This day in history, April 20 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

This day in history, April 20

Each of the events below happened on the same day of the month, April 20.

1912: Fenway Park opens as baseball stadium for Boston Red Sox. Tiger Stadium in Detroit also opens on this date.

1945: Heisman Trophy winner and former football coach Steve Spurrier is born in Miami Beach, Florida.

1968: The Rolling Stones record "Jumpin' Jack Flash" at Olympic Studios in London. It tops British charts and climbs to #3 in U.S.

1999: Two students go on shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Colorado. They kill 13 and wound 21, before taking their own lives.

1999: Spanish ventriloquist Señor Wences dies in New York City at age 103.

2008: Danica Patrick takes checkered flag at Japan 300, becoming first woman to win Indy racing event.

2010: Deepwater Horizon oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico killing eleven workers and leading to largest oil spill in U.S. waters.

2013: Two days after Boston Marathon bombing, singer Neil Diamond surprises Fenway Park crowd with performance of "Sweet Caroline."

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