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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

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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 October - 24.  

1957  On this day in history christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy  

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

1958  USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam on this day in history.  

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

1959  On October - 24 uS premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert  

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  Malta granted independence from Britain on October - 24.  

1961  "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs on October - 24.  

1962  U.S. Military Forces put on High Alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis, on October - 24.  

1962  On October - 24 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 October - 24 beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29  

1964  Northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia on October - 24.  

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

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 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  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  Otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

1970  Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile on October - 24.  

1970  On this day in history 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  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  On October - 24 heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike  

1973  John Lennon sues US govt to admit the FBI is tapping his phone on October - 24.  

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 October - 24 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  On October - 24 birth of domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)  

1378  On this day in history birth of david Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)  

1607  On October - 24 birth of john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver  

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 this day in history.  

1710  On October - 24 birth of alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)  

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)  

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 October - 24.  

1521  On this day in history robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

1537  On October - 24 jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies  

1572  On October - 24 death of edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)  

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

1601  On this day in history tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54  

1649  On this day in history ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89