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Okla. governor to declare Jim Thorpe Day
Thursday, May 22, 2003

Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry (D) will declare May 22 "Jim Thorpe Day."

Thorpe, a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, is considered one of the greatest athletes in American history. He won two gold medals at the 1912 Olympics.

Get the Story:
Jim Thorpe to be honored on his birthday (The Native American Times 5/21)
Jim Thorpe to be remembered at Capitol (The Shawnee News-Star 5/22)

Relevant Links:
Jim Thorpe, Official Site -
Jim Thorpe, the place -

Related Stories:
Thorpe to be on Wheaties box (11/21)
Reburial of Jim Thorpe sought (8/21)
Remains of Jim Thorpe sought (1/16)
Put Thorpe on Wheaties (5/15)

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