On this day: April 5

POSTED: 05:37 PM MDT Apr 02, 2013    UPDATED: 10:00 PM MDT Apr 05, 2016 

George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.

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2016: UConn wins an unprecedented fourth straight NCAA women's basketball championship, beating Syracuse 82-51. The victory also extended the team's winning streak to 75. With the victory, UConn coach Geno Auriemma won his 11th championship, moving him past coaching legend John Wooden for the most in college basketball history. The previous record for consecutive women's titles was three, held both by UConn (2002-04) and Tennessee (1996-98). In winning the four titles, the Connecticut seniors went 24-0 in their four tournaments runs.

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