TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

St. Thomas Times-Journal - - COFFEE BREAK -

On this day in 2011, Swiss bank­ing­giant UBS said arogue trader caused it an es­ti­mated loss of$2 bil­ion, stun­ninga be­lea­guered bankingind us­try that has proven vul­ner­a­ble to unau­tho­rized trades. Po­lice in Lon­don ar­rested Kw eku Adob oli, 31, in con­nec­tion with the loss .( He was sen­tenced to seven years in prison.) In 1960, Mau­rice“Rocket”

Richard an­nounced his re­tire­ment from hoc key af­ter play­ing18 sea­sons with the Mon­treal Can a di ens. Richard was the great­est goal-scorer of his era, with­areg­u­lar sea­son to­talof5 4 4 and he once scored 50 goals in 50 games.

In 1995, St. Louis Car­di­nals Gold Glove short­stop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 dou­ble plays.

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