Archive for February 10th, 2010

On this day in 1962: In a meet at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, Charlotte-reared Jim Beatty, a UNC Chapel Hill alumnus, runs the mile in 3 minutes, 58.9 seconds — the first time the 4-minute barrier has been broken on an indoor track. Pictured: A pinback button promoting Beatty’s candidacy for the N.C. House, […]

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