UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 100th day of 2013 and the 22nd day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1933, the U.S. government created the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to put unemployed young men to work on public projects.
In 1938, Nazi Germany officially annexed Austria.
In 1972, famed comic actor and director Charlie Chaplin received an honorary Oscar.
In 2003, Congress approved the Amber Alert system, which alerts the public to child abductions.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: William Hazlitt (1778-1830), writer; Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), publisher; Harry Morgan (1915-2011), actor; Max von Sydow (1929- ), actor; Omar Sharif (1932- ), actor; John Madden (1936- ), football coach/broadcaster; Steven Seagal (1952- ), actor; Mandy Moore (1984- ), actress/singer; Haley Joel Osment (1988- ), actor.
TODAY'S FACT: As of 2012, residents of the 0.77-square-mile principality of Monaco enjoyed the longest life expectancy in the world, at an average of 89.7 years.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1947, the Brooklyn Dodgers announced the purchase of Jackie Robinson's contract from the Montreal Royals, a minor-league club.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind." -- William Hazlitt
TODAY'S NUMBER: $30 -- monthly base pay for members of the Civilian Conservation Corps, which from 1933 to 1942 employed an estimated 3 million young men.
TODAY'S MOON: New moon (April 10).