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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Thursday, 23 October 2014

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

1939  On October - 24 benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"  

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

1939  On October - 24 the birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor.  

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

1940  On October - 24 japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball  

1940  Victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1942  On October - 24 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 this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting  

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

1944  On October - 24 rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners  

1944  Lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54 on October - 24.  

1945  United Nations are created on October - 24.  

1945  On October - 24 united Nations Charter becomes effective  

1945  Charter of United Nations of force became on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1947  Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States) on October - 24.  

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

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

1949  Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

1951  On October - 24 jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC  

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

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

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 October - 24.  

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

1607  On this day in history birth of john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver  

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

1763  On October - 24 birth of dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839)  

1788  Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0996  On October - 24 hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58  

1375  Death of King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on October - 24.  

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

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

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  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on this day in history.  

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