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 This day in History - January 24
352 Historic Events for January 24
1988

1st WWF Royal Rumble - Jim Duggan wins

Event
1989

1st reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex

Event
1989

Ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42

Death
1990

Japanese MUSES-A (Hiten) launched towards moon

Event
1990

Madge Bellamy, actress (White Zombie), dies at 87

Death
1991

Lawrence Lott, actor (Real Men, Phila Experiment), dies of AIDS at 40

Death
1991

George Gobel, comedian, dies of a heart attack at 71

Death
1991

"Les Miserables," opens at Theatre St Denis, Montreal

Event
1992

Tina Chow, model, dies of AIDs at 41

Death
1992

John Bleifer, actor (Highway to Heaven), dies at 90

Death
1992

Charles Moulin, French actor (French Tarzan), dies

Death
1993

Ashley Jade Stern, daughter of radio personality Howard Stern

Birth
1993

Ugur Mumcu, Turkish journalist (Cumhuriyet Murder), dies

Death
1993

Thurgood Marshall, 1st black supreme court justice (1967-91), dies 84

Death
1993

14th annual star-athon $24,000,000

Event
1993

Soyuz TM-16 launches

Event
1993

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis

Event
1993

Polish ferry boat John Heweliusz sinks, 52 killed

Event
1994

Dow Jones closes above 3,900 for 1st time (3,914.48)

Event
1994

Michalis Vranopoulos, head of Greek state bank, murdered at 48

Death
1995

Wim H Sinnige, Amsterdam PvdA alderman of Finance, dies at 60

Death
1995

Victor Reinganum, artist, dies at 87

Death
1995

Ian Prestt, English ornithologist, dies at 65

Death
1996

Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65

Death
1996

Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner, dies at 75

Death