|This month in history:
|April 2, 1792
Congress establishes the first U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
|April 13, 1852
F.W. Woolworth is born, founder of Woolworth's.
|April 17, 1837
American financier John Pierpont (J.P.) Morgan is born. In 1895, he aided the failing U.S. Treasury by carrying out a private bond sale among fellow financiers to replenish the treasury.
|April 22, 1864
"In God We Trust" was included on all newly minted U.S. coins by an act of Congress.
Behind record sales, Toyota becomes the world's No. 1 automaker, surpassing General Motors, which had held the spot for 76 years.
Don Imus creates a furor with racist comments about the champion Rutgers University's women's basketball team. The controversy gets him canned from MSNBC and CBS.
Sony executive Ken Kutaragi steps down after dismal sales of the company’s PlayStation 3 console diminish the company’s dominance of the lucrative video game industry.