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 This day in History - March 24
378 Historic Events for March 24
1882

German scientist Robert Koch discovers bacillus cause of TB

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1882

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, US poet (Song of Hiawatha), dies at 75

Death
1883

James I Wedgwood, British theosophist/old-catholic bishop

Birth
1883

1st telephone call between NY and Chicago

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1884

Gino Marinuzzi, composer

Birth
1884

Peter Debye, Holland, physical chemist (Nobel 1936)

Birth
1885

Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08)

Birth
1887

Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, San Jose CA, actor (Keystone comedies)

Birth
1887

Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from US (to Turkey)

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1888

Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)

Birth
1890

Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge" (BG)

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1890

Miguel Suriel, Neth Antillian writer (Muh‚ culpabel)

Birth
1891

Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations)

Birth
1891

John Knittel, writer

Birth
1894

37 miners killed at Franklin, WA

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1894

Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68

Death
1895

Arthur Murray, dancer (Arthur Murray's Dance Party)

Birth
1895

Sid Saylor, Chicago Ill, actor (Wally-Waterfront)

Birth
1896

Gianna Manzini, writer

Birth
1897

Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-US psycho analysist (character analysis)

Birth
1897

Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor

Birth
1898

George Alpert, railroad executive

Birth
1898

Dorothy Stratton, organizer (SPARS-women's branch of US Coast Guard)

Birth
1898

1st automobile sold

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1899

Billy Barnes, cricketer (725 runs in 21 Tests for England), dies

Death