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Racehorse Seabiscuit death in 1947...
Item # 599779
May 19, 1947
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1947
* Seabiscuit death (1st report)
* Underdog thoroughbred racehorse champion
This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 31: "Seabiscuit Dies of Heart Attack At C. S. Howard Ranch on Coast". See photos for text here. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.
wikipedia notes: Seabiscuit (May 23, 1933 – May 17, 1947) was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse in the United States. From an inauspicious start, Seabiscuit became an unlikely champion and a symbol of hope to many Americans during the Great Depression. Seabiscuit became the subject of a 1949 film, The Story of Seabiscuit; a 2001 book, Seabiscuit: An American Legend; and a 2003 film, Seabiscuit, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Category: The 20th Century