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Historical Events For October - 24

Sunday, 24 September 2017

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1940  On October - 24 victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  

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

1942  On this day in history 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.  

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1943  Anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting on this day in history.  

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

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

1944  On October - 24 lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54  

1945  On this day in history united Nations are created  

1945  United Nations Charter becomes effective on this day in history.  

1945  Charter of United Nations of force became on October - 24.  

1945  On October - 24 robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide  

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

1947  Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70  

1951  United Nations publishes its first postage stamps on October - 24.  

1951  Jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC on October - 24.  

1952  Arab Liberation Movement becomes the only party of Syria on this day in history.  

1952  Arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria on this day in history.  

1952  Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1953  On October - 24 kOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1953  Ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74 on October - 24.  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

1607  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on this day in history.  

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

1675  Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749) was born on October - 24.  

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  Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1375  Death of King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on October - 24.  

1521  On October - 24 robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

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

1572  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on October - 24.  

1579  Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history 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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