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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Thursday, 02 April 2015

1938  On this day in history 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 October - 24.  

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

1942  Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies on October - 24.  

1943  Anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting on October - 24.  

1944  On October - 24 in air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force.  

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  On this day in history united Nations are created  

1945  On this day in history 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  Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire on this day in history.  

1947  Series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States) on October - 24.  

1947  The birth of Kevin Kline, American actor on this day in history.  

1947  On October - 24 series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)  

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria  

1952  On October - 24 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  Ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1954  Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam on this day in history.  

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 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  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  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.  

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 this day in history.  

1375  On October - 24 death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  

1521  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on October - 24.  

1537  On October - 24 jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies  

1572  On October - 24 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  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on this day in history.  

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