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 This day in History - July 24
413 Historic Events for July 24
1902

Nora Swinburne, England, actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River)

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1902

Hans Chemin-Petit, composer

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1902

Trumper a century before lunch 4th Test Cricket v England

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1903

Robert Mills Delaney, composer

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1904

James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59)

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1905

Treaty of Bj”rk”: Emperor Wilhelm II/czar Nicholas II

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1907

Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario

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1908

John Hayes wins 4th olympics marathon (2:55:18.4 world record)

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1909

Bkln Dodger Nap Rucker strikes out 16 Pitts Pirates

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1910

Matador Juan Belmonte (18) kills his 1st bull

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1910

Edward Ford, registrat Order of Merit

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1910

Harry Horner, stage/Film Designer

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1911

Cleve's League Park hosts 1st unofficial ML All Star game (benefit game for Addie Joss' family). Cleveland Naps lose to All Stars 5-3

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1911

Hiram Bingham discovers Lost City of the Incas

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1913

George H Brown, film producer

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1913

Johnny McAfee, Dallas Tx, singer (Sammy Kaye Show)

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1914

David Miles Bensuan-Butt, economist

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1914

Edwin Mirvish, owner (Old Vic)

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1914

Frank Silvera, Kingston Jamaica, actor (High Chaparral)

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1914

Kenneth B Clark, Canal Zone, civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto)

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1914

Riccardo Malipiero, composer

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1914

Robert Emhardt, actor (Mac-Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers)

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1915

Frank Thistlethwaite, vice chancellor (University of East Anglia)

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1915

Excursion ship Eastland capsizes in Lake Michigan, 852 die

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1916

John D MacDonald, novelist (Deep Blue Goodbye)

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