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 This day in History - September 24
399 Historic Events for September 24
1923

Ladislav Fuks, writer

Birth
1923

Premiere of 1st celluloid film "Das Leben auf dem Dorfe" (Berlin)

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1924

Boston, Massachusetts opens its airport

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1924

Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge

Birth
1924

Walter Fufido, Bronx NY, Iwo Jima casualty (WW II)

Birth
1924

Simpson Guillen, cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies and NZ)

Birth
1924

Sheila MacRae, London England, actress (Jackie Gleason Show)

Birth
1926

Cardinals clinch NL pennant by beating Giants 6-4

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1927

NHL's Toronto St Patricks become Maple Leafs

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1927

Richard Swift, composer

Birth
1927

Yanks set record of 106 victories

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1928

Cohan/Lardner's musical "Elmer the Great," premieres in NYC

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1929

George McNicol, principal (Aberdeen University)

Birth
1929

Yanks Tom Zachary ends season 12-0

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1929

Lt James H Doolittle guides a Consolidated N-Y-2 Biplane over Mitchell Field in NY in 1st all-instrument flight

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1930

John Watts Young, SF Calif, astronaut (Gem 3 10, Apol 10 16, STS 1 9)

Birth
1930

Noel Coward's "Private Lives," premieres in London

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1930

G Kaufman and M Hart's "Once in a Lifetime," premieres in NY

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1930

Portsmouth beats Brooklyn in 1st NFL game played under floodlights

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1931

Round-robin playoff among NYC's 3 major league teams, to raise money for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants and Yanks

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1931

Anthony Newley, Engld, actor (Dr Doolitte, Garbage Pail Kids)/composer

Birth
1931

Brian Glanville, author/journalist

Birth
1931

Cardiss Collins, (Rep-D-Illinois, 1973- )

Birth
1932

Svetlana Beriozova, ballerina

Birth
1932

NY Gov Franklin D Roosevelt visits LA

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