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Notable Historical Events for January 24th

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

2009Pope Benedict XVI rescinds the excommunications of four bishops consecrated without papal consent in 1988 by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre.

1962Mickey Wright/Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Naples Pro-Am Golf Tournament

1969Spanish General Franco announces state of emergency

2006After losing the federal election to Stephen Harper, Paul Martin resigns as leader of the Liberal party

1962Jackie Robinson is 1st Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1952Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada.

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

198643th Golden Globes: Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win

41Claudius succeeds his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after his assassination by Praetorian Guards.

January 24th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on January 24th

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

76Hadrian, Italica, Roman Emperor (117-138, builder of Hadrian's Wall)

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

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

January 24th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on January 24th

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

1884Abolutionist Frederick Douglass marries 2nd wife suffragist Helen Pitts

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

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

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

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

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

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