Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Daily Dozen


This day in history:

  • 1862: Congress prohibits slavery in all U.S. territories.
  • 1939: Lou Gehrig is diagnosed with ALS on his 36th birthday.
  • 1953: Julis and Ethel Rosenberg are executed for spying for the Russians.
  • 1978: The first Garfield comic strip is published.


  • VERY sad news: Indiana University football coach Terry Hoeppner has died at 59. Hoeppner was expected to miss the upcoming season due to a brain tumor, and had already had two brain surgeries in the last 18 months. RIP, Coach.
  • The exodus from the Nashville Predators has begun.
  • The Milwaukee Bucks are preparing to go after Chauncey Billups.
  • Baseball Tonight: Tigers (40-29) @ Nationals (30-40); Chad Durbin (5-3, 4.60 ERA) vs. Jason Simontacchi (4-4, 4.84 ERA).

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