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Historical Events For October - 24

Thursday, 29 June 2017

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  On this day in history christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy  

1958  On this day in history uSS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba.  

1958  On this day in history uSSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam  

1958  On October - 24 esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81  

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 this day in history disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash  

1961  On this day in history malta granted independence from Britain  

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1961  "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs on this day in history.  

1962  U.S. Military Forces put on High Alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis, on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history in Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins  

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 this day in history northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia  

1964  The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

1964  On this day in history "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs  

1967  Lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1968  On October - 24 mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on 50 bail  

1969  On this day in history elizabeth Taylor receives from Richard Burton a diamond ring weighing more than 69 carats and worth more than $1,000,000  

1969  On this day in history otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71  

1970  On October - 24 nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show  

1970  On October - 24 salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile  

1970  On October - 24 richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54  

1971  Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds) on October - 24.  

1971  On this day in history carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95  

1972  On this day in history jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53  

1973  Heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike on this day in history.  

1973  On October - 24 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 this day in history.  

1973  Jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies on this day in history.  

1974  On this day in history the birth of The Earl of Ulster, Son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester  

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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 October - 24 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 this day in history.  

1632  Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions) was born on this day in history.  

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 October - 24.  

1763  On October - 24 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  On October - 24 hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58  

1375  On October - 24 death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  

1521  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on October - 24.  

1537  Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on October - 24.  

1572  On this day in history 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  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on October - 24.  

1649  Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89 on October - 24.  

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