On this day: April 28

POSTED: 2:17 PM PDT April 16, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT April 27, 2015 

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.

OTD April 28 - Jack Ramsay
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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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