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Today is April 21st, 2018 and is a Saturday.

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2004: Five suicide car bombers target police stations in and around Basra, killing 74 people and wounding 160.

1993: The Supreme Court in La Paz, Bolivia, sentences former dictator Luis Garcia Meza to 30 years in jail without parole for murder, theft, fraud and violating the constitution.

1992: The first discoveries of extrasolar planets are announced by astronomers Alexander Wolszczan and Dale Frail. They discovered two planets orbiting the pulsar PSR 1257+12.

1987: The Tamil Tigers are blamed for a car bomb that detonates in the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo, killing 106 people.

1982: Baseball: Rollie Fingers of the Milwaukee Brewers becomes the first pitcher to record 300 saves.