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 This day in History - March 24
378 Historic Events for March 24
1926

The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in Netherlands

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1927

Martin Walser, writer

Birth
1927

Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Belgian and Neth's Wielingen Treaty

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1927

Janos Decsenyi, composer

Birth
1927

Cuban chess champ, Jose Capablanca wins 33-day Grand Chess Tournie

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1928

Byron "Yanks" Janis, McKeesport Pa, pianist (NBC Symphony Orch)

Birth
1928

Vanessa Brown, Vienna Austria, actress (My Favorite Husband)

Birth
1929

Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for S Africa, 1 career no-ball)

Birth
1930

RĖœnsburgse Boys soccer team forms

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1930

Planet Pluto named

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1930

Steve McQueen, Slater Mo, actor (Wanted, Dead or Alive, Blob, Bullitt)

Birth
1930

Kenneth Nelson, Rocky Mount NC, actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family)

Birth
1930

1st religious services telecast in US (W2XBS NYC)

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1931

Thelma Kalama, US, 4 X 100m relay swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1932

William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Hawaii 5-0)

Birth
1932

1st US radio broadcast from a moving train (Belle Baker WABC from MD)

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1932

Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 18 backup)

Birth
1932

George Robert Canning, cricketer (the 4th Lord Harris), dies

Death
1933

David Harries, composer

Birth
1933

Peter I Island incorporated as a Norwegian dependency

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1934

US declares the Philippines to become independent in 1945

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1935

Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour goes national on NBC Radio Network

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1935

Peter Bichsel, writer

Birth
1936

Fredrick Kaufmamn, composer

Birth
1936

Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in 16 mins and 30 seconds of 6th period Stanley Cup game lasts 9 periods (176 mins), ends 1-0

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