24th June in history

24th June in history

Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer born on this day in 1987. Messi plays as a forward and captains both Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team.

Did you know that:

• Mark Twain patented a scrapbook on this day in 1873
• The first exhibition by Pablo Picasso, aged 19, opened in Paris on this day in 1901
• The first demonstration of a home video recorder took place at BBC Studios in London, England on this day in 1963
• Minka Kelly is an American actress and model born on this day in 1980
• Ryan, better known as 8-BitRyan, is an English YouTuber, gamer, and commentator, born on this day in 1994

// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya is a fledgling journalist with a natural penchant for wordsmithery and a soft corner for environment and wildlife. A literature student, she contributes articles on history, environment and latest fads.

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