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#TodayInHistory: It’s Scrabble Day Everyone! Enjoy the fun game and show off your vocabulary

Yvonne Williams

A look at the highlights this day April 13;

1997 – Tiger Woods became the youngest person to win the Masters Tournament at the age of 21. He also set a record when he finished at 18 under par.

#TodayInHistory: It’s Scrabble Day Everyone! Enjoy the fun game and show off your vocabulary


2007 – Google announced that it had acquired the advertising service company DoubleClick for $3.1 billion

#TodayInHistory: It’s Scrabble Day Everyone! Enjoy the fun game and show off your vocabulary

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1992 – Nelson Mandela announces he will seek divorce from Winnie – According to reports, she had begun a relationship with lawyer Dali Mpofu and details of the affair with Mpofu were made luridly public in a newspaper report two weeks before the separation announcement.

#TodayInHistory: It’s Scrabble Day Everyone! Enjoy the fun game and show off your vocabulary

1938 – Renowned Nigerian playwright and theatre director  Olawale Gladstone Emmanuel Rotimi, best known as Ola Rotimi born – He is known for his books – ; The gods are not to be blamed, Our Husband Has Gone, Holding Talks…, . He died at age 62.

#TodayInHistory: It’s Scrabble Day Everyone! Enjoy the fun game and show off your vocabulary


1978 – Funmilayo Ransom Kuti dies. She was an activist and an educator . She was the first woman to drive a car in Nigeria
She is the mother of legendary singer and activist Fela.

#TodayInHistory: It’s Scrabble Day Everyone! Enjoy the fun game and show off your vocabulary


It’s Scrabble Day – Celebrate the popular board game created in 1938 by Alfred Mosher Butts, an American architect by gathering your family and friends and playing Scrabble together.

#TodayInHistory: It’s Scrabble Day Everyone! Enjoy the fun game and show off your vocabulary

That’s it on Today In History