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On this day: April 1

POSTED: 09:55 AM PDT Mar 28, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 31, 2014 

The ruins of Pompeii are discovered, Apple Computer starts up, Marvin Gaye is shot and killed by his father, and U.S. Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch is rescued from Iraq, all on this day.

OTD April 1 - Aleutian Islands earthquake
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United States Geological Survey

1946: A 8.6-magnitude earthquake near the Aleutian Islands creates a tsunami that strikes the Hawaiian Islands, killing 159 and causing $26 million in damages.

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