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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

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1938  On October - 24 ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68  

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  The birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor on this day in history.  

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

1940  Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball on October - 24.  

1940  Victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74 on October - 24.  

1942  On October - 24 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 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 this day in history rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners  

1944  On this day in history lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54  

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 this day in history.  

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  Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

1952  On this day in history frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61  

1953  On October - 24 kOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1632  Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions) was born on October - 24.  

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 October - 24.  

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  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 this day in history robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

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

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

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


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