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 This day in History - September 24
399 Historic Events for September 24
1983

Test cricket debut of Shoaib Mohammad, son of Hanif, v India Jullundur

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1984

Cubs clinch NL East title

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1984

Paul McCartney release "No More Lonely Nights"

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1984

Neil Hamilton, actor (Com Gordon-Batman), dies of asthma at 85

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1985

Apollo Computer Inc lays off 300 employees

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1985

Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m)

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1985

Expos Andre Dawson joins Willey McCovey to hit 2 HRs in an inn twice

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1985

Montreal Expo Andre Dawson is 9th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th)

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1987

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1988

Carl Lewis runs world record 100m (9.92 sec)

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1988

Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal bishop

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1988

Canada's Ben Johnson runs drug-assisted 100 m in 9.79 sec

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1988

Jackie Joyner-Kersee of USA sets heptathlon woman's record (7,291)

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1988

Dave Stieb has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in the 9th

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1989

28th Ryder Cup: US and Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England

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1989

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Nippon Travel-MBS Golf Classic

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1990

Jay Currin, stuntman/actor (Back to the Beach, Serial), dies at 34

Death
1990

East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact

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1990

Supreme Soviet gives approval to switch to free market

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1990

South African president F W de Klerk meets Pres Bush in Wash DC

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1990

West German Pres Richard von Weizsaecker signs reunification treaty

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1991

Robin Yount is 37th to hit 2,000 singles

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1991

Theodore Geisel, author (Dr Seuss), dies of cancer at 87

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1991

Mary Lawrence, actress (Best Man), dies of respiratory failure at 73

Death
1991

"Good and Evil" and "Sibs" premieres on ABC TV

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