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 This day in History - February 24
426 Historic Events for February 24
1933

Spottiswoode Aitken, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home), dies at 64

Death
1934

Shuko Mizuno, composer

Birth
1934

Bettino Craxi, Italy's 1st socialist premier (1983-87)

Birth
1934

Flemming Nielsen, Denmark, soccer player (Olympic-silver-1960)

Birth
1934

Linda Cristal, Buenos Aires Arg, actress (Victoria-High Chapparal)

Birth
1934

Frank Chapot, US, equestrian (Olympic-silver-1960, 1972)

Birth
1934

Renata Scotto, Savona Italy, soprano (Violetta-La Traviata)

Birth
1935

Renata Scotto, singer

Birth
1937

Jerry Wiggin, British MP

Birth
1937

1st US group hospital-medical cooperative authorized, Wash, DC

Event
1938

James Farentino, Bkln NY, actor (Dead and Buried, Final Countdown)

Birth
1938

Du Pont begins commercial production of nylon toothbrush bristles

Event
1938

Kathleen Richardson, president (Methodist Conference)

Birth
1939

Roy Harris' 3rd Symphony, premieres in Boston

Event
1939

George Bain, principal (London Business School)

Birth
1940

Theo Bosch, Dutch humanist/architect (Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam)

Birth
1940

Denis Law, British(?) soccer player

Birth
1940

Jimmy Ellis, WBA heavyweight boxing champ (1968-70)

Birth
1940

Frances Langford records "When You Wish Upon a Star"

Event
1941

Anti nazi meeting at Noordermarkt Amsterdam

Event
1941

43 Geuzen resistance fighter trial opens in the Hague

Event
1941

Oskar Loerke, German director (Longest Day-1926), dies at 56

Death
1942

Joe Lieberman, (Sen-D Connecticut)

Birth
1942

Paul Jones, England, rocker (Manfried Mann-Mighty Quinn)

Birth
1942

Stuart Henry, British disc jockey

Birth