happy 4/20

Get your head out of the clouds. Ya know, there are other things worth celebrating today. April 20 has seen its share of notable events that have nothing to do with pot — or do they? You decide.

1871: The Civil Rights Act of 1871 became law.

1889: Adolph Hitler was born.

1902: Marie and Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element radium.

1912: Bram Stoker died.

1939: Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams debuted with the Boston Red Sox.

1949: Actress Jessica Lange was born.

1972: Apollo 16 landed on the moon.

1986: Michael Jordan set the all-time NBA record for individual points scored during a playoff game, 63.

1999: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold committed the Columbine High School massacre.

2008: Danica Patrick became the first woman to win an Indy car race.

2010: Retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens turns 90.

(via dscriber.com/greenzone)


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