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2015: Basketball Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian, one of the most successful coaches in college basketball history, dies at the age of 84 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tarkanian coached at Long Beach State, the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and Fresno State University in his college career, compiling a 729–201 career coaching record. He led four of his UNLV teams to the Final Four, winning an NCAA Championship in 1990.
America's first hospital opens, Glenn Miller earns the first gold record, Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years, and Whitney Houston dies, all on this day.
Memorial Day is a federal, state, city & county holiday. All government offices are closed on Monday, May 26.
For more than half a century, Joe Bruni stayed silent about the "hellish day on the bloody sulfuric sands" that took his childhood friend at Iwo Jima.
"If Tom Brokaw called us the greatest generation, we were also the silent generation," Bruni says of...
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