JULY 24: The Daily Flashback
1847: Mormon leader Brigham Young and his followers arrived in the valley of the Great Salt Lake in what is now Utah.
1866: Tennessee became the first state to be readmitted to the Union after the U.S. Civil War.
1956: Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis ended their partnership exactly a decade after it began.
1964: Marvin Gaye recorded “How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You.”
1965: The Beach Boys recorded “California Girls.”
1969: The Apollo 11 astronauts splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean.
1974: The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor.
1978: The movie “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” starring Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees, opened in New York City.
1987: The movie biography of Ritchie Valens, “La Bamba,” opened.
2007: The game “Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s” was released in North America.
2011: At the Mod Club in Toronto, Abel Tesfaye performed as The Weeknd for the first time.
1899: Chief Dan George
1908: Cootie Williams
1916: Bob Eberly
1921: Billy Taylor
1951: Lynda Carter
1957: Pam Tillis
1970: Jennifer Lopez
2011 Dan Peek
2016: Marni Nixon