Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Thursday - April 24th...
            It is day 114 of the year 2014, and there are 251 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1620,John Graunt, statistician, founded the science of demography
     Today, this person is/would be 394 years old.
            1934,Shirley MacLaine, had out of body experience.
     Today, this person is/would be 80 years old.
            1942,Barbra Streisand, profile
     Today, this person is/would be 72 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1800,Library of Congress founded.
            1833,A patent is granted for the first soda fountain.
            1865,Fire and police telegraph system is put into place.
            1990,"Hubble" space telescope is put into orbit by shuttle "Discovery".

      And Don't Forget...

                        Rattle snake derby, a snake racing contest, begins in Mangum, OK.

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