What Happened on January 26, 1913

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Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jim Thorpe relinquishes his 1912 Olympic medals for playing as a professional

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe

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