(Wednesday, April 3, 2002, 8 p.m. PST) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney tonight performed Here Today, a song about his relationship with and love for his late fellow ex-Beatle John Lennon, during a full concert performance at Compaq Arena in San Jose, the second stop of his 19-city Driving USA Tour.
Image: Japanese tanks and infantry advance through Bataan jungle
(Friday, April 3, 1942, during the Pacific theater of World War II) — Japanese forces today began their final assault on Bataan against American and Filipino troops who surrendered six days later; the capitulation was followed by the notorious Bataan Death March.
Video: 'The Assassination of Jesse James' film (death scene)
(Monday, April 3, 1882) — Outlaw Jesse James, 34, was shot to death today in St. Joseph, Missouri, by Robert Ford, a member of James’ gang.