On this day: June 24

Published On: Jun 21 2013 10:57:25 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2014 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 - Roy Disney
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1893: Roy O. Disney, who co-founded what is now The Walt Disney Company along with his younger brother, Walt Disney, is born in Chicago, Illinois. He is seen here in October 1971 at the opening of Walt Disney World in Florida. He retired after the park opened and died from a seizure at age 78 a couple months later on Dec. 20, 1971.

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