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Notable Historical Events for June 24th

1947Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career

1948Republican Natl Convention in Phila nominates NY gov Thomas Dewey

1956"Steve Allen Show" returns on NBC-TV

1992John Gotti begins life sentence in jail

1853Gadsden Purchase 29,670-square-mile (76,800 square km) from Mexico (now southern Arizona and New Mexico) for $10 million signed by President Franklin Pierce

1731Freemason and Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen is appointed Provincial Grand Master of Pennsylvania, the first and youngest Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania

2009Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics (they would win the gold medal)

1540English King Henry VIII commands his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves, to leave the court

1748The Kingswood School is opened by John Wesley and his brother Charles Wesley in Bristol. The school later moved to Bath.

1977IRS reveals Jimmy Carter paid no taxes in 1976

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Notable Birthdays on June 24th

1987Lionel Messi, Rosario Argentina, Argentine footballer (FC Barcelona)

1842Ambrose Bierce, Meigs County, Ohio, American writer and satirist (Devil's Dictionary, Nuggets & Dust)

1947Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)

1895Jack Dempsey, "Manassa Mauler", heavyweight boxing champion (1919-26)

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Notable Weddings on June 24th

1933Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles

1924American writer Henry Miller (31) marries 2nd wife June Smerth (21) in Hoboken, New Jersey.

1914MLB greatest pitcher Walter Johnson (26) weds Hazel Lee Roberts in Northwest, Washington DC

1934Golfer Byron Nelson (22) weds Louise Shofner

1967NFL Footballer and later criminal OJ Simpson (19) marries Marguerite Whitley

2010Actress and model Megan Fox (24) weds Beverly Hills 90210 actor Brian Austin Green (36) at the Four Seasons Hualalai near Kona, Hawaii

1904Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen (30) weds Jessie Isabel Cox

2000"Dixie Chicks" lead vocalist Natalie Maines (25) weds "Profit" actor Adrian Pasdar (35) at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Notable Deaths on June 24th

1908Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th US President (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71

1984Clarence Campbell, Canadian NHL president, dies at 78

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