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 This day in History - April 24
388 Historic Events for April 24
1955

Conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends

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1955

KMAU (now KGMV) TV channel 3 in Wailuku, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1955

Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79

Death
1955

Michael O'Keefe, NJ, actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife)

Birth
1955

Jack Kingston, (Rep-R-Georgia)

Birth
1955

KFDM TV channel 6 in Beaumont, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1956

AL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game

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1956

Henry Stephenson, actor (Conquest, Mr Lucky), dies at 85

Death
1956

Albrecht G Alt, German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72

Death
1957

Chic Cub pitchers walk NL record 9 Reds in 5th inning

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1957

Andries CD de Graeff, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1926-31), dies at 84

Death
1957

Tricia Lange, Hollywood Calif, playmate (June, 1984)

Birth
1958

Fernando Luna, Spain, tennis star

Birth
1958

Lee Walls hits 3 HRS, as Cubs beat Dodgers 15-2

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1959

Neth Dance Theater opens (Rudi of Dantzig and Cut Flier)

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1959

Jef van Hoof, composer, dies at 72

Death
1959

WICD TV channel 15 in Champaign, IL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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1959

Yvonne D Cagle, West Point NY, MD/astronaut

Birth
1960

John P "John" Musch, actor/founder (JM), dies at 84

Death
1960

Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)

Birth
1960

?, weatherman (WNYW TV NYC)

Birth
1960

Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed

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1960

14th Tony Awards: Miracle Worker and Fiorello! win

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1960

Record 4 grand slams hit today

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1960

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open

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