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 This day in History - August 24
363 Historic Events for August 24
1991

Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation

Event
1991

Abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99

Death
1991

Gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party

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1991

Silky Stallone, wins the Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway

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1991

Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0

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1991

Ukraine declares independence from USSR

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1991

Mike Sokoll, cowboy actor, dies at 97

Death
1991

Bernard Castro, patented convertible couch, dies at 87

Death
1991

Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Neth/Indon writer (Camp Diary), dies at 86

Death
1992

Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74

Death
1992

Larrie Londin, jazz drummer, dies at 48

Death
1992

Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die

Event
1992

Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint

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1992

Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings

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1992

1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)

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1993

Padres scores 14 in 1st vs Cardinals

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1993

Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101

Death
1993

Mars Observer comes closest to Mars

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1994

Jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23

Death
1994

Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m free style (14:41.66)

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1994

Wijnanda MC "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Van de Reve Sr, dies at 82

Death
1994

Israel and PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare and tourism

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1994

Kieren Perkins swims world record 800m free style (7:46.00)

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1995

Windows 95 debuts

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1995

Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island

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