This Day in Jewish History 1972: Swimmer Mark Spitz Sets Olympic Gold Record

American swimmer Mark Spitz won a 7th gold at the 1972 Olympics, setting a 36-year record before getting flown out of Germany after the Munich massacre.

On September 4, 1972, 22-year-old American swimmer Mark Spitz won a seventh gold medal at the Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, swimming the third leg...