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Today is the 94th day of 2013 and the 16th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1949, 12 nations signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) pact.
In 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray at a motel in Memphis, Tenn.
In 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, N.M.
In 2003, U.S. military forces seized Saddam International Airport in Baghdad.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Tris Speaker (1888-1958), baseball player; Robert Sherwood (1896-1955), playwright; Marguerite Duras (1914-1996), writer; Muddy Waters (1915-1983), blues musician; Maya Angelou (1928- ), poet/author; Craig T. Nelson (1944- ), actor; Hugo Weaving (1960- ), actor; David Cross (1964- ), actor/comedian; Robert Downey Jr. (1965- ), actor; David Blaine (1973- ), magician; Heath Ledger (1979-2008), actor.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1982, Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers finished the season with 212 points. He remains the only player in NHL history to top 200 points in a season.
TODAY'S FACT: The two official languages of NATO are English and French.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -- Maya Angelou
TODAY'S NUMBER: 300,000 -- people who attended the funeral of Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (April 2) and new moon (April 10).