Today in sports history: Celtics' Dave Cowens lifts Celtics in Game 1 of '76 Finals
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Today in sports history: Celtics' Dave Cowens lifts Celtics in Game 1 of '76 Finals

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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander arrived on the Red Planet to begin searching for evidence of water, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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