Archive for June 3rd, 2017

FORMER COACH DIES AT 91

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John William "Jack" McCloskey
(September 19, 1925 – June 1, 2017)

Jack McCloskey was a basketball player, coach 
and executive. He served as the head coach of
the
Portland Trailblazers (1972-1974) and was
also general manager of the
Detroit Pistons
and Minnesota
Timberwolves
.



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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1808

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Jefferson Finis Davis
(June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889)

Jefferson Davis was President of the Confederate
States of America from its beginning in 1861 to its
collapse in 1865. His 1881 memoir The Rise and
Fall of the Confederate Government helped restore
his reputation after the war and he is now an icon
and symbol of pride for many Southerners.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Astronaut Ed White: First American Spacewalker on this day in
1965.

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Edward Higgins "Ed" White II
(November 14, 1930 – January 27, 1967)

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It was on this day in 1989.

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The Duke and Duchess of Windsor after their wedding
at the Chateau de Cande near Tours, France, on this
day in 1937. 

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) Writer and poet

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