This Day In History: 04/13/1997 - Tiger Woods Wins 1st Major

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Tiger Woods became the first African American to win a major, and the youngest to wear the green jacket when he aced his first Masters Golf Tournament on April 13th. This video clip with Russ Mitchell recaps the historical events of April 13. From This Day In History, this clip also includes the beginning of Hank Aaron's major league baseball career, and the first African American, Sidney Poitier, to win an Oscar for Best Actor. Pope John Paul II also made his historic visit to a Jewish Synagogue on April 13, becoming the first Pope to visit a Jewish house of worship.

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