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1968 Mexico City Olympics: Bob Beamon Queens native Bob Beamon jumped his way into the Olympic record books in 1968 when he shattered the world record in the long jump in the thin air of Mexico City. Beamon's mark stood for nearly 23 years before fellow American Mike Powell finally bested him in 1991. His historic jump was named by Sports Illustrated as one of the five greatest sports moments of the century.
Roosevelt and John Muir on Glacier Point in Yosemite in 1906 – one of the historic moments in the evolution of the National Park Service captured in “America’s Best Idea.” National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
The White Sox hired Robin Ventura to be their new manager. Let’s hope his tenure is more successful than this 1993 fight against Nolan Ryan in which Chicago’s new skipper was punched six times by the 46-year old before teammates came to his rescue.