On this day: March 8

POSTED: 10:44 AM PST Mar 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 07, 2013 

The New York Stock Exchange is founded, Frazier outlasts Ali, the compact disc makes its debut, and Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio dies, all on this day.

OTD March 8 - Ray Nitschke
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1998: Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Nitschke, who played his entire career from 1958 to 1972 for the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at the age of 61 in Venice, Fla. Nitschke was the anchor of a disciplined defense that helped the Packers win five NFL titles and the first two Super Bowls in the 1960s.

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