Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, June 4

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, June 4

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1940: The Pirates played their first night game in Forbes Field.

1947: The Allegheny Conference on Community Development, in its first "mass transit" report, branded Pittsburgh's transportation system as outmoded; it recommended an Oakland to Downtown subway, express buses, a curb parking ban, and other measures.

1959: Alcoma Golf Club suffered considerable fire damage.

1986: Lawyer John G. Buchanan, who practiced law in Pittsburgh for 74 years, died in his Shadyside home at age 97.

2011: The jazz festival, Pittsburgh Jazz Live International, came back to Pittsburgh for the first time since 2003.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

Sex therapist and media personality Dr. Ruth Westheimer is 89. Actor Bruce Dern is 81. Musician Roger Ball is 73. Actress-singer Michelle Phillips is 73. …

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