On this day: April 18

POSTED: 01:57 PM PDT Apr 16, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 17, 2016 

Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.

OTD April 18 - Yankee Stadium
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U.S. Department of the Interior

1923: Yankee Stadium, "The House that Ruth Built," opens in The South Bronx in New York City. The stadium would host 6,581 Yankees regular season home games during its 85-year history. The original stadium closed after the 2008 season with the team moving to a new Yankee Stadium across the street and the old stadium being demolished in 2010.


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