Each of the events below occurred on the same day of the month, April 16.
1889: Actor, director and producer Charlie Chaplin is born in London, England.
1940: Cleveland pitcher Bob Feller throws the only opening day no-hitter in MLB history, as Indians beat White Sox 1-0.
1945: Red Army begins final assault on German forces around Berlin.
1947: Shipping freighter explodes in port at Texas City, Texas. Final death toll from blast and ensuing fire is just under 600.
1962: Walter Cronkite replaces Douglas Edwards on the CBS Evening News. Later earns title of "most trusted man in America."
2007: Lone gunman kills 32 people and wounds 17 at Virginia Tech University before taking his own life.
2013: Former NFL player and sportscaster Pat Summerall dies in Dallas, Texas at age 82.