On this day: July 24

Published On: Jul 24 2012 01:23:07 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 24 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

An aviation pioneer is born, a lost city is rediscovered, a famous comedy duo performs together for the first time, George Brett flips out, and Apollo 11 splashes down, all on this day.

OTD July 24 - Richard Nixon
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1974: The United States Supreme Court, in United States v. Nixon, unanimously rules that President Richard Nixon did not have the authority to withhold subpoenaed White House tapes and they order him to surrender the tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.

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