Carol Burnett turns 83 today. (April 26, 2016)
The “Freedom Stairway,” one hundred steps from the Rankin House leading to the Ohio River, a station on the Underground Railroad. Rankin placed a candle in the window to indicate it was safe for slaves to approach, it is estimated that he freed over 1,000 slaves.
Jackie Robinson plays in his first major league game.
The front page of The New York Times of April 16, 1912, after the #Titanic disaster.