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Historical Events For October - 24

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

1938  Ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68 on October - 24.  

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

1939  On October - 24 nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware)  

1939  The birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor on October - 24.  

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  Victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74 on October - 24.  

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 October - 24 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  Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners on this day in history.  

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

1945  United Nations are created on this day in history.  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on October - 24.  

1945  On October - 24 charter of United Nations of force became  

1945  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 October - 24.  

1951  On October - 24 united Nations publishes its first postage stamps  

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 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 October - 24.  

1953  Ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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  Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96) was born on this day in history.  

1378  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)  

1675  On this day in history 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 October - 24.  

1788  On October - 24 birth of sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb)  

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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 this day in history death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  

1521  On this day in history robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

1537  Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on October - 24.  

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 this day in history 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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