1990 - Hubble Space Telescope is launched from the Space Shuttle Discovery.
1982 - Jane Fonda releases first "Workout" aerobics video
1888 - Eastman Kodak forms
1792 - "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
1704 - First regular newspaper in US, the Boston, Massachusetts New-Letter, published.
This Day In Business
1907 - Hersheypark is opened in Pennsylvania by Milton S. Hershey
1998 - Elton John becomes Sir Elton Hercules John, after receiving a knighthood.
1957 - Suez Canal is reopened following the Suez Crisis.
1994 - David Robinson has the game of his life when he scores 71 points against the Clippers.
April 24th Holiday
Genocide Remembrance Day (Armenia) - In remembrance of the victims of the Armenian Genocide that took place from 1915 to 1923
Today's Birthday Trivia
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