Historical Events Happened In October - 24
Thursday, 30 June 2016
1956 AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year on this day in history.
1957 Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City on this day in history.
1957 Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy on October - 24.
1958 USS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba on October - 24.
1958 USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam on October - 24.
1958 Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81 on October - 24.
1959 US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert on this day in history.
1960 Disaster on USSR launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash on this day in history.
1960 On October - 24 disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash
1961 On October - 24 malta granted independence from Britain
1961 On this day in history "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs
1962 On October - 24 u.S. Military Forces put on High Alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis,
1962 In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins on this day in history.
1963 On October - 24 "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs
1963 On this day in history beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29
1964 On October - 24 northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia
1964 On October - 24 the U.S.S.R. invades Hungary.
1964 Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
1967 On October - 24 lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63
1968 On October - 24 mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on ś50 bail
1969 Elizabeth Taylor receives from Richard Burton a diamond ring weighing more than 69 carats and worth more than $1,000,000 on October - 24.
1969 Otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1970 Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show on this day in history.
1970 Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile on October - 24.
1970 Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54 on October - 24.
1971 Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds) on October - 24.
1971 On October - 24 carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95
1972 On October - 24 jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53
1973 Heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike on October - 24.
1973 On this day in history john Lennon sues US govt to admit the FBI is tapping his phone
1973 Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus on October - 24.
1973 Jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies on October - 24.
1974 The birth of The Earl of Ulster, Son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on October - 24.