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Notable Historical Events for January 24th

1986NY Islander Mike Bossy scores his 1,000th point

1679King Charles II disbands English parliament

1954Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open

198643th Golden Globes: Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win

1927Director Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film, The Pleasure Garden, in England.

1969Spanish General Franco announces state of emergency

1839Charles Darwin elected Fellow of the Royal Society

1961Edward Albee's "American Dream," premieres in NYC

1943Hitler orders German troops at Stalingrad to fight to the death

1913Franz Kafka stops working on "Amerika"; it will never be finished

January 24th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on January 24th

1943Sharon Tate, Dallas Texas, actress (Valley of the Dolls)

1925Maria Tallchief, Fairfax Ok, ballerina, (d. 2013)

1862Edith Wharton [-Jones], New York NY, Pulitzer prize-winning novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth), (d. 1937)

1941Neil Diamond, Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Jazz Singer)

January 24th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on January 24th

1884Abolutionist Frederick Douglass marries 2nd wife suffragist Helen Pitts

1328King Edward III of England marries Philippa of Henegouwen (Hainault)

1981Singer Davy Jones (35) weds Anita Pollinger

2004Actress Selma Blair (31) weds producer Ahmet Zappa (29) at Carrie Fisher's mansion in Beverly Hills, California

January 24th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on January 24th

1989Ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42

41Caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28 by Praetorian Guards. Known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism.

1965Winston Churchill, PM of Britain (C) (1940-45, 51-55), dies at 90

1993Thurgood Marshall, 1st black supreme court justice (1967-91), dies 84

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