On this day: April 24

Published On: Apr 22 2013 04:13:17 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 24 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Library of Congress is established, spaceflight claims its first human casualty, the Unabomber kills his last victim, and South Korea clones a puppy, all on this day.

OTD April 24 - Vladimir Komarov
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1967: Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, 40, dies in Soyuz 1 when its parachute fails to open on the spacecraft's return to Earth. He is the first human to die during a space mission.

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