On This Day:  April 24

2005 -- Bene­dict ⅩⅥ⁻ as­cends to the pa­pa­cy of the Ro­man Catholic Church.

2015 -- Keep­ing Up with the Kar­dashi­ans star Cait­lyn Jen­ner be­comes the first wom­an to win a gold medal in the 1976 Olympic men's de­cathlon in Mon­tre­al, Cana­da; edg­ing out West Ger­man Gui­do Kratschmer and then-Sovi­et de­fend­ing cham­pi­on Myko­la Avilov for a record-set­ting 8,618 points.

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