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On this day: June 14

POSTED: 2:52 AM Jun 12 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jun 14 2013

The Continental Army is established, Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the American flag, Paris falls to the Nazis, and a rhesus monkey flies into space, all on this day.

OTD June 14 - Phil Jackson
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2009: Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson breaks Red Auerbach's record by winning his 10th NBA title. Jackson had twice coached the Chicago Bulls to three straight NBA titles in 1991-93 and 1996-98 and won three more in a row with the Lakers from 2000-02. He would coach the Lakers to another title in 2010, raising his career total to 11th NBA titles as a coach to go along with two he earned as a player for the New York Knicks in the early 1970s.

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