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APRIL 28

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1993 Jim Valvano (New York City-born Basketball Coach) New York City Sports Figures Basketball
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1896 In Washburn, Wisconsin, John L. Sullivan and His Fellow Pugilist Paddy Ryan Meet in a "Friendly" 3-round Bout Washburn, Wisconsin John L. Sullivan Boxing Hall of Fame Wisconsin Historical Society
1903 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 2,000 in Turkey Turkey Earthquakes Death USGS
1992 The U.S. Department of Agriculture Unveils Its First "Food Pyramid" The Food Pyramid New York Times
1966 Red Auerbach Retires as Head Coach of the Boston Celtics Boston, Massachusetts New York Sports Figures Basketball NBA Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

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