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 This day in History - June 24
382 Historic Events for June 24
1915

Fred Hoyle, cosmologist (proposed steady-state universe theory)

Birth
1916

John Ciardi, poet/critic (translated Dante)

Birth
1917

Russian Black Sea fleet mutiny at Sebastopol

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1919

Al Molinaro, Kenosha Wisc, actor (Murray-Odd Couple, Al-Happy Days)

Birth
1920

Bernhard Krol, composer

Birth
1920

James Eric Storrar, fighter Pilot

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1920

Chuvash Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR

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1921

Billy Casper, golfer

Birth
1922

AFPA changes name to NFL, Chicago Staleys become Chicago Bears

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1922

Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54

Death
1922

Roy Elihu Travis, NYC, composer (Passion of Dedipus)

Birth
1922

Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)

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1922

Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)

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1923

Pope Pius XI speaks against allies occupying Ruhrgebied

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1923

Jack Carter, Bkln NY, comedian/actor (Amazing Dobermans, Octagon)

Birth
1924

Ranasinghe Premadasa, president of Sri Lanka (1989-93)

Birth
1924

59th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 301 at Hoylake Hoylake

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1925

Len Jagger, English businessman/multi-millionaire

Birth
1927

Joseph Pierce Jr, horse trainer

Birth
1928

32nd US Golf Open: Johnny Farrell shoots a 294 at Olympia Fields Ill

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1930

Herbert C Klien, (Rep-D-New Jersey)

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1930

Ground is broken for construction of Cleveland Stadium

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1930

Claude Chabrol, Paris France, director (Les Cousins, Oph‚lia)

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1930

1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC

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1931

Billy Casper, SD Ca, golfer, 3-time PGA Player of Year ('66, '68, '70)

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