Today in History for 24th April 1961

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Historical Events

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Swedish warship Vasa sinking in Stockholm harborSwedish warship Vasa sinking in Stockholm harbor

- 17th century Swedish warship Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is salvaged
- JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs

Famous Deaths

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- Lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72

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