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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Thursday, 30 June 2016

1938  Ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68 on October - 24.  

1939  Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance" on October - 24.  

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

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  On October - 24 japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball  

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 October - 24.  

1942  On October - 24 arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies  

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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  On this day in history rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners  

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

1945  On October - 24 united Nations are created  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on October - 24.  

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

1945  Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide on October - 24.  

1946  Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire on October - 24.  

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

1947  On October - 24 the birth of Kevin Kline, American actor  

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

1948  On October - 24 bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"  

1948  Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 on October - 24.  

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

1951  On October - 24 united Nations publishes its first postage stamps  

1951  Jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC on October - 24.  

1952  Arab Liberation Movement becomes the only party of Syria on October - 24.  

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

1952  On October - 24 frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61  

1953  On this day in history kOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting  

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  Soviet troops invade Hungary on October - 24.  

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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 this day in history.  

1378  David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402) was born on this day in history.  

1607  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on October - 24.  

1632  On October - 24 birth of antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)  

1675  Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749) was born on this day in history.  

1710  On this day in history birth of alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)  

1763  Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839) was born on October - 24.  

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

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Famous Deaths In October - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0996  On this day in history hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58  

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

1521  On October - 24 robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

1537  On October - 24 jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies  

1572  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on this day in history.  

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

1601  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on October - 24.  

1649  On this day in history ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89  

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