On this day: April 22

Published: Apr 19 2013 02:48:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 22 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT
Elian Gonzalez, 2000

Thousands rush to claim land in Oklahoma, the first nationwide Earth Day takes place, Richard Nixon dies, federal agents seize Elián González, and the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sinks while spewing oil, all on this day.