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Today in sports history: April 8
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Today in sports history: April 8

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In 1974, Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth’s career record by hitting his 715th home run. See more sports moments from this date in history:

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In 2003, Funny Cide becomes the first gelding since Clyde Van Dusen in 1929 to win the Kentucky Derby. See more sports moments from this date …

In 1994, Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections, and more events that happened on this day in…

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In 1973, Secretariat wins the Kentucky Derby with a record time of 1:59.2. Secretariat goes on to win the Triple Crown. See more sports moment…

In 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock, and more events that happened on this…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Adele, Craig David, Danielle Fishel, Henry Cavill, Raheem DeVaughn,…

In 2011, President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden during a U.S. commando operation, and more events that happened on this…

In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, and more events that happened on this day in…

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