UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 93rd day of 2013 and the 15th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1882, American outlaw Jesse James was killed by Robert Ford, a member of James' own gang who hoped to earn a state reward.
In 1948, President Harry Truman signed into law the Marshall Plan aid bill, which was designed to help rebuild war-torn Europe.
In 1996, "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski was arrested at his cabin near Lincoln, Montana.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Washington Irving (1783-1859), writer; Marlon Brando (1924-2004), actor; Doris Day (1924- ), singer/actress; Jane Goodall, (1934- ), primatologist; Sandra Boynton (1953- ), children's author; Alec Baldwin (1958- ), actor; David Hyde Pierce (1959- ), actor; Eddie murphy (1961- ), actor/comedian; Cobie Smulders (1982- ), actress; Amanda Bynes (1986- ), actress.
TODAY'S FACT: In 1988, Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins won the NHL's Art Ross trophy as the league's top scorer, ending Wayne Gretzky's streak of consecutive scoring titles at seven.
TODAY'S FACT: One can get a rough estimate of the outdoor temperature in degrees Fahrenheit by counting the number of cricket chirps in 14 seconds and adding 40.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening." -- Marlon Brando
TODAY'S NUMBER: $10,000 -- reward offered by Missouri Governor Thomas Crittenden in 1891 for the capture of Jesse James. After being sentenced to death for first degree murder in the killing of James, Robert Ford and his brother, Charles, received a full pardon and were awarded $500.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (April 2) and new moon (April 10).