Milestones: Sep. 7, 1981

DIED. Valeri Kharlamov, 33, high-scoring forward for the Soviet Union's national ice hockey team since 1969, who was instrumental in the team's Olympic championships in 1972 and 1976; of injuries received in a head-on car collision that also killed his wife Irina; near Moscow.

DIED. Dusko Popov, 69, who as a double agent for British intelligence during World War II warned that the Japanese were planning to attack the United States at Pearl Harbor and helped divert Nazi troops from the site of the Allied invasion at Normandy; after a long illness; in Opio, France. The Yugoslav-born Popov passed false information to...

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