On this day: April 7

Published: Apr 04 2014 02:36:02 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 07 2015 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 - 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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