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Jackie Jo Hooker, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hooker of Riverside Drive, swam 20 feet to win the youngest swimmer contest at an Exchange Club swim meet at Donner Pool in 1967. From The Republic archives

2007

Ray Eddy, Columbus High School and Purdue University basketball star, was named to the Purdue Athletics Hall of Fame, and Mike Phipps, another former Columbus and Purdue sports standout, was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend.

1992

With a high chance of strong thunderstorms, the Bartholomew County 4-H Fair opened.

1967

Acting Columbus Postmaster Frank W. Phillips announced parcel post deliveries in Columbus would be expanded from five to six days a week.