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Historical Events For October - 24

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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

1939  Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance" on this day in history.  

1939  Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware) on October - 24.  

1939  On this day in history the birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor.  

1940  40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938) on October - 24.  

1940  On October - 24 japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball  

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 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  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  Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners on October - 24.  

1944  On this day in history lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54  

1945  United Nations are created on October - 24.  

1945  On this day in history united Nations Charter becomes effective  

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

1945  Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide on this day in history.  

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 October - 24.  

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  On October - 24 franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78  

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

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 October - 24.  

1954  On October - 24 dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam  

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

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

1537  On this day in history 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  On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

1601  On October - 24 tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54  

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

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