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 This day in History - June 24
382 Historic Events for June 24
1987

Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71

Death
1987

Hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies

Death
1988

Cleve pitcher Doug Jones sets record of 14 consecutive saves

Event
1988

Red Sox begin AL record 23rd consecutive home win streak

Event
1989

Cards Vince Coleman steals record 39th and 40th consecutive bases

Event
1990

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

Event
1991

NHL adopts instant-replay and tenth of second clock in final minute

Event
1991

Martin Rosenblatt, actor (Splitz, Annie Hall, NY Stories), dies at 74

Death
1991

Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter, dies at 91

Death
1992

Juris Podnieks, cameraman/director (Commandant), drowns

Death
1992

Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs

Death
1992

Tony LeMans, singer/songwriter, dies in a car crash at 29

Death
1992

Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel

Event
1992

Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball

Event
1992

John Gotti begins life sentence in jail

Event
1992

Billy Joel, gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville HS at 43

Event
1993

Arab terror group plans bombing of Holland/Lincoln Tunnels caught

Event
1993

Primera, an Andean condor, hatched at Cleve Zoo, 5th born in captivity

Birth
1994

Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder of the LSE, dies at 83

Death
1994

Sally Fields files for divorce from 2nd husband Alan Greisman

Event
1994

Jeff Bagwell of Astros is 28th to hit 2 HRs in an inning

Event
1994

1st French "all news" TV (LCI) begins broadcasting

Event
1995

John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer, dies at 66

Death
1995

John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner, dies at 71

Death
1995

Inshan Ali, cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies

Death