On This Day: July 24th

This is 206th day of the year and 160 days remain in the year.

in history
Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States, died in Kinderhook, N.Y.
Tennessee became the first Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.
Charges against five black men accused of raping two white women in the Scottsboro case were dropped.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon had to turn over White House tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.
Nine coal miners were trapped in a mine in Pennsylvania. All were rescued three days later.
July 24 Birthdays
Amelia Earhart1897–1937, American aviator, born in Atchison, Kansas.
Jennifer Lopezactress
Bella AbzugCongresswoman
Simon Bolivarliberator
Alexandre Dumasnovelist

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