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 - Slobodan Milosevic
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2001: Slobodan Milosevic, the former president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, surrenders to police special forces to be tried on war crimes charges. His arrest came after nearly two days of negotiations at his residence during which Milosevic, bodyguards and armed supporters held off two previous arrest attempts.

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