back to toss traditional first ball at ceremonies preceding inaugural of International League Season in Havana. At right looking as if he were sizing up Castro for possible future use in his bullpen, stands Rochester manager Clyde King whose Redwings met the 1959 Little World Series champs, Havana Sugar Kings, in the season opener , April 20, 1960. (AP Photo)

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Sir Winston Churchill as he addresses his conservative constituents at Woodford, Essex, England on April 20, 1959. It was the 84-year-old statesman’s first public address for nearly two years. (AP Photo/Lawrence Harris)

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Youths carry an anti-Castro sign as they await his arrival by train at Princeton, N.J., April 20, 1959, where Cuban Premier Fidel Castro will speak at Princeton University. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)

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Price review, 8-year-old racehorse, leans out of his stall at Royal Veterinary College field station near Hatfield, England on April 20, 1959, to greet England's Queen Elizabeth II. The queen visited the new field station and declared it officially open. (AP Photo)

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Maurice Richard (left) and Jean Beliveau, of the Montreal Canadiens smile happily in the dressing room with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Boston Bruins 5-3 at the Boston Garden on April 20, 1958 to win the National Hockey League Championship. (AP Photo)

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A UN exchange prisoner is strapped into the basket of a ski-equipped helicopter and flown from Panmunjom following his exchange on April 20, 1952. Exchanged prisoners were hurried by helicopter and ambulance to UN headquarters at Munsan on First leg of trip home. (AP Photo/GS)

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Ernest Hemingway, writer and Nobel Prize winner, is shown with a welcoming committee of Panagra hostesses on his arrival at Talara, Peru on April 20, 1956, aboard Pan American-Grace Airways DC-7B “El Inter Americano”. Hemingway will stay at Cabo Blanco, world famous deep sea fishing resort where he will supervise the location crew in filming fishing scenes for “The Old Man and The Sea.” Cabo Blanco was chosen for the scenes after desperate attempts were made to land a sizeable Marlin off the coast of Cuba. 1000 pound Marlins are not an unusual size at Cabo Blanco. (AP Photo)

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With the building of New York Public Library in the background, New Yorkers enjoy a walk along Fifth Avenue, on April 20, 1950. (AP Photo/Bob Kradin)

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A camel driver tends his camels as they rest in the southern market place, Tehran, Iran April 20, 1946. (AP Photo/Tom Fitzsimmons)

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Persons claiming to be members of the Musicians and Theater Chapters of the American Veterans Committee picket the entrance to Carnegie Hall in New York City on April 20, 1947, where Kirsten Flagstad, famous Norwegian Wagnerian soprano, gave her first post-war concert in New York. (AP Photo/Jim Wells)

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FOR USE AS DESIRED FOR THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF FENWAY PARK - FILE - In this April 14, 1946 file photo, fans in Fenway Park's centerfield bleachers watch the Boston Red Sox play the Boston Braves during intra-city series in Boston. The Red Sox defeated the Braves, 19-5. The Red Sox will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fenway's opening on April 20, 1912, when they host the New York Yankees. (AP Photo, File)

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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, left, exchanges greetings with Mrs. Soledad Camacho, wife of Mexico’s president, on arrival in Monterrey, Mexico on April 20, 1943. President Manuel Avila Camacho is on Mrs. Roosevelt’s left. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is on right. (AP Photo/George R. Skadding)

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Sailor helping William Brown, Australian test cricketer, to put on his coat on his arrival with his colleagues in the liner S.S. Orontes at Southampton, on April 20, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Harold Lloyd, film comedian was surprised with a birthday party on April 20, 1934 when nearly 100 of his friends, Hollywood celebrities, descended upon his Beverly Hills, Calif., mansion for a night of celebration. The party was planned as a “Greenwich Village” affair and guests came in costumes. The comedian and his wife, the former Mildred Davis, are shown during the festivities. (AP Photo)

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Joe DiMaggio waves farewell as he leaves his San Francisco, Ca., home to join his New Yankees teammates after his hold-out campaign, April 20, 1938. DiMaggio, who accepted the New York Yankees offer of $25,000 for the season, said he is "all excited about getting back there and rapping the ball again." (AP Photo)

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Gov. Eugene Talmadge of Georgia is seen trying his hand at planting cotton at his farm in Forsyth, Ga., April 20, 1935. He is a critic of the Cotton Processing Tax and has called Pres. Franklin Roosevelt an "extreme radical." (AP Photo)

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German Minister of Propaganda Minister Dr. Joseph Goebbels, second left,walks with Prince August Wilhelm, centre, as they leave the Berlin Dome in Berlin on April 20, 1933, after the divine service to celebrate Adolf Hitler's birthday. (AP Photo)

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Adolf Hitler in uniform circa 1930. (AP Photo)

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British heavyweight boxer Charlie Smith, second left, before his fight with Swedish heavyweight Harry Persson, fourth right, in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 20, 1928. (AP Photo)

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Pedestrians on London Bridge watch boats and barges being unloaded, in the Pool of London, on the River Thames, April 20, 1929. (AP Photo)

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The first members of the Soviet delegation arrive in Geneva, Switzerland on April 20, 1954 for the beginning of the Peace Conference on April 26. In Berlin, American officials had gone on board the aircraft to direct it via the Federal Republic to Geneva. They drew their hats in front of their faces, not because of the photographer but because of the strong wind. (AP Photo)

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In this aerial photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning Wednesday, April 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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John Wooden, newly announced head basketball coach at UCLA, is shown with his wife, Nell, at their home in Terre Haute, Ind., April 20, 1948. (AP Photo)

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Danica Patrick of Andretti Green Racing shows off her trophy after winning the Indy Japan 300 auto racing at Twin Ring Motegi in Motegi, northeast of Tokyo Sunday, April 20, 2008. The American became the first female winner in IndyCar history Sunday, taking the Indy Japan 300 after the top contenders were forced to pit for fuel in the final laps. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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