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...1974, businessman Oskar Schindler, credited with saving about 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust, died in Frankfurt, West Germany. (At his request, he was buried in Jerusalem.)In 1985, the hijackers of the Achille Lauro (ah-KEE'-leh...
Today in Sports History Chris Evert, 6-0, 7-5.1974 - In Munich, West Germany beats the Netherlands 2-1 to win soccer's World...47.69 in a track meet at Oslo, Norway.1985 - West Germany's Boris Becker, 17, becomes the youngest champion...
Today in Sports History

...points.1980 - Houston pitcher J.R. Richard has a stroke during a workout at the Astrodome.1984 - Michael Gross of West Germany sets a world record in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:47.44 at a meet in Munich.1996 - The American...
Klinsmann was right: team not ready to win join the world's elite and far from attaining that level.Klinsmann was a World Cup champion as a player with West Germany in 1990 and coach of the German team that reached the 2006 semifinals. Having moved to California in 1998 with his...
World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

...dominant force in international football.And then there's the matter of settling a historical score. Argentina and West Germany played each other in two straight World Cup finals in 1986 and '90, games that are well remembered in the sports psyche...
Today in Sports History

...Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in 100-degree temperatures to take the men's singles title at Wimbledon.1990 - West Germany wins the World Cup as Andreas Brehme scores with 6 minutes to go for a 1-0 victory over defending champion Argentina...
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

...private collections of dignitaries including the king and queen of Sweden, the emperor of Japan, the president of West Germany and the mayor of Chongging in China. Tlingit clan house screen by Preston SingletarySingletary will create a carved...
Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...while the planes flew a 20-mile-wide air corridor through the Russian zone to West Berlin from the U.S. base in West Germany.Perensovich estimated he flew between two and five flights a day as a member of the 15th Troop Carrier Squadron in...
Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

...the title in 1978 - beating the Dutch - and in 1986. It lost the championship matches in 1930 and 1990. It played West Germany in both the '86 and '90 finals.The Netherlands, which has never won the World Cup, was seeking to reach its fourth...
World Cup: 7 teams vying for 3 spots in 2nd round erase some of the memories from the 1982 tournament, where Algeria was denied a spot in the second round after West Germany and Austria played out a result that suited them both.Russia still has a chance of advancing with a victory, but...
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