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 This day in History - June 24
382 Historic Events for June 24
1931

USSR and Afghanistan sign neutrality treaty

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1932

David McTaggart, co-founder (Greenpeace)

Birth
1932

Coup ends absolute monarchy in Thailand

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1933

Sissieretta Joyner Jones, "Black Patti", US singer, dies at about 64

Death
1934

Bob Holthus, horse trainer

Birth
1935

Terry Riley, Colfax Calif, composer (Spectra)

Birth
1935

Pete Hamill, Brooklyn, NY, journalist (NY Post)

Birth
1936

Mary McLeod Bethune named director of Negro Affairs in Natl Youth Adm

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1936

Joe DiMaggio becomes 5th to hit 2 HRs in 1 inn, Yanks beat Browns 18-4

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1936

Nandor Zsolt, composer, dies at 49

Death
1938

"Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies

Death
1938

Walter Willison, Monterrey Park Calif, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)

Birth
1938

Lowell Cross, composer

Birth
1938

Boris Lagutin, USSR, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)

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1938

500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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1939

Pan Am's 1st US to England flight

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1939

Henry Lawrence Garett III, Miami Fla, Sect of Navy (1989-92)

Birth
1940

France signs an armistice with Italy during WW II

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1941

Graham McKenzie, cricketer (prolific Australian pace bowler 1961-71)

Birth
1941

Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy Lithuania, exterminated

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1941

Germans advanced into Russia and took Vilna, Brest-Litovsk and Kaunas

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1942

Admiral Ernest King orders Tulagi (Solomon Island) reconquered

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1942

Michele Lee, LA Calif, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug)

Birth
1942

Gerhart Roth, writer

Birth
1942

Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)

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