Milestones

DIED

Eugene Polley, 96, inventor of the first wireless TV remote control in 1955; the Flash-Matic shot a beam of light to corners of the TV screen to change the channel.

LAUNCHED

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket, from Cape Canaveral; it is the first commercial spacecraft to launch into orbit to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.

WON

The UEFA Champions League, by Britain's FC Chelsea, which defeated German juggernaut Bayern Munich 4-3 in penalty shots after a tie in regulation play.

DIED

Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi, 60, Libyan convicted of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which...

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