24th April, on this day

1479 BC - Thutmose III ascends to the throne of Egypt, although power effectively shifts to Hatshepsut (according to the Low Chronology of the 18th Dynasty).
1184 BC - Greeks enter Troy using the Trojan Horse (traditional).
858 Nicolas I succeeds Benedict III as Catholic Pope
1061 Halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed
1185 Battle at Danoura Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet
1288 Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder
1311 General Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
1364 Pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht
1524 Duke of Bourbon drives Admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
1547 Battle of Mühlberg Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave
1558 Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince François
1570 Battles between Spanish troops and followers of sultan Suleiman
1596 Pacificatie of Ireland drawn
1704 "Boston News-Letter", 1st successful newspaper in US, is established
1762 Russia and Prussia signs peace treaty
1792 "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
1800 Library of Congress is established with $5,000 allocation
1801 1st performance of Joseph Haydn's oratorio "Die Jahreszeiten"
1823 Eugène Scribes "Le Menteur Véridique", premieres in Paris France
1833 Patent granted for 1st soda fountain to Jacob Evert and George Dulty
1854 Austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth A E "Sissi"
1862 A flotilla commanded by Union Admiral David Farragut passes two Confederate forts on the Mississippi River on its way to capture New Orleans, Louisiana.
1863 The Keyesville Massacre: a massacre of 53 Native American men from the Tehachapi tribe in Keyesville, California.
1863 Skirmish at Okolona/Birmingham, MS (Grierson's Raid)
1865 Fire alarm and police telegraph system put into operation (San Francisco)
1867 Black demonstrators stage ride-ins on Richmond, VA streetcars
1871 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Aida" is produced (Cairo)
1872 Volcano Vesuvius erupts
1877 Last federal occupying troops withdraw from south (New Orleans)
1877 Russia declares war on Ottoman Empire.
1880 Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England and Wales, is founded in Oxford, England
1888 Eastman Kodak forms
1894 French cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in world record 2:39:18
1895 Joshua Slocum completes around-the-world voyage in 11-m boat
1897 1st reporter, William Price (Washington Star), is assigned to White House
1898 Spain declares war on US rejecting ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba
1898 US fleet under commodore Dewey sails from Hong Kong to Philippines
1899 Transvaal British Uitlanders ask Queen Victoria for aid
1900 Passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer
1900 First issue of British newspaper the Daily Express. Founded by Arthur Pearson
1908 Mr and Mrs Jacob Murdock become the 1st to travel across the US by car, they leave Los Angeles in a Packard & arrive in NYC in 32 days-5 hours-25 minutes
1909 Harry Hillman and Lawson Robertson run 100 meter 3-legged race in 11 seconds
1910 German Catholic youth movement Quickborn forms
1913 The skyscraper Woolworth Building in New York City was opened.
1915 Massacre of Armenians by Turks (Armenian Martyrs Day)
1915 Pittsburgh's Frank Allen no-hits St Louis (Federal League), 2-0
1915 German army fires chloroform gas in Ieper
1916 Easter Rising begins: The Irish Republican Brotherhood led by nationalists Patrick Pearse, James Connolly, and Joseph Plunkett start a rebellion in Ireland.
1918 First tank to tank combat, at Villers-Bretonneux, France, when three British Mark IVs met three German A7Vs.
1920 British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years)
1920 Polish troops attack Ukraine
1921 1st municipal elections for men and women in Belgium
1923 Colonel Jacob Schick patents Schick shavers
1923 General harbor strike begins in New York NY
1928 Fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented
1929 1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off
1929 Thorvald Stauning becomes premier of Denmark
1932 German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)
1941 British army begins evacuation of Greece
1942 Luftwaffe bombs Exeter
1944 1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"
1944 RAF bombs Munich
1949 In Britain, the end of rationing of children's sweets and chocolates which had been introduced during World War II
