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 This day in History - October 24
362 Historic Events for October 24
1972

Pat Williams, defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1972

Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Birth
1972

Ruxandra Dragomir, Pitesti Rom, tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles)

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1972

Susan Barnett, Miss Pennsylvania USA (1996)

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1972

Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)

Birth
1973

Allan "Rocky" Lane, actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder), dies at 72

Death
1973

Kenny Holmes, defensive end (Tennessee Oilers)

Birth
1973

Jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies

Death
1973

Heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike

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1973

John Lennon sues US govt to admit FBI is tapping his phone

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1973

Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus

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1974

Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (Texas Rangers)

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1974

David Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65

Death
1974

Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard

Birth
1974

Nathan Parks, tackle (KC Chiefs)

Birth
1975

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris

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1975

Corey Dillon, HB (Cincinnati Bengals)

Birth
1975

Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris

Death
1976

6th NYC Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:39:11

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1976

1st Jewish film and TV festival

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1976

Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70

Death
1976

Yanda Nossiter, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

7th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:10:10

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1976

Hua Guofeng succeeds Mao as China's party leader

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1976

Sadiq and Mushtaq Mohammad score tons in same Test Cricket innings v NZ

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