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 This day in History - February 24
426 Historic Events for February 24
1991

Webb Pierce, US country singer (Bye Bye Love), dies of cancer at 64

Death
1992

Kay Loring, dies after long illness

Death
1993

Toy Caldwell, guitarist (Marshall Tucker Band), dies at 45

Death
1993

Bobby Moore, English soccer team capt (World champs 1966), dies

Death
1993

35th Grammy Awards: Tears in Heaven, Eric Clapton wins

Event
1994

Donald Phillips, pianist/composer, dies at 80

Death
1994

Lores Bonney, aviator, dies at 96

Death
1994

Knut Anders Haukfield, SOE Operative, dies at 83

Death
1994

Jean Sablon, crooner, dies at 87

Death
1994

Dinah Shore, singer (Chevrolet), dies of cancer at 76

Death
1994

Scoreboard is unveiled at new Cleve Indians' park (Jacobs Field)

Event
1995

Richard Nicholson, musician, dies at 89

Death
1995

Dow-Jones hits record 4011.74

Event
1996

Cuba downs 2 US planes

Event
1996

Meg Mallon wins LPGA Cup o' Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open

Event
1996

Laurence Richard Deniz, jazz guitarist, dies at 71

Death
1996

James Runcieman Sutherland, academic, dies at 95

Death
1996

Anna Larina, revolutionary, dies at 82

Death
1996

Gene Mitchell, museum director, dies on 70th birthday

Death
1997

Deng Xiaoping, leader of China, cremated (died Feb 19th)

Event
1997

South Africa announces it is constructing largest modern day blimp

Event
1997

Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics), dies at 69

Death
1998

Henny Youngman, comedian (Take my wife please), dies at 92

Death
1998

NHL resumes season since Feb 8th to accomodate the Olympics

Event
1998

Elton John knighted

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