On this day: December 13

POSTED: 10:03 AM PST Dec 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 12, 2013 

Sir Francis Drake sets out around the world, the National Guard is born, Al Gore concedes, and Saddam Hussein is caught, all on this day.

OTD December 13 - Lamar Hunt
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2006: Lamar Hunt, the American businessman who co-founded the American Football League, Major League Soccer, and World Championship Tennis, dies of complications related to prostate cancer at age 74 in Dallas, Texas. Hunt was also the founder and owner of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and the MLS team Kansas City Wizards and at his death owned two MLS teams, Columbus Crew and FC Dallas.

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