On this day: March 26

POSTED: 09:33 AM PDT Mar 21, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 25, 2016 

Beethoven and Walt Whitman die, the Stanley Cup comes to the U.S., UCLA wins their seventh straight title, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side" rules the charts, all on this day.

OTD March 26 - Marcus Allen
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1960: Marcus Allen, who won the Heisman Trophy as a running back for the USC Trojans before going onto a Hall of Fame NFL career with the Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs, is born in San Diego, California. Allen, who is also a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards during his NFL career from 1982 to 1997. He scored 145 touchdowns, including a then league record 123 rushing touchdowns, and was elected to six Pro Bowls over the course of his career.


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