Milestones

DIED

Martin Bernal, 76, British scholar and Cornell University professor whose three-volume work Black Athena argued for the importance of African and Semitic influences on Western civilization.

BORN

Ethan, a test-tube rhinoceros, in a Montgomery, Ala., zoo. He is the first rhino successfully conceived through artificial insemination in the U.S.

ARRESTED

Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end, on charges of murder and gun possession in the shooting death of an acquaintance. The Patriots released Hernandez on the day of his arrest.

DIED

Marc Rich, 78, the oil trader who was indicted in the early 1980s on charges of tax...

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