On this day: April 7

Posted: 2:36 AM EDT Apr 04, 2014   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Apr 07, 2016

P.T. Barnum and Henry Ford die, baseball's first save is recorded, John Wayne wins his first and only Oscar, and Bob Dylan wins a Pulitzer Prize, all on this day.

OTD April 7 - Peaches Geldof
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2014: English model, TV host and journalist Peaches Geldof is found dead of a heroin overdose at age 25 in her Wrotham, England, home. She was the second daughter of musician and Live Aid founder Bob Geldof, and the television presenter Paula Yates.


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