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August 13, 1979, Rosemont’s Horizon Stadium Collapsed


On August 13, 1979, the uncompleted roof of the Rosemont Horizon collapsed, killing five construction workers and injuring 16 others.[5] The collapse was featured in the “Engineering Disasters” episode of Modern Marvels, first broadcast by The History Channel on April … Continue reading

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“If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.”


On February 25, 1964, Cassius Clay, who later became Muhammad Ali, won the world heavyweight title fight against champion Sonny Liston in Miami Beach, Florida.

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