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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

1939  On this day in history benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"  

1939  On this day in history nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware)  

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

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 this day in history victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  

1942  Start of second El Alamein battle, Egypt on this day in history.  

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

1942  On this day in history arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies  

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 this day in history.  

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  On October - 24 united Nations are created  

1945  On October - 24 united Nations Charter becomes effective  

1945  On October - 24 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  Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States) on this day in history.  

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  On October - 24 joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70  

1951  United Nations publishes its first postage stamps on this day in history.  

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

1952  On this day in history frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61  

1953  KOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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  On October - 24 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 October - 24 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  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