Larry Bird Retires from the NBA on This Day in History, August 18, 1992

Larry Bird - Mini Biography
Larry Bird - Mini Biography

22 years ago today, Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics retired from basketball. Bird won the NBA Championship three times (1981, 1984, 1986) and was voted the NBA's Most Valuable Player 3 times in a row between 1984-1986 in his 13 seasons as a player.

More on This Day in History:

1960: The Beatles gave their first public performance.

1969: Woodstock concluded with a mid-morning performance by Jimi Hendrix.

1978: Comedic Actor Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California.

1979: "Good Times" by Chic had the number one spot on Billboard's Hot 100 Chart.

2013: Penn State settled the first of the Sandusky Sex Scandal Lawsuits.

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