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 This day in History - July 24
413 Historic Events for July 24
1949

Inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5

Event
1950

Robert W Lehnhoff, [Executioner of Groningen], SS fhrer, executed

Death
1950

Sam Behrens, actor (Jake Meyer-General Hospital, Sunset Beach, LA Law)

Birth
1950

Goutam Ghose, director (Patang, Voyage Beyond, Paar)

Birth
1950

Dan Hedaya, actor (Cheers, Marvin's Room, Clueless)

Birth
1950

V-2/WAC Corporal rocket launch; 1st launch from Cape Canaveral

Event
1951

Chris Smith, MP (Labour)

Birth
1951

Lynda Carter, Phoenix Az, Miss USA (1973)/actress (Wonder Woman)

Birth
1952

Vin Weber, (Rep-R-MN, 1981- )

Birth
1952

112øF (44øC), Louisville, Georgia (state record)

Event
1952

Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record 5K (14:06.6)

Event
1952

Pres Truman settles 53-day steel strike

Event
1953

KEYT TV channel 3 in Santa Barbara, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Julian Brazier, MP

Birth
1953

Steve Grogan, NFL QB (New England Patriots)

Birth
1953

Jon Faddis, jazz trumpeter

Birth
1954

Philippe Alliot, race driver (grand prix)

Birth
1954

Mary Church Terrell, educator/civil rights leader, dies at 90

Death
1955

Ali Sastroamidjojo of Govt resigns in Indonesia

Event
1955

Betty Jameson/Mary Faulk wins Virg Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament

Event
1955

Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)

Birth
1956

Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow," premieres in London

Event
1956

Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jesey City

Event
1957

Pam Tillis, Plant City Fla, country singer (Melancholy Child)

Birth
1957

Sacha Guitry, actor/playwright/director (Lovers and Thieves), dies at 72

Death