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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Saturday, 02 August 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  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  Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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  On this day in history nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show  

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

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

1973  On this day in history john Lennon sues US govt to admit the FBI is tapping his phone  

1973  On this day in history yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus  

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

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  On this day in history 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  Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1375  On this day in history death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  

1521  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1537  Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on this day in history.  

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  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