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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  Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance" on this day in history.  

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

1939  On this day in history the birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor.  

1940  40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938) on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball  

1940  On October - 24 victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  

1942  Start of second El Alamein battle, Egypt on this day in history.  

1942  On October - 24 2nd day of battle at El Alamein: British infantry  

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

1943  Anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting on this day in history.  

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  Lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1945  United Nations are created on October - 24.  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on October - 24.  

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

1945  On this day in history 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  The birth of Kevin Kline, American actor on October - 24.  

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

1948  Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War" on this day in history.  

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

1949  Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70 on October - 24.  

1951  United Nations publishes its first postage stamps on this day in history.  

1951  Jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

1952  On October - 24 arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria  

1952  On this day in history 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  On this day in history ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74  

1954  On this day in history dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam  

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 October - 24.  

1378  On this day in history 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 October - 24.  

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

1675  On this day in history birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  

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 this day in history.  

1788  Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb) was born on October - 24.  

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 October - 24.  

1375  Death of King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on this day in history.  

1521  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on October - 24.  

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 October - 24 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

1601  On October - 24 tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54  

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