Today is the 124th day of 2014 and the 46th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1886, a labor demonstration in Chicago's Haymarket Square turned violent when a bomb exploded and demonstrators began rioting.
In 1959, the first Grammy Awards were held.
In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen killed four students at Kent State University during an anti-war protest.
In 1979, Margaret Thatcher became the first female prime minister in British history.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Horace Mann (1796-1859), educator; Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), author/activist; Hosni Mubarak (1928- ), former president of Egypt; Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), actress/UNICEF ambassador; Roberta Peters (1930- ), opera singer; Dick Dale (1937- ), guitarist; George Will (1941- ), journalist/author; Randy Travis (1959- ), singer-songwriter; Will Arnett (1970- ), actor; Erin Andrews (1978- ), sportscaster; Lance Bass (1979- ), singer.
TODAY'S FACT: About 14.5 million Americans were members of a labor union in 2013.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1936, "Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio made his major-league debut with the New York Yankees.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men -- the balance wheel of the social machinery." -- Horace Mann
TODAY'S NUMBER: 5 -- Oscars for which Audrey Hepburn was nominated in the Best Actress category. She won once.
TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (April 28) and first quarter moon (May 6).