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Notable Historical Events for January 24th

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

1076Synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII

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

1722Tsar Peter the Great begins civil system

1983Hulk Hogan pins Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title

198643th Golden Globes: Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win

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

1954Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open

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

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

January 24th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on January 24th

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

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

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

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

January 24th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on January 24th

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

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

1884Abolutionist Frederick Douglass marries 2nd wife suffragist Helen Pitts

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

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

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

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

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