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May 24, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

  • Matthew Eappen, baby killed by nanny Louise Woodward, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Deaths in History

  • Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
  • Harry Campion, statistician, dies at 91
  • Jack McCarthy, kiddie show host (Popeye), dies of cancer at 81
  • Joseph Mitchell, American writer (Joe Gould's Secret), dies at 87
1996 in History