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 This day in History - June 24
382 Historic Events for June 24
1942

Africa Corps occupy Egypt

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1943

Allies begin 10-day bombing on Hamburg

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1943

Georg Stanford Brown, Havana Cuba, actor (Terry Webster-Rookies)

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1944

Bruce Johnston, singer/bassist (Beachboys-Surfin' Girl) [or Apr 26]

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1944

Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]

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1944

Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)

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1944

Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic)

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1944

Rio Gebhardt, composer, dies at 36

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1945

Betty Stove, Netherlands, tennis player (US Doubles 1972)

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1945

Schermerhorn govt forms

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1945

Colin Blunstone, England, rocker (Zombies-Never Even Thought)

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1945

George E Pataki, Peekskill NY, (Gov-R-NY, 1995- )

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1946

Georges Bidault elected premier of France

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1946

11.72" (29.77 cm) of rainfall at Mellen Wisc (state 24-hr record)

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1946

Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)

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1946

Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)

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1947

Flying saucers sighted over Mount Rainier by pilot Ken Arnold

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1947

Jim Ferrier wins PGA golf tournament

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1947

Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career

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1947

Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)

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1947

29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow CC Detroit

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1947

Peter Weller, Stevens Point WI, actor (Robocop, Of Unknown Origin)

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1948

Republican Natl Convention in Phila nominates NY gov Thomas Dewey

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1948

Patrick Morza, Morges Switzerland, rock keyboardist (Yes)

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1948

Soviet Union begins Berlin Blockade

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