July 24

July 24, 2016

On This Day

July 24

 Cousins Day

Tequila Day




1904 Henri Cornet wins the 2nd running of  Tour de France 

1950 Bummer rocket is the inaugural launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

1963 The Bluenose II sets sail from Nova Scotia   

1965 The Beach Boys release the song California Girls 


1967 The film Double Trouble premieres starring Elvis Presley

1969 Muhammad Ali is convicted for not going to war 

1974 Death Wish starring Charles Bronson opens in movie theatres


1975 Space Shuttle Apollo 18 lands the Pacific Ocean 


1976 Hall and Oates release the single She’s Gone  


1978 Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band opens in theatres

1983 The Pine Tar Incident George Brett of the Royals losses home run in game vs Yankees  


1987 La Bamba a film about Ritchie Valens opens in theatres 

1996 The film A Time to Kill hit theaters directed by Joel Schumacher starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Charles S. Dutton, 

2005 After winning 7 Tour de France races in a row Lance Armstrong retires 



Happy Birthday 


1941 Dizzy Gillespie born Rudy Collins Blues master

1946 Gallagher comedian

1949 Michael Richard actor in the TV Seinfeld

1952 Gus Van Sant film director Drugstore Cowboy, Good Will Hunting  

1963 Karl “The Mail Man” Malone NBA great

1964 Barry Bonds controversial MLB player

1969 Jennifer Lopez pop star actress Godess 


1975 Torrie Wilson model wrestling manager
















We Remember

1980 Peter Sellers actor 






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