UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 95th day of 2013 and the 17th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1792, George Washington cast the first presidential veto, striking down a bill that concerned representative apportionment among the states.
In 1955, Winston Churchill resigned as prime minister of Great Britain due to failing health.
In 2010, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia killed 29 miners.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), philosopher; Booker T. Washington (1856-1915), writer/educator; Spencer Tracy (1900-1967), actor; Bette Davis (1908-1989), actress; Gregory Peck (1916-2003), actor; Colin Powell (1937- ), U.S. Army general/diplomat; Mitch Pileggi (1952- ), actor; Pharrell Williams (1973- ), rapper/producer.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1984, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers scored his 31,420th career point, breaking the NBA's all-time scoring record.
TODAY'S FACT: The total number of women veterans in the United States was 1.9 million in 2011.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life." -- Winston Churchill
TODAY'S NUMBER: 635 -- number of vetoes cast by Franklin D. Roosevelt during his multiple terms as U.S. president, from 1933 to 1945.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (April 2) and new moon (April 10).