April 8 ~ History


1864 – The U.S. Senate passed the 13th Amendment (S.J. Res. 16) by a vote of 38 to 6.

1974 – Hank Aaron hits 715th home run breaking Babe Ruth’s record.

1975 – Frank Robinson of the Cleveland Indians became first black manager of a major league baseball team.

1953 – The bones of Sitting Bull were moved from North Dakota to South Dakota.