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Wall Of Fame

FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO SHARE TRAVEL BULLETIN ONLINE'S BIRTHDAY OF 24th APRIL

1815 Anthony Trollope (Victorian novelist)
1924 Sir Clement Freud (broadcaster, writer, politician, chef)
1934 Shirley MacLaine (actress)
1942 Barbra Streisand (actress, singer)
1952 Jean-Paul Gaultier (fashion designer)
1954 Captain Sensible (singer)
1959 Paula Yates (broadcaster)
1964 Djimon Hounsou (Actor)
1973 Sachin Tendulkar (cricketer)
1982 Kelly Clarkson (singer)

 

A TIMELINE OF EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON 24th APRIL IN HISTORY

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    • 1558 Mary Queen of Scots marries the Dauphin of France, Franois, at Notre Dame de Paris. (see link for image)
    • 1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies (see link for image)
    • 1792 "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
    • 1877 Russo-Turkish War, 18771878: 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 (image attached)
    • 1929 A non-stop England to India flight takes-off
    • 1953Winston Churchill is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
    • 1968 Mauritius becomes a member state of the United Nations.
    • 1968 Number one hit on UK music charts - Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
    • 1969 Paul McCartney says there is no truth to the rumours he is dead
    • 1970 China PR launches its first satellite transmitting song "East is Red"
    • 1970 Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth
    • 1981 IBM-PC introduced
    • 1982 Number one hit on UK music charts - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder - Ebony And Ivory 1986 Wallis Warfield Simpson (Duchess of Windsor) dies
    • 1989 Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day" (see Massacusetts image attached)
    • 1990 STS-31: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched by the Space Shuttle Discovery. (image attached)
    • 1993 – An IRA bomb devastates the Bishopsgate area of London.
    • 1996 – In the United States, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 is introduced.
    • 2005Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.
    • 2005 – Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog is born in South Korea.
    • 2006King Gyanendra of Nepal gives into the demands of protesters and restores the parliament that he dissolved in 2002.

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