2004: Days of our Lives' Tony "died" following a tiger attack.
2007: All My Children's Dixie "died" after eating poisoned pancakes.
2014: Billy and Adam were involved in a fiery crash on The Young and the Restless."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into different and unexpected images."
― Anselm Kiefer
"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.
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1958: On The Edge of Night, Bill (Carl Frank) and Mike (John Larkin) tried to convince Dalton there may be mitigating circumstances in the case, but he insisted on moving forward with the prosecution as quickly as possible.