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Historical Events For October - 24

Monday, 29 May 2017

1938  Ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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

1939  On October - 24 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  On October - 24 japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball  

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

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

1942  2nd day of battle at El Alamein: British infantry on this day in history.  

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

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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  On October - 24 rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners  

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  United Nations Charter becomes effective on October - 24.  

1945  On this day in history charter of United Nations of force became  

1945  On this day in history robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide  

1946  Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire on October - 24.  

1947  On this day in history series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States)  

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

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 October - 24.  

1948  Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 on October - 24.  

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  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 October - 24 arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria  

1952  Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61 on October - 24.  

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

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  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 this day in history birth of domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)  

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

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 October - 24.  

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.  

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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  On this day in history 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  On October - 24 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

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  

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