UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 98th day of 2013 and the 20th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1904, Britain and France signed the Entente Cordiale, an agreement that formalized peace between the two countries.
In 1935, Congress approved the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, establishing the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
In 2010, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev signed the New START nuclear arms control treaty.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Harvey Cushing (1869-1939), surgeon; Mary Pickford (1892-1979), actress; Sonja Henie (1912-1969), ice skater; Betty Ford (1918-2011), former first lady; Shecky Greene (1926- ), comedian; Kofi Annan (1938- ), diplomat; Gary Carter (1954-2012), baseball player/sportscaster; Robin Wright (1966- ), actress; Patricia Arquette (1968- ), actress; Felix Hernandez (1986- ), baseball player.
TODAY'S FACT: Florida did not formally become part of the United States until Spain surrendered it in a treaty in 1819. It became a state in 1845.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1974, Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run, breaking Babe Ruth's record for career home runs.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you're inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you've never seen before. If they do, I'm still looking for it." -- Hank Aaron
TODAY'S NUMBER: 129 -- nations visited by Pope John Paul II (buried at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome on this day in 2005) during his papacy.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (April 2) and new moon (April 10).