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 This day in History - July 24
413 Historic Events for July 24
1936

Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)

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1936

121øF (49øC), near Alton, Kansas (state record)

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1936

Mark Goddard, Lowell Mass, actor (Don West-Lost in Space)

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1937

Alabama drops charges against 5 blacks accused of rape in Scottsboro

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1937

Baroness Blatch, British minister of state for Education

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1937

Barry Lloyd Vercoe, composer

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1937

Quinlan Terry, architect

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1938

John Sparling, NZ cricket all-rounder (11 Tests 1958-64)

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1938

Instant coffee invented

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1938

Mike Mainieri, rocker

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1938

Colin Southgate, CEO (Thorn EMI)

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1939

Barry [Norman] Malzberg, sci-fi author (Revelations, Beyond Apollo)

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1939

Bob Lilly, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)

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1939

Walter Bellamy, New Bern NC, NBA center (Knicks/Olympic-gold-1960)

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1940

Carroll A Campbell Jr, (Rep-R-SC, 1979-86)

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1940

1st illegal "Newsletter of Pieter It Hen" publishes in Netherlands

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1940

Linthorst Homan, de Quay and Einthoven forms Dutch Union

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1941

FDR demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

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1941

Nazi execute entire Jewish population of Grodz Lithuania

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1941

Barbara Love, rocker

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1941

Red Sox Lefty Grove, 41, wins his 300th game

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1942

Chris Sarandon, WV, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)

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1942

Irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army," premieres in NYC

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1942

Heinz Burt, Hargin Germany, rock bassist (Tornados)

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1943

Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber

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