On this day: April 23

POSTED: 10:13 AM PDT Apr 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 22, 2015 

Shakespeare dies, the first public school in the U.S. opens, Wrigley Field opens, The Rolling Stones release "Sticky Fingers," Coca-Cola releases New Coke, and the first YouTube video is uploaded, all on this day.

OTD April 23 - Warren Spahn
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1921: Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn, who won 363 games, more than any other left-handed pitcher in history, in his 21-year major-league career, is born in Buffalo, New York. Spahn pitched most of his career for the Boston/Milwaukee Braves, winning the Cy Young Award and leading Milwaukee to a World Series title in 1957, before playing his final year in 1965 for the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants. He died at age 82 on Nov. 24, 2003.


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