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Nashville Predators name Barry Trotz as inaugural coach

When longtime Capitals general manager David Poile was hired by the newly established Nashville Predators, he decided to bring Trotz along to become the team's first head coach. He was named the head coach of the Predators in 1997.


Sailor's record non-stop westwards around the world

Sir Charles "Chay" Blyth is a Scottish yachtsman and rower. In 1971, Blyth became the first person to sail non-stop westwards around the world, aboard the yacht British Steel, taking 292 days, and as a result was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.


Stirling Moss scores his 15th and final Formula 1 victory

The race was won by British driver Stirling Moss, driving a Lotus 18/21 for privateer outfit the Rob Walker Racing Team; it proved to be his 16th and last Grand Prix victory. Moss started from the second row of the grid and lead every lap of the race.


The first woman swims across the English Channel

Gertrude Caroline Ederle was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in five events. She became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Among other nicknames, the press sometimes called her "Queen of the Waves".

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