1990 - "In Living Color" , the brainchild of the Wayans brothers, premieres on FOX-TV
1983 - Tokyo Disneyland opens
1955 - First opening of a restaurant owned by Ray Kroc (in Illinois), technically the founding of McDonald's restaurants.
1952 - Maiden flight of most ubiquitous American bomber post-WW II, the B-52
1923 - Manufactured insulin becomes widely available to all diabetics
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1865 - With a famous cover and headline - the New York Times features the assassination of President Lincoln.
1992 - Jay Leno makes his last appearance as Johnny Carson's "permanent" Tonight Show guest host
1850 - The incorporation of the City of San Francisco.
1947 - Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.
April 15th Holiday
Tax Day - The official deadline for filing tax returns in the United States.
Today's Birthday Trivia
He was known for his politically incorrect humor that ranged from the humorous racism in Blazing Saddles to Springtime for Hitler in the Producers. Who is he?
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