24th September

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2005 Hurricane Rita makes landfall Hurricane Rita hits eastern Texas and Louisiana causing more flooding in New Orleans
1991 Dr Seuss dies Children's author Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr Seuss dies aged 87.
1991 Nirvana release the album Nevermind The Nirvana release the album "Nevermind".
1988 Ben Johnson wins gold Ben Johnson wins the Olympics 100 metres.
1976 Patti Hearst sentenced to prison Patti Hearst is sentenced to seven years in prison for her part in a bank robbery in 1974.
1975 Record for Dougal Haston Dougal Haston and Doug Scott become the first Britons to conquer Everest.
1966 Hurricane Inez hits the Caribbean Hurricane Inez hits the Caribbean killing several hundred.
1941 Linda McCartney is born Linda Louise Eastman (later to become Linda McCartney) is born in New York. Her father, Lee Eastman was an attorney and her mother Louise Linder Eastman was the heiress of the Linder Department Store fortune.
1901 US Presidents Leon Czolgosz is sentenced to death by execution for his part in the assassination of President William McKinley

 

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On This Day - 24th September