*  On 4/16 in 1940 WGN-TV televised the first baseball game (White Sox vs. Cubs exhibition)

*  Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle in Dodge City, Kansas 1881

*  In 1962, Walter Cronkite begins anchoring the CBS Evening News

*  Actor Robert Urich dies in 2002.

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