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 This day in History - September 24
399 Historic Events for September 24
1933

Mervyn Brown, diplomat

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1933

Catherine Pestell, principal (Somerville College Oxford)

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1934

Robert Lang, actor (Night Watch)/director

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1934

John Brunner, [Kilian Houston], UK, sci-fi author (100th Millennium)

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1934

Bernard Nevill, textile designer

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1934

Manfred W”rner, German general/sect-gen (NATO, 1988-94)

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1934

Idle Detroit wins pennant, as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-0

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1934

2500 fans see Babe Ruth's farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium

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1934

Edwin Lehare, composer, dies at 69

Death
1935

Lawrence Urquhart, CEO (Burmah Castrol)

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1935

Barbara Brilliant, TV host/producer

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1936

Jim Henson, Greenville Miss, muppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show)

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1937

Alan Grose, British vice-admiral

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1938

Don Budge becomes 1st tennis player to grand slam

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1938

Alice Marble wins her 2nd singles US tennis title

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1939

Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies

Death
1940

Luftwaffe bombs Spitfire-factory in Southampton

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1940

Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career HR

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1940

Barbara Allbut, Orange NJ, rock vocalist (Angels)

Birth
1941

Bomb explosion in German headquarter in Hotel Continental in Kiev

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1941

9 Allied govts pledged adherence to Atlantic Charter

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1941

John Mackey, NFL tight end (Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers)

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1941

Linda Eastman McCartney, NYC, Mrs Paul McCartney, rocker (Wings-Ram)

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1942

Gerry Marsden, rock vocalist (Gerry and Pacemakers-Ferry crossed Mersey)

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1942

Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut Meister, Orange NJ, rocker (Angels)

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