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JANUARY 24

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United States: National Peanut Butter Day

Peanut Butter Foods & Nutrition Smithsonian
1968 Mary Lou Retton (Virginia-born Member of the Gymnastics Hall of Fame) Virginia Sports Figures Gymnastics Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1536 England's King Henry VIII Is Unhorsed While Jousting and Severely Injured by the Fall Great Britain Henry VIII Horses Health Care Greenwich Guide
1843 Abraham Lincoln Attends a Temperance Meeting in Springfield, Illinois Springfield, Illinois Abraham Lincoln Illicit Drugs Lincoln Logs
1922 Christian K. Nelson of Onawa, Iowa, Patents the Eskimo Pie Iowa Scientists & Inventors Foods and Nutrition Patents and Trademarks Eskimo Pies New York Times
1973 Warren Spahn Is Elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame New York Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Library
1982 San Francisco 49ers Defeat the Cincinnati Bengals to Win Super Bowl XVI in the Pontiac Silverdome Michigan NFL Super Bowl XVI Michigan
1987 Hana Mandlikova Breaks Martina Navratilova's 58-match Win Streak to Win Australian Open Martina Navratilova Tennis Hall of Fame Australian Open New York Times
1995 Pete Sampras Defeats Jim Courier in 5 Sets to Win the Australian Open Washington, D.C. Sports Figures Florida Sports Figures Tennis Australian Open New York Times

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