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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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The New York Yankees retired Mickey Mantle’s number (7) on this
day in 1969.

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Mickey Mantle delivering his speech the day his number was retired.

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Mickey Mantle’s retired uniform No. 7 at Yankee Stadium.

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AWARD WINNING SPORTS MAGAZINE SOLD


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NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated magazine has been sold for $110 million
to a company that specializes in managing fashion, entertainment and sports brands, including marketing rights to Shaquille O’Neal and Muhammad Ali.

The seller, Meredith Corp., will continue running the print edition and the
website SI.com for at least two years. Its editor and publisher are staying on,
and the magazine will have editorial independence.

According to a statement made by Sports Illustrated Editor-in-Chief Chris
Stone, the deal lets Sports Illustrated grow in new areas such as esports,
while Meredith can continue to "produce independent, award-winning
journalism and storytelling."

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Chris Stone

The first issue of Sports Illustrated, showing Milwaukee Braves
star
Eddie Mathews at bat and New York Giants catcher Wes
Westrum
in Milwaukee County Stadium.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL


Elzire Dionne with her quintuplets shortly after their birth.


The Dionne quintuplets (above) were born on this day in 1934 near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne. They were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.

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The two surviving sisters, Annette and Cécile.

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ARTHUR GODFREY IS COVERED IN 1955 ~

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Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was
a radio and television broadcaster and entertainer, sometimes 
introduced by his nickname, The Old Redhead.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

On this day in 1968, U.S.troops in Vietnam destroyed a village
consisting mostly of women and children. The event is known
as the My-Lai massacre.


Over 500 babies, children, women and men were slaughtered by American
soldiers. Many Vietnamese women and girls had been raped. Huts were
burned, livestock was killed, food supplies destroyed.

Twenty-six soldiers were charged with criminal offenses, but only one
Lieutenant
William Calley Jr., a platoon leader in C Company, was
convicted. Found guilty of killing 22 villagers, he was originally given
a life sentence, but served only three and a half years under
house
arrest
.

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William Laws Calley Jr. will be 76 on June 8.

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This U.S. Army photo shows the aftermath of the Mỹ Lai Massacre 
with mostly women and children lying dead on a road.

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The village was burned to the ground.

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The My Lai Massacre memorial site.

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The Apr. 12, 1971, cover of TIME.

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