Milestones Feb. 5, 2007

KILLED. Hrant Dink, 52, prominent Turkish newspaper editor who championed the rights of ethnic Armenians; by a gunman who shot him as he was leaving his office; in Istanbul. Dink angered many Turks by challenging the official version of how hundreds of thousands of Armenians died during World War I, insisting that the dead were victims not of famine but of genocide. A suspect, Ogun Samast, 17, was arrested.

DIED. Lilly Rodriguez, 59, scrappy, pioneering athlete who in the 1970s helped popularize and legitimize boxing and kickboxing for women by winning a string of featherweight titles in both sports and defying...

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