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 - Jack Kevorkian
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1999: Dr. Jack Kevorkian is convicted of second-degree murder for giving a lethal injection to a terminally ill man whose September 1998 death was shown on "60 Minutes." Kevorkian would later be sentenced to 10 to 25 years in prison, but would be paroled for good behavior on June 1, 2007, after serving eight years and two-and-a-half months in prison.


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