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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Monday, 08 February 2016

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  On October - 24 nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware)  

1939  The birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor on October - 24.  

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

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

1940  On October - 24 victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  

1942  Start of second El Alamein battle, Egypt on October - 24.  

1942  2nd day of battle at El Alamein: British infantry on October - 24.  

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

1944  Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners on October - 24.  

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

1945  On this day in history united Nations are created  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on October - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States)  

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

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

1949  On this day in history joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70  

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

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

1952  On October - 24 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 October - 24 ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74  

1954  On October - 24 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  Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96) was born on October - 24.  

1378  On this day in history birth of david Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)  

1607  On October - 24 birth of john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver  

1632  On this day in history birth of antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)  

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  Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on October - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1572  On October - 24 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 October - 24.  

1649  Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89 on this day in history.  

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