Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Date, June 7

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Date, June 7

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1937: As the climax of a weeklong celebration of the 150th anniversary of its founding, the University of Pittsburgh celebrated the completion of its 42-story Cathedral of Learning a decade after construction on the building was started.

1987: "Fences," a family drama written by Pittsburgh native August Wilson and set in the Hill District, won four 1987 Tony Awards, including best play, best actor and best director.

1996: Hillary Rodham Clinton, wife of President Bill Clinton, visited the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild and the Strip District in Pittsburgh.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

Movie director James Ivory, 90. Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner, 89. Singer Tom Jones, 78. Actor Ken Osmond (TV: "Leave It to Beaver"), 75. Actor Liam Neeson, 66. Record producer L. …

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