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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Monday, 24 October 2016

1956  AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year on October - 24.  

1957  On October - 24 cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City  

1957  On October - 24 christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy  

1958  On October - 24 uSS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba.  

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

1958  Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81 on October - 24.  

1959  On this day in history 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 October - 24.  

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 this day in history malta granted independence from Britain  


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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1964  On October - 24 zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

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

1967  On October - 24 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 October - 24.  

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  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 this day in history salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile  

1970  On this day in history richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54  

1971  On this day in history harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)  

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 October - 24.  

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 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  David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402) was born on October - 24.  

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

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

1675  On October - 24 birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  

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

1763  On this day in history birth of dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839)  

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


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 this day in history.  

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

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  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on October - 24.  

1579  On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

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

1649  On October - 24 ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89  


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