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Historical Events Happened In October - 24

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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

1957  On this day in history cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City  

1957  Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history uSS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba.  

1958  On October - 24 uSSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam  

1958  On October - 24 esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81  

1959  On this day in history 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  Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash on October - 24.  

1961  Malta granted independence from Britain on October - 24.  

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  On October - 24 in Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins  

1963  On this day in history "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs  

1963  Beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29 on October - 24.  

1964  On this day in history northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia  

1964  The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary on October - 24.  

1964  Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day) on October - 24.  

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 October - 24 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  Otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71 on October - 24.  

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  On October - 24 harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)  

1971  On October - 24 carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95  

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

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  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  

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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 October - 24.  

1378  On October - 24 birth of david Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)  

1607  On October - 24 birth of john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver  

1632  Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions) was born on October - 24.  

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  Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839) was born on October - 24.  

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  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  On October - 24 robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

1537  On this day in history jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies  

1572  On October - 24 death of edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)  

1579  Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on October - 24.  

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  

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