On This Day: April 03rd
This is 94th day of the year and 272 days remain in the year.
First pony express service began.
Outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back by Bob Ford, one of his own gang members, reportedly for a $10,000 reward.
"Super Tornado Outbreak" strikes 13 U.S. states.
Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski was arrested.
14-year-old soccer star Freddy Adu became the youngest player in an American professional sport in over a century.
A suspect in Madrid's March bombings blew up himself and three others.
April 03 BirthdaysWashington Irving1783–1859, American author and diplomat, born in New York City.
Henry Robinson Lucepublisher
Virgil “Gus” Grissomastronaut
William Marcy Tweedpolitician