Tuesday, April 05, 2011

TODAY IN HISTORY

APRIL 5
1984:Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers scores his 31,421st career point in a game against the Utah Jazz to become the highest-scoring NBA player. He will retire with 38,387 points, an all-time record.

1614:
Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan, leader of the Algonquian Indians, marries English colonist and tobacco cultivator John Rolfe in Jamestown, Va.

1994: Rock icon Kurt Cobain, front man of the grunge band Nirvana, commits suicide at his home in Seattle.
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