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On this day: June 24

Published On: Jun 21 2013 10:57:25 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

A 19-year-old Pablo Picasso opens his first major exhibition, Mark Pickford becomes the first million-dollar actress, the Soviets begin their blockade of Berlin, Lynyrd Skynyrd releases "Sweet Home Alabama," and Mark Sanford comes clean, all on this day.

OTD June 24 - Steve Howe
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1992: New York Yankees pitcher Steve Howe becomes the second player to be banned from baseball for life because of substance abuse. Howe, who was plagued by alcohol and cocaine abuse during his career, successfully appealed the suspension and re-signed with the Yankees before the 1993 season.

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