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 This day in History - June 24
382 Historic Events for June 24
1877

Aleksei M Remizov, Russian writer (Iveren)

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1879

Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer

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1881

200 drown as train runs off bridge near Cuautla Mexico

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1882

Joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60

Death
1882

NL expels umpire Richard Higham for dishonesty

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1884

John Lynch is 1st black elected chairman of Republican convention

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1885

British government of Salisbury forms

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1885

Samuel David Ferguson becomes 1st US black bishop

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1888

Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion)

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1891

Ann Sheppard Mounsey, composer, dies at 80

Death
1891

Irving Pichel, Pitts PA, actor/director (Mme Butterfly, Oliver Twist)

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1894

M F Sadi Carnot, president of France (1887-94), murdered at about 56

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1894

Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years

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1895

Jack Dempsey, "Manassa Mauler", heavyweight boxing champion (1919-26)

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1897

Hail injures 26 in Topeka Kansas

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1898

American troops, drive Spanish forces from La Guasimas Cuba

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1899

Magdalene Sz‚kely-Lulofs, Dutch writer (Honger tocht)

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1899

Chief Dan George, actor (Harry and Tonto, Little Big Man. Smith!)

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1899

Bruce Marshall, writer

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1900

Dutch Social-Democratic Worker's party and Socialistenbond merge

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1900

Memphis Minnie, rocker

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1901

1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris

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1901

Harry Partch, Oakland Calif, composer (Oedipus)

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1901

Jewish National Fund starts

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1903

Ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver

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