On this day: March 5

POSTED: 10:05 AM PST Mar 01, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 04, 2014 

The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

OTD March 5 - Ben Johnson
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Reuters

1993: Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson is banned from racing for life by the Amateur Athletic Association after testing positive for banned performance-enhancing substances for a second time. Johnson had earlier been banned for two years and stripped of an Olympic gold medal for the 100-meter sprint after testing positive at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

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