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Indiana Quick Quiz


  1.      October 16 - October 22 The Week in Indiana History | Spotlight on LakeWhere did Larry Bird play college basketball?
  2.      How many NBA championships did Larry Bird win?
  3.      How many times was Larry Bird named MVP of the NBA Finals?
  4.      What year did Larry Bird win an Olympic God Medal?

Answers Below



December 3, 1914 Edward "Corky" Cornelius, American jazz trumpeter (Benny Goodman; Gene Krupa), born in Cicero.


December 3, 1968 Brendan Fraser American actor (Encino Man; The Mummy films; Gods and Monsters), born in Indianapolis.



December 5, 1896 Marshall "Major" Taylor of Indianapolis won his first professional bicycle race. He soon became famous as a world-class cyclist who set records in distances from one-quarter mile through two miles. 



GSPDecember 6, 1924 Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter died in Los Angeles when her automobile was struck by a streetcar. Her novels, poetry, and photography captured her love of outdoor Indiana.


Larry Bird

December 7, 1956  Larry Bird American Basketball HOF forward, coach, executive, NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, NBA  All Star, born in West Baden.


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