1950 Independent republic of South Molukkas declared
1950 President Harry Truman denies there are communists in US government
1953 Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
1954 1st American, civilian pilot, P R Holden, wounded in Indochina
1954 Australia ans USSR break diplomatic relations
1955 Conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination ends
1955 Gaullists lose elections in France
1960 Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed
1961 JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs
1961 The Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised
1962 1st Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested
1962 MIT sends TV signal by satellite for 1st time California to Massachusetts
1963 English Princess Alexandra marries Sir Angus Ogilvy
1963 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1965 The official opening of the Pennine Way in England - a 250 mile path along the Pennine Hills from Edale in Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm on the Scottish border
1965 Military coup under Donald Reid Cabral in Dominican Republic
1967 Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov dies in Soyuz 1, when the parachute fails to open. He was the first human to die during a space mission.
1967 American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had "gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily."
1968 Mauritius becomes a member state of the United Nations.
1968 Leftist students take over Columbia University, New York NY
1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 Paul McCartney says there is no truth to the rumours he is dead
1969 General Lin Piao succeeds Mao, is seriously wounded
1969 Lebanese army in battle with Palestinians
1969 US B-52's drop 3,000 ton bombs at Cambodian boundary
1970 Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth
1970 People's Rebublic of China launches its 1st satellite transmitting song "East is Red"
1970 Senegal adopts constitution
1971 Soyuz 10 returns to Earth
1975 The Baader-Meinhof Gang blow up the West German embassy in Stockholm.
1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election
1980 US military operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die
1981 IBM-PC computer introduced
1981 US ends grain embargo against USSR
1982 150 Khomeini followers assault student dormitory in West Germany
1983 Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election
1985 On BBC radio, the character of 'Dan Archer' in The Archers is killed off after 35 years
1989 British jockey Peter Scudamore becomes the first National Hunt jockey in Britain to ride 200 winners in a season
1989 Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day"
1989 Tens of thousands of students strike in Beijing, China
1990 Security law violator Michael Milken pleads guilty to 6 felonies
1990 US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) launches the Hubble Space Telescope
1990 West and East Germany agree to merge currency and economies on July 1st
1990 Gruinard Island, Scotland, is officially declared free of anthrax after 48 years of quarantine.
1990 Brian Friel's "Dancing at Lughnasa", premieres in Dublin
1991 Freddie Stowers is awarded the posthumous Medal of Honor for which he had been recommended in 1918.
1992 David Bowie marries model Iman in Switzerland
1992 Vinson Pike fined £1000 for distributing obscene computer pictures
1993 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1
1993 The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act came into force establishing Panchayati Raj system in India.
1994 Armando Calderón Sol wins El Salvador presidential election
1994 Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed
1995 Package bomb, linked to Unabomber, blows up killing Gilbert B Murray
1996 The desk on which American President John Kennedy signed the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963, is sold at auction in New York for £1.4million
1996 In the United States, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 is introduced.
2004 US lifts economic sanctions imposed on Libya 18 years previously, as a reward for its cooperation in eliminating weapons of mass destruction.
2005 Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.
2006 King Gyanendra of Nepal gives into the demands of protesters and restores the parliament that he dissolved in 2002.
2007 Iceland announces that Norway will shoulder the defence of Iceland during peacetime.

