On this day: April 5

POSTED: 04:37 PM PDT Apr 02, 2013    UPDATED: 09:00 PM PDT Apr 05, 2016 

George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.

OTD April 5 - Bette Davis
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1908: Actress Bette Davis, best known for movies such as "Of Human Bondage," "Dangerous," "Jezebel," "Dark Victory," "The Letter," "All About Eve" and "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?", is born in Lowell, Massachusetts. Davis won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, for "Dangerous" and "Jezebel," and was the first person to accrue 10 Oscar nominations for acting. She died of breast cancer at age 81 on Oct. 6, 1989.


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