Historical happenings

4/16/1869Ebenezer Bassett, 1st US Negro diplomat, begins service in Haiti

4/16/1912 ~ Pirates turn a rare 5-3-7 doubleplay (left fielder covers 2nd base)

4/16/2014South Korean ferry MV Sewol sinks on route Incheon to Jeju, 304 drown, mostly students. National controversy erupts over rescue efforts and actions of crew and owner.

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