24th April 2006

Jury hears Moussaoui defence plea

Vatican 'may relax condom rules'

Evacuations as Danube dams burst

24th April 2007

Scores die in Ethiopia oil attack

US troops die in new Iraq attack

Hundreds gather to mourn Yeltsin

24th April 2008

Mugabe rival 'clear victor' - US

Fuel crisis halts Gaza food aid

CIA reveals 'Syria reactor' files

24th April 2009

Blast carnage at shrine in Iraq

Experts probe deadly Mexico flu

Taleban announce key withdrawal

24th April 2010

Thai PM rejects protesters' offer

Spain rallies behind Franco judge

Mumbai hotel reopens

Birthdates which occurred on 24th April :

1538 Gugliemo Gonzaga composer
1576 San Vicente de Paúl
1594 Benedikt Lechler composer
1620 John Graunt statistician, founder of science of demography
1660 Cornelis Dusart Dutch painter/engraver
1670 Christian Ludwig Boxberg composer
1706 Giovanni Battista Martini composer
1721 Johann Philipp Kirnberger German composer, baptised
1742 Roman Hoffstetter composer
1743 Edmund Cartwright England, cleric, inventor (power loom)
1750 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier Swiss mathematician
1766 Robert Bailey Thomas founded Farmer's Almanac
1769 Arthur Wellesley General/Duke of Wellington
1773 Harman W Muntinghe lawyer/Dutch colonial director
1791 Nikolaj A Bestuzhev Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)
1796 K L Immermann writer
1804 Thomas Oliver Selfridge Commander (Union Navy)
1807 Charles Ferguson Smith Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1814 Angela Burdett-Coutts philanthropist extrordinaire
1814 Vincente F López Argentina historian (La Novia del Hereje)
1815 Anthony Trollope England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)
1815 James Edward Harrison Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1875
1822 Erastus Barnard Tyler Brevet Major General (Union volunteers)
1824 Fournier Swiss/French postage stamp forger
1828 Robert Brank Vance Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1829 George Peabody Estey Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1836 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper Dutch feminist
1837 Friedrich von Holstein German diplomat (die graue Eminenz)
1845 Carl Spitteler Switzerland, poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus/Nobel 1919)
1849 Joseph S Galliéni General (Battle of Marne)/military governor (Paris)
1851 Eduardo Acevedo Díaz Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)
1856 Henri POBJ Pétain French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
1864 George Alting van Geusau Director-General (PTT)/Dutch Minister of War (1918-20)
1867 Fannie Thomas became oldest known American (113 y 273 d at death)
1873 Theodor Körner von Siegringen Austrian General/President
1874 John Russell Pope US, architect (Jefferson Memorial)
1874 Willem E Roelofs Dutch painter/cartoonist
1875 Jeno Huszka composer
1877 Charles Cuvillier composer
1883 Jaroslav Hasek Czechoslovakia, writer (Brave soldier Schweik) [or April 30]
1886 Kurt Pinthus writer
1886 R Pelgrom oldest Dutch man (died Apr 15, 1994, 9 days short of 108)
1889 [Richard] Stafford Cripps English Minister of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)
1892 Jack Hulbert Ely England, actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack)
1893 Robert Harron New York NY, actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance)
1895 S Constantine Timoshenko Russian marshal/people's commissioner
1897 Benjamin Lee Whorf linguist (or 1797)
1897 Gyorgy Kosa composer
19-- Colleen Quinn actress (Carly Rescott-Loving)
19-- John Vargas actor (Lorenzo Delgado-Primary Colors)
1903 Mike Michalske NFL guard (New York Yankees, Green Bay Packers)
1903 José A Primo de Rivera y Saénz de Heredia founder (Spanish Falange)
1903 Siegfried F Nadel Austrian/British anthropologist (Black Byzantium)
1904 Friedrich Siemens German industrialist (Siemens), dies
1904 Willem De Kooning Rotterdam Netherlands, artist (North Atlantic Light)
1905 Robert Penn Warren 1st US poet laureate (All the King's Men)
1907 Vaclav Trojan composer
1909 Bernhard Grzimek zoologist (West Germany)
1909 Irven Spence animator
1911 Jack E Leonard Chicago IL, comedian (Disorderly Orderly)
1911 Karl O Schiller German economist (Minister of Economics)
1911 Robert Joseph Kane Ithaca NY, President of US Olympic Committee (1976)
1911 Sigursveinn David Kristinsson composer
1914 Bernard Caulfield judge
1914 Justin Wilson cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips)
1914 Ruth White Perth Amboy NJ, actress (Up the Down Staircase)
1916 Stanley Kauffmann New York NY, playwright (Red Handkerchief Man)
1917 Len Creed bookmaker
1921 Laci Boldemann composer
1922 J D Cannon Salmon ID, actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory)
1924 Marilyn Erskine Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show)
1924 Yehoshua Lakner composer
1927 Josy Barthel Luxembourg, 1500 meter runner (Olympics-gold-1952)
1927 Pasqualino de Santis cinematographer
1927 Patrick Bowles writer/translator
1928 Gustav Krivinka composer
1929 Ferit Tuzun composer
1930 Conn Findlay Stockton CA, coxswain (Olympics-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76)
