UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 96th day of 2013 and the 18th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1830, Joseph Smith established the Mormon Church in Fayette Township, N.Y.
In 1896, the first modern Olympic Games opened in Athens, 1,500 years after the last recorded original games.
In 1917, the United States formally entered World War I by declaring war on Germany.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936), journalist; Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996), jazz musician; Merle Haggard (1937- ), singer; Billy Dee Williams (1937- ), actor; Barry Levinson (1942- ), director/producer; John Ratzenberger (1947- ), actor; Michael Rooker (1955- ), actor; Paul Rudd (1969- ), actor; Zach Braff (1975- ), actor.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 2004, the University of Connecticut became the first university to win the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball championships in the same year.
TODAY'S FACT: Florence Green, the last surviving veteran of World War I, died in February 2012 at the age of 110.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization." -- Lincoln Steffens
TODAY'S NUMBER: 25 -- world records set at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (April 2) and new moon (April 10).