Mother Teresa first hears the call, Leopold and Loeb get life in prison, "Gunsmoke" premieres, and Lucy van Pelt raises her fees, all on this day.
1948: Basketball Hall of Fame center Bob Lanier, an eight-time NBA All-Star who played for the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, is born in Buffalo, New York. Over 14 seasons in the NBA he totalled 19,248 points, 9,698 rebounds and 1,100 blocks.
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