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Historical Events For October - 24

Thursday, 27 July 2017

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

1939  On October - 24 benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"  

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

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 October - 24.  

1940  Victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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 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 October - 24.  

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

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

1945  United Nations are created on October - 24.  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on October - 24.  

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

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

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

1948  On October - 24 bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"  

1948  Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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  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  On October - 24 frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61  

1953  On October - 24 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  Soviet troops invade Hungary on October - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0051  On October - 24 birth of domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)  

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

1607  On this day in history birth of john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver  

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  Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

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.  

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Famous Deaths In October - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0996  On October - 24 hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58  

1375  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1572  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on this day in history.  

1579  On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

1601  On October - 24 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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