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TODAY IN HISTORY

Adv22 For release Tuesday, April 22

1970: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first "Earth Day."

1994: Richard M. Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died at a New York hospital four days after suffering a stroke; he was 81.

2004: Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who'd traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.

Adv22 For release Tuesday, April 22 04/21/14 [Last modified: Monday, April 21, 2014 4:33pm]

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