This was 24th day of the year and 341 days remained in the year.
January 24 in History
Roman emperor, Gaius Caesar, better known as Caligula (meaning Little Boot—he used to wear military boots as a child), was murdered.
Robert Baden-Powell organized the first Boy Scout troop in England.
Winston Churchill died in London at age 90.
Voyager Two space probe passes within 51,000 miles of Uranus.
The first African-American to sit on the Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall, died.
The Department of Homeland Security, under Tom Ridge, became a cabinet department.
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