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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

1938  On October - 24 ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68  

1939  Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance" on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1942  On October - 24 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  

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1943  On October - 24 anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting  

1944  In air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners  

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

1945  United Nations are created on this day in history.  

1945  On October - 24 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 October - 24.  

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 October - 24.  

1947  On October - 24 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 October - 24.  

1948  Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 on October - 24.  

1949  Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1951  United Nations publishes its first postage stamps on October - 24.  

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

1953  On October - 24 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  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  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on this day in history.  

1632  Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions) was born on October - 24.  

1675  Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749) was born on October - 24.  

1710  On October - 24 birth of alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)  

1763  On October - 24 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.  

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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 October - 24 death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  

1521  On October - 24 robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

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

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 October - 24 tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54  

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

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