Apr 24, Mary, Queen of Scotland, married the French dauphin, Francis.
Apr 24, The American Health for Women magazine reported that Seattle was the healthiest city for women and that SF rated # 2 and Boston # 3.
tions among its own members about enforcing an oil embargo against Yugoslavia by searching ships at sea. President Clinton urged Americans to be patient with the bombing strategy.
Apr 24, On the 10th anniversary of “Take Our Daughters to Work Day,” the Ms. Foundation announced that boys would be included next year.
Apr 24, In Rio de Janeiro a law went into effect requiring “women-only” cars on subway and above ground trains.
Apr 24, In Turkmenistan GurbanbibiAtajanova, former chief state prosecutor, was charged with corruption. She begged not to be sent to prison after being accused of possessing 25 houses, 36 cars and 2,000 head of cattle.
Apr 24, In Egypt a woman (33) died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the third death from the disease in Egypt this week.
Apr 24, In New Mexico Margaret Salcedo (48) was mauled to death by a pack of four pit bulls in the town of Truth or Consequences.
Apr 24, Madame Ngo DinhNhu (bv.1924), the de facto First Lady of South Vietnam (1955-1963), died in Rome, Italy. In 2013 Monique Brinson Demery authored “Finding the Dragon lady: The Mystery of Vietnam’s Madame Nhu.”
Apr 24, In South Africa the body of NoxoloNogwaza (24) was found in a drainage ditch choked with trash and high reeds. The lesbian activist had been repeatedly stabbed with broken glass, and beaten so severely with chunks of concrete that her teeth had been knocked out.