On this day: July 24

POSTED: 10:23 PM PDT Jul 23, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 23, 2014 

An aviation pioneer is born, a lost city is rediscovered, a famous comedy duo performs together for the first time, George Brett flips out, and Apollo 11 splashes down, all on this day.

OTD July 24 - Anna Paquin
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1982: Actress Anna Paquin, best known for her movie roles in "The Piano" and the "X-Men" trilogy, and in the HBO series "True Blood," is born in Winnipeg, Canada. Paquin won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 11 for 1993's "The Piano," making her the second youngest to ever win the award after Tatum O'Neal.

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