history fact – April 15, 2017

Today is Saturday, April 15, the 105th day of 2017. There are 260 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History took place 70 years ago:
On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson, baseball’s first black major league player, made his official debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on opening day at Ebbets Field. (The Dodgers defeated the Boston Braves, 5-3.)

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