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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

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1938  On this day in history ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68  

1939  On this day in history benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"  

1939  Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware) on this day in history.  

1939  The birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor on October - 24.  

1940  40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938) on October - 24.  

1940  Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  

1942  On this day in history start of second El Alamein battle, Egypt  

1942  2nd day of battle at El Alamein: British infantry on this day in history.  

1942  Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies on October - 24.  

1943  Anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting on October - 24.  

1944  On this day in history in air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force.  

1944  Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners on this day in history.  

1944  On October - 24 lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54  

1945  United Nations are created on October - 24.  

1945  On this day in history united Nations Charter becomes effective  

1945  On October - 24 charter of United Nations of force became  

1945  On October - 24 robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide  

1946  On this day in history netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire  

1947  Series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States) on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history the birth of Kevin Kline, American actor  

1947  On October - 24 series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)  

1948  Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War" on October - 24.  

1948  On this day in history franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78  

1949  On October - 24 joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70  

1951  United Nations publishes its first postage stamps on October - 24.  

1951  On this day in history jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC  

1952  Arab Liberation Movement becomes the only party of Syria on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria  

1952  Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61 on October - 24.  

1953  KOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1953  Ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74 on October - 24.  

1954  Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history soviet troops invade Hungary  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0051  Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96) was born on October - 24.  

1378  On October - 24 birth of david Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)  

1607  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on this day in history.  

1632  Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions) was born on this day in history.  

1675  On October - 24 birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  

1710  On October - 24 birth of alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)  

1763  On this day in history birth of dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839)  

1788  On this day in history birth of sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb)  

Famous Deaths In October - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0996  Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1375  On this day in history death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  

1521  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1537  Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on this day in history.  

1572  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on October - 24.  

1579  On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

1601  On this day in history tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54  

1649  On October - 24 ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89