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APRIL 24

Sports Figures
1903 Mike Michalske (Ohio-born Green Bay Packer Football Player; Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Ohio Sports Figures Wisconsin Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame Wisconsin Historical Society
1972 Chipper Jones (Florida-born Baseball Player) Florida Sports Figures Baseball
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1964 Gerhard Domagk (German-born Chemist, Awarded 1939 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology) Gerhard Domagk Chemistry Medical Research 1939 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology Technology and Society
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1880 Amateur Athletic Association Is Founded in Oxford, England Great Britain Competitive Sports Oxford Univeresity BBC
1884 The First Professional Organization Just for African-American Physicians Is Founded African-American Scientists and Mathematicians Health Care Professionals Historic Firsts African American Registry IntelliHealth
1901 Chicago White Stockings Defeat the Cleveland Blues 8-2 in First Official American League Baseball Game Chicago Cleveland. Ohio Baseball Major League Baseball Historic Firsts New York Times
1908 Ralph DePalma Drives in His First Auto Race Italian Sports Figures Auto Racing History Channel
1960 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 420, Injures 3,000 and Causes $20M Property Damage in Southern Iran Iran Earthquake Death USGS
1974 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Franchise Is Approved by the National Football League Florida Sports Figures Football National Football League Florida Historical Association
1985 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 6, Injures 11 in Luzon, Republic of the Philippines Philippines Earthquake Death USGS
1999 The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Officially Opens to the Public Georgia Sports Figures Sports Georgia Sports Hall of Fame University of Georgia

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