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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Saturday, 19 April 2014

1956  On this day in history aP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year  

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 this day in history.  

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  Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1961  On this day in history malta granted independence from Britain  

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

1962  On this day in history 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  "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs on this day in history.  

1963  Beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia  

1964  On this day in history the U.S.S.R. invades Hungary.  

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  On this day in history lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63  

1968  Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on 50 bail on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1970  Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1971  Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds) on this day in history.  

1971  Carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95 on this day in history.  

1972  Jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1973  On this day in history jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies  

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

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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  David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402) was born on this day in history.  

1607  On this day in history birth of john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver  

1632  On this day in history birth of antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)  

1675  On this day in history birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  

1710  On this day in history birth of alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)  

1763  Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839) was born on this day in history.  

1788  Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb) was born on this day in history.  

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  

1375  Death of King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on this day in history.  

1579  Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1601  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on this day in history.  

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