Historical Events for 24th September 2018

1789 – US Federal Judiciary Act is passed and creates a six-person Supreme Court
1906 – Prince George of Greece, convinced that he can no longer serve the cause of Crete, resigns as High Commissioner
1940 – Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career HR
1953 – Rocky Marciano TKOs Roland LaStarza in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1970 – Soviet space probe Luna 16 lands on earth after 1st unmanned round trip to moon
1973 – Guinea-Bissau declares independence from Portugal
1980 – Braves join every NL team with 1,000,000+ attendance for this season
1984 – Cubs clinch NL East title
1995 – TV adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”, starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth debuts on BBC One
2007 – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gives a controversial speech on the campus of Columbia University.

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