1931 Bridget Riley British painter (op-art)
1932 Coen[rad] Flink Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje)
1933 Freddie Scott US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)
1934 John Barbour Toronto Ontario Canada, TV host (Real People)
1934 Shirley MacLaine Richmond VA, actress/mystic (Irma la Douce)
1935 Louis Keith Chicago IL, physician (expert on multiple-births)
1936 Jill Ireland London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
1940 David Larter cricketer (two-metre tall England pace bowler)
1941 John Williams Melbourne Australia, guitarist (Academy Award)
1942 Barbra [Joan] Streisand Brooklyn NY, singer/actress/award winner (Funny Girl, The Way We Were)
1942 Richard M Daley (mayor-Democrat-Chicago)
1942 Valeri Abramovich Voloshin Russian cosmonaut
1943 Richard Sterban Camden NJ, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
1944 [Bernard] St Clair Lee [Calhoun] US singer (Rock the Boat)
1945 Doug Clifford Palo Alto CA, rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
1945 Eugene O'Brien composer
1945 Robert Knight Franklin TN, rocker (Everlasting Love)
1946 Bruce Stuart Saylor composer
1947 Glenn Cornick rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick)
1947 Hubert Ann Kelly US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)
1948 Benzion Freshwater English multi-millionaire
1948 Eddie James Hart Martinez CA, 4x100 meter relay runner (Olympics-gold-72)
1949 Wilfrido [Radamés] Vargas [Martínez] Altamira Puerto Plata Dominican Republic, Spanish singer (El Barbarazoí)
1951 Andrew John Fairclough trade union educator
1953 Porter Carroll Jr drummer (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1953 Eric Bogosian Woburn MA, actor (Talk Radio)
1953 John P Hiler (Representative-Republican-IN, 1981- )
1954 Captain Sensible [Raymond Burns] Balham London England, rocker (Women & Captains First)
1954 Jack Blades rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)
1954 Vince Ferragamo NFL/CFL quarterback (Los Angeles Rams, Montréal Alouettes)
1955 Jack Kingston (Representative-Republican-GA)
1955 Michael O'Keefe Mount Vernon NY, actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife)
1957 Tricia Lange Hollywood CA, playmate (June 1984)
1958 Fernando Luna Spain, tennis star
1959 Yvonne D Cagle West Point NY, MD/astronaut
1960 Paula Yates London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
1963 Joey Vera heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint-Aftermath)
1963 Billy Gould Los Angeles CA, rock bassist (Faith No More)
1965 Mike Blowers Wurlzburg Germany, infielder (New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers)
1966 Margashayam Venkataramana cricketer (Indian off-spinner 1989)
1966 Pascale Paradis-Mangon France, tennis star
1966 Theo Adams WLAF tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1967 Dino Radja NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1967 Leslie M Marx Fort Belvoir VA, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1967 Pam[ela] Bustin Somerset MA, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1968 Aaron Comes rocker (Spin Doctors)
1968 Mark Vanderloo Waddenveen Netherlands, model
1968 Todd Jones Marietta GA, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1968 Tracy Gravely CFL linebacker (Montréal Alouettes)
1970 Damien Fleming Australian cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut)
1970 Emanuela Zardo Switzerland, tennis star
1971 Jeff Brohm quarterback (San Francisco 49ers)
1971 Ken Klee Indianapolis IN, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1971 Kumara Dharmasena cricketer (Sri Lankan off-spinner)
1971 Phil Rogers Adelaide SA Australia, 100 meter breaststroker (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1972 Chipper Jones Deland FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
1972 Jamie Brown NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1972 Nicolas Gill Montréal Québec Canada, 86kg judoka (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1973 Eric Snow NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics)
1973 Jamie Brown NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)
1973 Mark Babic Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1973 Melissa Short Kaaawa HI, Miss Hawaii-America (Top 10-1997)
1973 Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar cricketer (prodigy at 16, Indian captain at 23)
1973 Ville Peltonen hockey forward (Team Finland Olympics-bronze-1998)
1974 Jared Tomich defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
1974 Marc Collins NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 Toine Rorije soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1975 Justin Boocock Launceston Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1975 Michael Stewart NBA center (Sacramento Kings)
1976 Shane McDermott actor (Garrett Booth-Swan's Crossing)
1976 Sonya Jeyaseelan Newestminster British Columbia Canada, tennis star (1995 Futures Florida)
1977 Ryan Mitchell Port Augusta SA Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1987 Michael [Mickey] Tylo son of US actor Michael Tylo/actress [Deborah] Hunter Tylo
1992 Sean Rademaker actor (Kirkland Harrison-Another World)


