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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  

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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 50 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.  

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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 October - 24.  

1632  On October - 24 birth of antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)  

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 October - 24.  

1763  Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839) was born on October - 24.  

1788  Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb) was born on October - 24.  

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

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

1537  Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on this day in history.  

1572  On this day in history death of edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)  

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 October - 24 ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89  

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