Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the Bounty, Benito Mussolini dies by firing squad, Muhammad Ali refuses to be drafted, and the iTunes Music Store opens, all on this day.
2014: Former NBA coach and Basketball Hall of Fame member John "Dr. Jack" Ramsay dies of cancer at age 89 in Naples, Florida. He coached the Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Buffalo Braves and Indiana Pacers in a career lasting from 1968 to 1988, winning an NBA title with Trail Blazers in 1977. He's also known for his broadcasting work with the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat, and for ESPN, both on television and radio.
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Police are investigating the shooting of a man in Reading.
More than a dozen students were taken to the hospital following an accident involving their school bus and a car in Berks County.
The Tamaqua Police Department worked with the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force to conduct a drug sweep operation Monday morning.
Authorities and school administrators have caught the person who was responsible for dropping bullets inside Emmaus High School in Lehigh County on Monday and have determined there is no threat.
Two Tannersville residents have been charged with ethnic intimidation and more for leaving the head of a cow at the sanctuary for cows near Stroudsburg.
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A major road closure is causing chaos in a Berks County community.
Two United States missionaries with ties to the Lehigh Valley were found murdered in rural Jamaica.
The officer involved in the shooting death of a cat in Northampton County will not be charged.
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Several major product recalls have been reported in the United States in 2016. Check our list to see if you could be affected.
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Leonardo da Vinci dies, Lou Gehrig sits out a game for the first time in 14 years, the Soviets capture Berlin, and a version of "The Scream" sells for a record amount at auction, all on this day.
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