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Highlighting some of the history made on April 15:

In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died nine hours after being shot the night before.

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In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American in Major League Baseball. At age 28, he officially broke the color barrier in MLB.

April 15 is also country singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton’s birthday.

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