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 This day in History - July 24
413 Historic Events for July 24
1868

George Cattermole, painter/illustrator, dies

Death
1870

Fred Law Olmsted Jr, architect/landscaper

Birth
1870

1st trans-US rail service begins

Event
1876

Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66

Death
1877

1st time federal troops are used to combat strikers

Event
1878

Lord Dunsany, [Edward JMD Plunkett], Irish sci-fi writer (Time and Gods)

Birth
1880

Ernest Bloch, Geneva Switzerland, composer (MacBeth)

Birth
1883

Arabi Pasha declares a holy war in Egypt

Event
1883

Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, drowns above Niagara Falls

Death
1884

Abraham Rutgers, Dutch governor (Suriname, 1928-33)

Birth
1885

Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer

Birth
1886

Junichiro Tanizaki, Japan, writer (Snow Dusting)

Birth
1886

China takes British protectorate of Burma

Event
1888

Arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's)

Birth
1893

For only time in history of US Tennis championships, an event is held off the Eastern seaboard. Men's double championship in Chicago

Event
1894

Walter Schulthess, composer

Birth
1896

Hermann Kasack, German writer (Die Stadt hinter dem Strom)

Birth
1897

Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian/Dutch designer (Eindhoven Theatre)

Birth
1897

Karl von Mechow, German writer (Auf Dem Wege, Vorsommer)

Birth
1898

Amelia Earhart, US aviator (1st woman to solo Atlantic)

Birth
1898

Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter

Birth
1899

Chief Dan George, actor (Little Big Man)

Birth
1900

Ferdinand Hamet, Dutch missionary in Mongolia, murdered at 59

Death
1900

Zelda Fitzgerald, 1st wife of F Scott

Birth
1900

Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed

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