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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Sunday, 29 May 2016

1938  On October - 24 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 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 October - 24 victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  

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

1942  On October - 24 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.  

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  On October - 24 rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners  

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

1945  United Nations are created on this day in history.  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on October - 24.  

1945  Charter of United Nations of force became on October - 24.  

1945  On this day in history robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide  

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  The birth of Kevin Kline, American actor on October - 24.  

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

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  United Nations publishes its first postage stamps on this day in history.  

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

1952  Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61 on October - 24.  

1953  On this day in history kOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1953  Ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74 on October - 24.  

1954  Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam on October - 24.  

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  Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96) was born on October - 24.  

1378  David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402) was born on this day in history.  

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 October - 24 birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  

1710  On October - 24 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  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  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  Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history 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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