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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Friday, 31 October 2014

1956  AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history 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  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 October - 24.  

1958  On this day in history esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81  

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

1960  On this day in history disaster on USSR launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash  

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  Malta granted independence from Britain on this day in history.  

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

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 October - 24.  

1963  On this day in history "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 this day in history.  

1964  On October - 24 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 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  On October - 24 otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71  

1970  Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show on October - 24.  

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 October - 24.  

1972  Jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53 on October - 24.  

1973  On this day in history heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike  

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  The birth of The Earl of Ulster, Son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on October - 24.  

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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)  

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  Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions) was born on October - 24.  

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 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  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  On October - 24 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

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

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