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April 24

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1986Wallis Warfield, the Duchess of Windsor, dies in Paris at age 89.
 
1970Mainland China launches its first satellite into space.
 
1968Mauritius is admitted to the United Nations.
 
1963Boston Celtics basketball star Bob Cousy retires.
 
1953Winston Churchill is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
 
1898Spain declartes war on the US (Spanish-American War).
 
1827The B&O (Baltimore and Ohio) Railroad is incorporated.
 
1800The Library of Congress is established.
 
1704  The Boston News Letter, the first regularly-published US newspaper, founded.
 

Born today:

1982  Kelly Clarkson - singer (2002 American Idol winner)

1968  Aaron Comess - drummer (Spin Doctors)

1967  Patty Schemel - rock drummer (Hole)

1963  Billy Gould - rock bassist (Faith No More)

1957  David Jay - bassist, singer (Bauhaus)

1955  Michael O'Keefe - actor

1954  Vince Ferragamo - NFL quarterback

1947  Glenn Cornick - bassist (Jethro Tull)

1945  Doug Clifford - drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

1943  Richard Sterban - bassist, singer (Oak Ridge Boys)

1942  Barbra Streisand - singer, actress (multiple Grammy® and Oscar® award-winner)

1936  Jill Ireland - actress

1934  Shirley MacLaine - actress (Oscar® winner, 1983)

1905  Robert Penn Warren - author

1766  Robert Bailey Thomas - Farmer's Almanac founder

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Taurus (The Bull)   Taurus    

(The Bull)

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