Today is the 113th day of 2015 and the 35th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1635, the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School, is founded in Boston, Massachusetts.
In 1908, Congress passed a bill establishing the U.S. Army Reserve.
In 1968, students protesting the Vietnam War at Columbia University in New York City began occupying campus buildings.
In 1969, Sirhan Sirhan received the death penalty for assassinating Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. His sentence was reduced to life imprisonment in 1972.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: James Buchanan (1791-1868), 15th U.S. president; Max Planck (1858-1947), physicist; Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014), actress/diplomat; Roy Orbison (1936-1988), singer-songwriter; Lee Majors (1939- ), actor; Sandra Dee (1942-2005), actress; Tony Atlas (1954- ), bodybuilder; Michael Moore (1954- ), filmmaker; George Lopez (1961- ), comedian/TV personality; John Cena (1977- ), wrestler/actor; John Oliver (1977- ), actor/comedian; Dev Patel (1990- ), actor.
TODAY'S FACT: Shirley Temple Black won the first-ever Academy Juvenile Award in 1935, at age 6. The special Oscar was presented for the final time to 14-year-old Hayley Mills in 1961.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1954, Milwaukee Braves rookie Hank Aaron hit his first major-league home run.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "I may be a living legend, but that sure don't help when I've got to change a flat tire." -- Roy Orbison
TODAY'S NUMBER: 77 -- days that "New Coke," introduced on this day in 1985, was on the market before Coca-Cola reintroduced the soft drink's original formula, under the name "Coca-Cola Classic."
TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (April 18) and first quarter moon (April 25).