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TODAY IN HISTORY

Adv02 For release Wednesday, April 2

1513: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed in present-day Florida.

1863: During the Civil War, the Richmond Bread Riot erupted in the Confederate capital as a mob outraged over food shortages and rising prices looted stores.

1968: Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey had its world premiere in Washington, D.C.

Adv02 For release Wednesday, April 2 04/01/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:03pm]

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