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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

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

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

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

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

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  On this day in history arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies  

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  Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners on this day in history.  

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

1945  On this day in history united Nations are created  

1945  On this day in history 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 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  On October - 24 series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)  

1948  On this day in history bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"  

1948  Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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

1953  KOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting on October - 24.  

1953  On October - 24 ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74  

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 People Born On This Day In History

0051  On this day in history birth of domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1788  On October - 24 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 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 this day in history.  

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

1572  On October - 24 death of edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)  

1579  Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on October - 24.  

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

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

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