Los Angeles is founded, Arkansas' governor calls out the National Guard to prevent the integration of a Little Rock school, swimmer Mark Spitz sets a new Olympic gold medal mark, and Google is founded, all on this day.
2006: Australian wildlife expert and TV personality Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin dies after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming an underwater documentary film at the Great Barrier Reef. He was 44 years old. He's seen here in the 2002 movie "The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course."
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