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 This day in History - February 24
426 Historic Events for February 24
1958

Fernand Baldensperger [Fernand Baldenne], French poet, dies at 86

Death
1958

Susan Scannell, Lexington Mass, actress (Nicole-Dynasty)

Birth
1959

Michael Roy Whitney, cricket (great NSW and Aussie lefty quick 1981-92)

Birth
1959

Beth Broderick, Falmouth KY, actress (Aunt Zelda-Sabrina)

Birth
1960

Italian govt of Segni falls

Event
1960

Jean Binet, composer, dies at 66

Death
1960

US beats Germany in Olympic hockey finals round, 9-1

Event
1961

L‚on Jeunehomme, Belgian teacher (P‚dagogie en Cours), dies at 77

Death
1961

Ruud Really, soccer player (Feyenoord)

Birth
1961

Persijn "Dakota" Joling, Dutch rock guitarist/singer (Pilgrims-Red)

Birth
1961

Janice Gibson, Tulsa OK, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown-Warren-15th)

Birth
1961

Explorer (10) fails to reach Earth orbit

Event
1962

General mobilization in Indonesia over New-Guinea

Event
1962

Michelle Shocked, singer/musician

Birth
1962

"New Faces of '62" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 28 performances

Event
1962

"Sail Away" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 167 performances

Event
1962

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1963

Fuad Reveiz, NFL kicker (Minn Vikings)

Birth
1963

Matias Carrillo, Mexican/US baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)

Birth
1964

Frank Conroy, actor (Midnight Mary, Threat), dies at 73

Death
1964

Alexander Archipenko, Ukr sculptor/water colors painter, dies at 76

Death
1964

Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing title

Event
1965

Beatles begin filming "Help" in Bahamas

Event
1965

East German president Ulbricht visits Egypt

Event
1965

Paul Gruber, NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Birth