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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

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 October - 24.  

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 October - 24.  

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

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

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

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

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

1944  In air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force on October - 24.  

1944  Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners on October - 24.  

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

1945  On October - 24 united Nations are created  

1945  On October - 24 united Nations Charter becomes effective  

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

1945  Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide on this day in history.  

1946  Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States)  

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

1947  On this day in history series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)  

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  On this day in history joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70  

1951  On this day in history united Nations publishes its first postage stamps  

1951  On October - 24 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  Arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria on this day in history.  

1952  Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1954  On October - 24 dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam  

1956  Soviet troops invade Hungary on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0051  On October - 24 birth of domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)  

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  Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749) was born on October - 24.  

1710  Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773) was born on October - 24.  

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

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

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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 October - 24 death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  

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

1537  Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on October - 24.  

1572  On this day in history death of edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)  

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

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

1649  Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89 on October - 24.  

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