On this day: June 24

Published On: Jun 21 2013 10:57:25 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2016 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 - Pablo Picasso
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1901: The first major exhibition of Pablo Picasso's artwork opens at a gallery on Paris' rue Lafitte. The painter, who was 19 years old at the time, displayed 75 of his works at the show.

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