On this day: April 1

POSTED: 09:55 AM PDT Mar 28, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 31, 2016 

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 - 1992 NHL strike
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1992: National Hockey League players begin the first strike in the 75-year history of the NHL. The strike would last only 10 days, with the settlement giving players a large increase in their playoff bonuses and increased control over the licensing of their likenesses and creating changes to the free agency system.


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