April 22, 2000 — In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives’ home in Miami.

Plenty sits still, Hunger is a wanderer.
—Zulu proverb

April 21, 1982 — Rollie Fingers of the Milwaukee Brewers becomes the first pitcher to record 300 saves.

You never expected justice from a company, did you?  They have neither a soul to lose nor a body to kick. —Sydney Smith

April 20, 2010 — The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an oil spill that would last six months.

When you shout, it is usually because you are short of arguments. —Henri Cartier-Bresson

April 19, 1995 — In Oklahoma City a large car bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building killing 168 people—including 19 children under the age of 6—and injuring 500.

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