|February 24, 1989 in History|
Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1M-$3M bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses"
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1989 150-million-year-old fossil egg found
1987 Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scores his 36,000th NBA point
1977 President Carter announces U.S. foreign aid will consider human rights
1938 Du Pont begins commercial production of nylon toothbrush bristles
1903 U.S. signs agreement acquiring a naval station at Guantanamo Bay Cuba