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 This day in History - April 24
388 Historic Events for April 24
1947

Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)

Birth
1948

Joseph Wihtol, composer, dies at 84

Death
1948

Manuel Marua Ponce, Mexican composer (Ferial), dies at 65

Death
1948

Rosita Marstini, actress (I Cover Waterfront, Big Parade), dies at 54

Death
1948

Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire

Birth
1948

Eddie James Hart, Martinez Cal, 4x100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-72)

Birth
1949

3rd Tony Awards: Death of a Salesman and Kiss Me Kate win

Event
1950

Pres Truman denies there are communists in US govt

Event
1950

Independent republic of South Molukkas declared

Event
1950

"Peter Pan" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 320 performances

Event
1951

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open

Event
1951

Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator

Birth
1952

Hans [Hendrik A] Kramers, physicist (quantum mechanics), dies at 57

Death
1952

Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State, dies at 82

Death
1953

John P Hiler, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )

Birth
1953

Porter Carroll Jr, drummer (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)

Birth
1953

Eric Bogosian, Woburn MA, actor (Talk Radio)

Birth
1953

Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Event
1954

Australia and USSR break diplomatic relations

Event
1954

WSEE TV channel 35 in Erie, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

Vince Ferragamo, NFL/CFL quarterback (LA Rams, Montr‚al Alouettes)

Birth
1954

Jack Blades, rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)

Birth
1954

Captain Sensible, [Ray Burns], UK, rock bassist (Women and Capts 1st)

Birth
1954

1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina

Event
1955

Gaullists lose elections in France

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