Oliver Cromwell’s cavalry was called this.

  • Bloody Ollie’s Horse
  • Cromwell’s Own
  • The Hardhats
  • The Ironsides

Today in History: Born on April 5

1483

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio), Italian painter (Sistine Madonna).

1786

Sacagawea (also Sacajawea), American explorer.

1866

Lincoln Joseph Steffens, journalist.

1905

W. Warrick Cardozo, physician, researcher of Sickle Cell Anemia.

1927

Gerry Mulligan, jazz saxophonist.

1928

James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA.

1929

Andre Previn, pianist and conductor.

1937

Merle Haggard, American country musician.