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Historical Events For October - 24

Thursday, 23 March 2017

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

1957  Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City on this day in history.  

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 October - 24.  

1958  USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam on October - 24.  

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  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 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 October - 24.  

1962  In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins on October - 24.  

1963  On October - 24 "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs  

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

1964  Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

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

1967  On this day in history lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63  

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

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 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  Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54 on October - 24.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 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  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on this day in history.  

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  Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773) was born on October - 24.  

1763  On this day in history 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  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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


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