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 This day in History - January 24
352 Historic Events for January 24
1928

Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)

Birth
1929

Willem Royaards, theater directeor (Adam in Ballingschap), dies

Death
1930

J E Mills scores 117 on Test Cricket debut, NZ v England, Wellington

Event
1930

Stewie Dempster scores New Zealand's 1st Test century

Event
1930

Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire

Birth
1931

Kees Z˜lstra, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1931

Ib Norholm, composer

Birth
1932

Werner Steger, composer

Birth
1933

No‰l Coward's "Design for Living," premieres in NYC

Event
1933

Ron Townson, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Aquarius) [or Jan 29]

Birth
1933

Zeke Carey, US RandB-singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You)

Birth
1935

1st canned beer, "Krueger Cream Ale," is sold by Kruger Brewing Co

Event
1936

Benny Goodman and orch record "Stompin' at the Savoy" on Victor Records

Event
1936

Daniel Goode, composer

Birth
1936

Doug Kershaw, La, plays electric fiddle

Birth
1936

Jack Scott, Canada, rocker (My True Love)

Birth
1938

Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist

Birth
1939

Ray Stevens, Clarksdale Ga, singer (Ahab the Arab, Streak)

Birth
1939

30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile

Event
1939

Spanish govt moves to Figueras

Event
1939

Eddie Collins, Willie Keeler and George Sisler elected to Hall of Fame

Event
1940

Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52

Death
1940

Flip Buurmeijer, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1941

Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)

Birth
1941

Neil Diamond, Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Jazz Singer)

Birth