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A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.
1776: George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York City for the first time.
On the morning of April 19, 1995 Timothy McVeigh killed 168 people during the Oklahoma City bombing. Find out more about that tragedy here.