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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    The Alamo falls, the Supreme Court rules in the Dred Scott case, the Oreo cookie and Silly Putty are introduced, Mike Tyson wins in his pro debut, and Eric Clapton enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a third time, all on this day.