TODAY IN HISTORYLast update on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:05 AM EDT
from Eyewitness News Online
Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.
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Today's Hightlight in History:
On April 23, 1914, Chicago's Wrigley Field, then called Weeghman Park, hosted its first major league game as the Chicago Federals defeated the Kansas City Packers 9-1.
On This Date:
Actor Alan Oppenheimer is 84.
Actor David Birney is 75.
Actor Lee Majors is 75.
Hockey Hall of Famer Tony Esposito is 71.
Irish nationalist Bernadette Devlin McAliskey is 67.
Actress Blair Brown is 66.
Writer-director Paul Brickman is 65.
Actress Joyce DeWitt is 65.
Actor James Russo is 61.
Filmmaker-author Michael Moore is 60.
Actress Judy Davis is 59.
Actress Jan Hooks is 57.
Actress Valerie Bertinelli is 54.
Actor Craig Sheffer is 54.
Actor-comedian-talk show host George Lopez is 53.
Rock musician Gen is 50.
U.S. Olympic gold medal skier Donna Weinbrecht is 49.
Actress Melina Kanakaredes (kah-nah-KAH'-ree-deez) is 47.
Rock musician Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray) is 46.
Country musician Tim Womack (Sons of the Desert) is 46.
Actor Scott Bairstow (BEHR'-stow) is 44.
Actor-writer John Lutz (TV: "30 Rock"; "Saturday Night Live") is 41.
Actor Barry Watson is 40.
Rock musician Aaron Dessner (The National) is 38.
Rock musician Bryce Dessner (The National) is 38.
Actor-writer-comedian John Oliver is 37.
Actor Kal Penn is 37.
MLB All-Star Andruw Jones is 37.
Actress Jaime King is 35.
Pop singer Taio Cruz is 31.
Actor Aaron Hill is 31.
Actress Rachel Skarsten is 29.
Tennis player Nicole Vaidisova (vay-deh-SOH'-vuh) is 25.
Actor Dev Patel (puh-TEHL') is 24.
Actor Matthew Underwood is 24.
Actor Camryn Walling is 24.
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