On this day: April 3

POSTED: 03:52 PM PDT Mar 29, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 02, 2014 

The Pony Express begins, outlaw Jesse James is killed, the convicted Lindbergh baby kidnapper dies in the electric chair, the Unabomber is captured, and Iowa legalizes gay marriage, all on this day.

OTD April 3 - Bruno Hauptmann
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1936: Bruno Richard Hauptmann is executed by electric chair for the 1932 kidnapping and murder of Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr., the infant son of pilot Charles Lindbergh.

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