Deaths which occurred on April 24th:
0709 Wilfried bishop of York, dies at about 76
0729 Egbert[us] English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89
1077 Geza I King of Hungary (1074-7), dies
1185 Antoku Taira emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns
1530 Jacopo Sannazaro Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies
1617 Carlo Concino French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered
1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies
1758 Florian Wrastill composer, dies at 41
1776 Carolus van de Abeele Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84
1776 Giuseppi Paolucci composer, dies at 49
1824 Herman Muntinghe theologist (History of Mankind), dies at 71
1827 Pierre Joseph Candielle composer, dies at 82
1848 François van Campenhout Belgian composer (Brabançonne), dies at 69
1850 Louis Alexandre Piccinni composer, dies at 70
1855 Walenty Karol Kratzer composer, dies at 75
1875 Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura composer, dies at 58
1891 Count Helmuth K B von Moltke Prussian General/fieldmarshal, dies
1900 George J D Campbell British minister of Indies (1868-74, 80-85), dies at 76
1904 Friedrich Siemens German industrial, dies at 77
1912 Justin M'Carthy politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope), dies at 81
1917 Oskar Blumenthal writer, dies
1922 Richard Batka composer, dies at 53
1924 George Street English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies
1928 Ferdinand B Hummel composer, dies at 72
1935 Paul Klengel composer, dies at 80
1936 Alphons Diepenbrock composer, dies at 73
1936 Bernard van Dieren composer, dies at 51
1939 John Foulds composer, dies at 58
1943 Gerardus H de Hare socialist vicar, dies at 63
1945 Anton de Kom Suriname resistance fighter, dies at 47
1945 Hubert Bath composer, dies at 61
1948 Joseph Wihtol composer, dies at 84
1948 Manuel Marua Ponce Mexican composer (Ferial), dies at 65
1948 Rosita Marstini actress (I Cover Waterfront, Big Parade), dies at 54
1952 Hans [Hendrik A] Kramers physicist (quantum mechanics), dies at 57
1952 Jules Poncelet Belgian minister of State, dies at 82
1955 Alfred Polgar Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79
1956 Albrecht G Alt German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72
1956 Henry Stephenson actor (Conquest, Mr Lucky), dies at 85
1957 Andries CD de Graeff Governor-General of Netherlands Indies (1926-31), dies at 84
1959 Jef van Hoof composer, dies at 72
1960 John P "John" Musch actor/founder (JM), dies at 84
1961 Lee Moran actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72
1965 Louise Dresser actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86
1967 Frank Overton actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
1967 Vladimir M Komarov cosmonaut (Voshkod I), is 1st to die in space, aboard Soyuz 1 at 40
1968 Norman McKaye actor (Untamed Fury, Frogman), dies at 62
1968 Tommy Noonan actor (Gentlemen Perfer Blondes), dies at 45
1974 Bud Abbott comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78
1975 William Hartnell actor (Jackpot, This Sporting Life), dies at 67
1976 Mark Tobey US abstract painter, (Broadway Norm), dies at 85
1979 John Carroll actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72
1980 Alentejo Carpentier Cuban/Fren writer (Guerra del Tiempo), dies at 75
1985 Sergei Yutkevich Russian director, (Otello, Banya), dies at 80
1986 Wallis Warfield Simpson (Duchess of Windsor) dies
1986 Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson (Edward abdicated for her), dies at 89
1986 Bill Edrich cricketer (39 Tests for England), dies
1988 E S "Bob" Newson cricketer (South African fast bowler in 1930's), dies
1990 Joseph Leberman entertainer, dies
1990 Tom Rolfing actor (He Knows You're Alone, Cliff-Another World), dies
1991 J de Graaf ethicus/president church & peace, dies
1993 Oliver R Tambo chairman (African National Congress), dies at 75
1995 Douglas Gunsekera banker, dies at 77
1996 Donald Cammell film director, dies at 62
1996 Preston Lockwood actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle), dies at 83
1997 Pat Paulsen comedian (Smothers Brothers Show), dies at 69

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