Milestones Jun. 11, 2001

RECORD SET. ALAN WEBB, 18, Virginia distance-running phenom who raced a mile in 3:53.43, shattering the 36-year-old U.S. high school record of 3:55.3 set by Kansas Congressman Jim Ryun; in Eugene, Ore.

POSTHUMOUSLY PARDONED. JOHN SNOWDEN, African-American ice-wagon worker who was hanged in 1919 for the murder of a pregnant white woman despite doubtful evidence and pleas by 11 of the 12 jurors for his sentence to be commuted; after the second request for clemency by residents of a city historically divided by race; by Governor Parris Glendening; in Annapolis, Md.

DIED. NKOSI JOHNSON, 12, sweetly tenacious South African AIDS activist...

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