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 This day in History - June 24
382 Historic Events for June 24
1903

Phil Harris, Linton In, actor (Anything Goes, Robin Hood)

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1903

Russia prohibits meetings dealing with Zionist

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1904

Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)

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1906

Pierre Fournier, Paris France, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire)

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1907

Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer

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1908

Yanks replace Clark Griffith with Kid Elberfeld as manager who is destined to have worse won-lost pct of any Yankee mgr 27-71 (.276)

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1908

Hugo Distler, composer

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1908

Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71

Death
1909

Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)

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1909

William G Penney, British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb)

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1909

15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ

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1910

Denis Dowling, baritone

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1910

50th British Golf Open: James Braid shoots a 299 at St Andrews Scot

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1911

Juan Manuel Fangio, racing driver

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1911

17th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 307 at Chicago GC in Ill

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1912

Norman Cousins, editor (Saturday Review)

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1912

Brian Johnston, cricketer (BBC radio commentator and cake connoisseur)

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1912

Selwyn Powell, art editor

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1913

Frank Lynes, composer, dies at 55

Death
1913

Max van Praag, Dutch singer

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1913

John Kubris, Czech resistance fighter

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1913

53rd British Golf Open: J H Taylor shoots a 304 at Hoylake Hoylake

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1914

King Peter I of Serbia names son Alexander the Prince-regent

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1915

800 dies as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago

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1915

Charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar

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