On this day: August 24

POSTED: 08:33 PM PDT Aug 22, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 23, 2016 

The White House burns, potato chips are invented, John Lennon's assassin goes to prison, and Pete Rose agrees to a ban from baseball, all on this day.

OTD August 24 - Reggie Miller
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1965: Basketball Hall of Fame shooting guard Reggie Miller is born in Riverside, California. He played his entire 18-season NBA career and was especially known for his three-point shooting, retiring in 2005 with the NBA record for most career three-point field goals made. A five-time All-Star, he led the league in free throw accuracy five times and won a gold medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics.


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