On this day: December 4

Published On: Dec 03 2012 06:14:12 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 04 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The U.S. Senate approves America's participation in the United Nations, the "Million Dollar Quartet" jams at Sun Studios, Led Zeppelin disbands, and Pan Am collapses, all on this day.

OTD December 4 - Bernard King
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1956: Basketball Hall of Fame small forward Bernard King, who played 14 seasons with the New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks and the Washington Bullets, is born in Brooklyn, New York. The four-time NBA All-Star was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team in 1978 and led the league in scoring in 1985. King, whose career was cut short by knee problems, ranked 16th on the all-time NBA scoring list when he retired in 1993.

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