Bear Bryan Walks Off Into Coaching Sunset After Win In Final Game

Today in 1851, the first American Young Men's Christian Association was organized in Boston.

Today in 1852, a woman named Emma Snodgrass was arrested in Boston for wearing pants in public.

Today in 1890, the"Wounded Knee Massacre" in South Dakota unfolded as over 300 captive Sioux Indian men, women and children were slaughtered by the 500 man U.S. 7th Calvary. The event virtually closed the books on the 19th century wars between Native Americans and the white settlers.

Today in 1939, the film "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," starring Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke and Thomas Mitchell,premiered.

Today in 1967, everyone's favorite “Star Trek” episode, "The Trouble With Tribbles,"aired for the first time.

Today in 1972, “Life” magazine published its final weekly issue. It returned in ‘78 as a monthly magazine.

Today in 1982, legendary coach Bear Bryant ended his career with an Alabama win over Illinois, 21-15. It was his 323rd victory in his 38 years of coaching. He died the following month.

Today in 1989, Jane Pauley co-hosted her final "Today Show" on NBC.

Today in 1992, David and Sharon Schoo were arrested at Chicago’s O’Hare airport and accused of leaving their two young daughters home and unattended while vacationing in Mexico. The children were put up for adoption, and the couple was quickly dubbed the “Home Alone” parents.

Today in 1997, Hong Kong began slaughtering 1.4-million chickens to stop the spread of a mysterious bird flu that had already killed four people.

Today in 1998, two top Khmer Rouge leaders apologized for the deaths of as many as two-million people during their regime in the 1970s, and asked Cambodians to forget the past.

Today in 1999, the NASDAQ composite index closed above 4,000 for the first time, ending the day at 4041.46.

Today in 2001, a fire sparked by a fireworks explosion in downtown Lima, Peru killed 274 people.

Today in 2013, El Salvador’s Volcán Chaparrastique volcano erupted. Fortunately, evacuations meant that there was no loss of life.

Today in 2013, 16 people were killed and 40were wounded in a suicide bomb attack at Volgograd-1 railway station, Russia.

Today in 2013, seven-time world F1 motor racing champion Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury in a ski accident in the French Alps. How is he now? That’s tough to say. His family has fiercely guarded his condition –though it’s been reported that he’s not bedridden…but that he is receiving “round the clock care”

Today in 2016, President Barack Obama retaliated against Russia for hacking American computer systems and trying to influence the 2016 presidential election by ejecting 35 Russian spies and imposing sanctions 

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