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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Monday, 24 November 2014

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

1939  Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance" on October - 24.  

1939  Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware) on October - 24.  

1939  On this day in history the birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor.  

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

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

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

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

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

1942  On October - 24 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  In air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force on this day in history.  

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

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

1945  On October - 24 united Nations are created  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on this day in history.  

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

1945  On October - 24 robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide  

1946  Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire on October - 24.  

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

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 October - 24 bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"  

1948  On October - 24 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  On this day in history jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC  

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  Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1378  David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402) was born on October - 24.  

1607  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on October - 24.  

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  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  On this day in history hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58  

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

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 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