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Historical Events For October - 24

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

1956  On October - 24 aP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year  Click To Search About This In Google

1957  Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1957  Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1958  USS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1958  On this day in history uSSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam  Click To Search About This In Google

1958  Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81 on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1959  On October - 24 uS premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  On October - 24 disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  On this day in history malta granted independence from Britain  Click To Search About This In Google

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1961  "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  U.S. Military Forces put on High Alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis, on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  On this day in history beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  Northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  On this day in history zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  On this day in history lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  On October - 24 mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on 50 bail  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  On October - 24 elizabeth Taylor receives from Richard Burton a diamond ring weighing more than 69 carats and worth more than $1,000,000  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  On October - 24 otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  On this day in history salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  On this day in history richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54  Click To Search About This In Google

1971  Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1971  Carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  Jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53 on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1973  On this day in history heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike  Click To Search About This In Google

1973  On October - 24 john Lennon sues US govt to admit the FBI is tapping his phone  Click To Search About This In Google

1973  On this day in history yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus  Click To Search About This In Google

1973  On this day in history jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1974  The birth of The Earl of Ulster, Son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

1378  David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1607  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1632  On October - 24 birth of antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)  Click To Search About This In Google

1675  On October - 24 birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  Click To Search About This In Google

1710  On October - 24 birth of alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)  Click To Search About This In Google

1763  Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1788  On this day in history birth of sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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  Click To Search About This In Google

1375  Death of King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1521  On October - 24 robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  Click To Search About This In Google

1537  On October - 24 jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1572  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1579  Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1601  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on October - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1649  On October - 24 ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89  Click To Search About This In Google

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