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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

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1938  On this day in history ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68  

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

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

1939  On October - 24 the birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1942  On October - 24 start of second El Alamein battle, Egypt  

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

1942  Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1944  Lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

1946  On October - 24 netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire  

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 this day in history.  

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

1951  On this day in history united Nations publishes its first postage stamps  

1951  On this day in history jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC  

1952  On October - 24 arab Liberation Movement becomes the only party of Syria  

1952  Arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria on October - 24.  

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

1953  On this day in history kOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1953  On October - 24 ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74  

1954  Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam on October - 24.  

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

1378  On this day in history birth of david Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)  

1607  On October - 24 birth of john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver  

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

1675  On October - 24 birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  

1710  Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

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 October - 24.  

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  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  On this day in history jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies  

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  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on October - 24.  

1649  On this day in history ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89