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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Monday, 28 July 2014

1938  Ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"  

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

1939  The birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor on this day in history.  

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

1940  Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  

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

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

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

1944  Lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history united Nations are created  

1945  On this day in history united Nations Charter becomes effective  

1945  On this day in history charter of United Nations of force became  

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

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  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 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  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 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  Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)  

1763  On this day in history 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  Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

1521  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies  

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