Today in History for 24th June 2022

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Historical Functions

1529 – Zürich and Catholic cantons indication Peace of Kappel
1914 – King Peter I of Serbia names son Alexander the Prince-regent
1923 – Pope Pius XI speaks against allies occupying Ruhrgebied
2009 – Glastonbury Competition in Pilton, England opens: Neil Younger, Bruce Springsteen and The E Avenue Band, and Blur headline other performers contain Fleet Foxes, Tom Jones, Spinal Faucet, Woman Gaga, and The Script
2010 – “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”, primarily based on the ebook by Stephenie Meyer, directed by David Slade, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres in Los Angeles
2010 – In the longest match in tennis historical past, American John Isner defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon after 11 several hours, 5 minutes of engage in above 3 times

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Famed Birthdays

1930 – Herbert C Klein, American businessman, and politician (US Residence of Representatives (D) – New Jersey, 1993-95), born in Newark, New Jersey
1945 – George Pataki, American politician (Gov-R-NY, 1995-2006), born in Peekskill, New York
1967 – Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
1976 – Louisa Leaman, English writer
1978 – Luis García, Spanish footballer
1987 – Arturo Lupoli, Italian footballer, born in Brescia, Italy

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Well known Fatalities

803 – Higbald, Bishop of Lindisfarne monastery
1916 – Victor Chapman, French-American pilot renowned all through WW1 (1st American pilot to die in WW1), succumbs to wounds at age 26
1956 – Earl Morris, American archaeologist (Aztec Ruins Countrywide Monument), dies at 66
1959 – Lou Bandy [Lodewijk Ferdinand Dieben], Dutch revue-artist (Existence Ain’t Undesirable), commits suicide at 69
1991 – Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter, dies at 91
2007 – Chris Benoit, Canadian specialist wrestler (b. 1967)

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