Historical Events For October - 24
Monday, 22 January 2018
1956 AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year on this day in history.
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 On this day in history uSSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam
1958 Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81 on October - 24.
1959 US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert on October - 24.
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 October - 24.
1961 On October - 24 malta granted independence from Britain
1961 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs on October - 24.
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 this day in history.
1963 On October - 24 "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs
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 The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary on October - 24.
1964 On this day in history zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1964 On this day in history "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
1967 On October - 24 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 ś50 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 October - 24 otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71
1970 Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show on this day in history.
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 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 October - 24.
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 On October - 24 yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus
1973 On October - 24 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