On this day: April 7

Published: Apr 04 2014 02:36:02 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 07 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - Mike Wallace
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2012: "60 Minutes" journalist Mike Wallace dies at age 93 in New Canaan, Conn. He was one of the original correspondents for the show, which debuted in 1968, and retired as a regular full-time correspondent in 2006.

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