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 This day in History - January 24
352 Historic Events for January 24
1941

Aaron Neville, US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)

Birth
1941

British troops march into Abyssinia

Event
1942

Musical "Star and Garter," premieres in NYC

Event
1943

John Burns, English minister of Local Government (1905-14), dies

Death
1943

Sharon Tate, Dallas Tx, actress (Valley of the Dolls)

Birth
1943

Jewish patients/nurses/doctors incinerated at Auschwitz-Birkenau

Event
1943

Julie Bennett, Beverly Hills CA, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear)

Birth
1943

Hitler orders nazi troops at Stalingrad to fight to death

Event
1944

David Gerrold, [Jerrold David Friedman], author (World of Star Trek)

Birth
1944

Allied troops occupy Nettuno Italy

Event
1945

Scottish 52nd Lowland division occupies Heinsberg

Event
1946

John Harrison, South Africa correspondent (BBC)

Birth
1946

Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Cura‡aos sculptor/painter

Birth
1946

Michael Ontkean, Vancouver BC, actor (Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks)

Birth
1947

Warren Zevon, Chicago, rocker (Excitable Boy)

Birth
1947

Giorgio Chinaglia, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos)

Birth
1947

David Randall, priest

Birth
1947

NFL adds 5th official (back judge) and allows sudden death in playoffs

Event
1947

Felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60

Death
1948

Elliott Abrams, asst secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras

Birth
1948

"Music in My Heart" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 perfs

Event
1948

Australia all out 674 v India (Bradman 201, Hassett 198*)

Event
1948

Dutch Liberal Party forms-People's party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD)

Event
1949

Bart Gordon, (Rep-D-TN, 1985- )

Birth
1949

John Belushi, Chicago Ill, comedian/actor (SNL, Blues Brothers)

Birth