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 This day in History - April 24
388 Historic Events for April 24
1971

Soyuz 10 returns to Earth

Event
1972

Nicolas Gill, Montreal Quebec, 86kg judoka (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)

Birth
1972

Jamie Brown, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)

Birth
1972

Chipper Jones, Deland FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

Birth
1973

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, cricketer (prodigy at 16, Indian capt at 23)

Birth
1973

Ville Peltonen, hockey forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998)

Birth
1973

Melissa Short, Kaaawa Hawaii, Miss America (Hawaii-Top 10-1997)

Birth
1973

Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

Jamie Brown, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)

Birth
1973

Eric Snow, NBA guard (Phila 76ers, Seattle Supersonics)

Birth
1974

NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Bucaneers

Event
1974

Dutch women hockey team becomes world champion

Event
1974

Toine Rorije, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)

Birth
1974

Marc Collins, NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks)

Birth
1974

Jared Tomich, defensive end (New Orleans Saints)

Birth
1974

Bud Abbott, comedian (Abbott and Costello), dies at 78

Death
1975

Michael Stewart, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)

Birth
1975

Penguins 1-Isles 4-Quarterfinals-series tied at 3-3

Event
1975

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1975

William Hartnell, actor (Jackpot, This Sporting Life), dies at 67

Death
1975

Justin Boocock, Launceston Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Mark Tobey, US abstract painter, (Broadway Norm), dies at 85

Death
1976

Sonya Jeyaseelan, Newestminster BC, tennis star (1995 Futures Fla)

Birth
1976

Shane McDermott, actor (Garrett Booth-Swan's Crossing)

Birth
1977

Ryan Mitchell, Port Augusta SA Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth