Historical Events In October - 24
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1886 On this day in history delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet (El Libro Blanco)
1887 Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso on October - 24.
1889 Softball rules adopted by Mid Winter Indoor Baseball League on this day in history.
1890 On October - 24 chicago Mainbocher, uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves)
1891 On October - 24 geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans)
1892 On October - 24 kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter
1896 Jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol) on October - 24.
1897 Lazar Weiner, composer on October - 24.
1897 On this day in history francis Turner Palgrave, poet/editor (Golden Treasury), dies at 73
1899 Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army on this day in history.
1899 On October - 24 ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
1900 General Redvers Buller returns to England on October - 24.
1900 Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages on October - 24.
1901 First woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor) on this day in history.
1901 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor) on October - 24.
1901 On October - 24 paul Henrion, composer, dies at 82
1902 On this day in history vladislav Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 69
1903 George Sutton becomes billiard champ on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history the National Transcontinental Railway Act is passed. In order to expand into Western Canada the Grand Trunk Railway agrees to build a line from Moncton, New Brunswick to Quebec, then on a more northerly route than on any other transcontinental line to a point on the British Columbia Coast, which was to become Prince Rupert. The part between Moncton and Winnipeg was to be known as the National Transcontinental Railway and was to be built by the government. The line west of Winnipeg, to be known as the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, was to be built by the Grand Trunk itself.
1903 On this day in history 1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1)
1904 1st NY subway opens on October - 24.
1904 On this day in history moss Hart, Bronx NY, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1)
1905 On October - 24 elizabeth Poston, composer
1906 On October - 24 marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter
1908 Billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game" on this day in history.
1908 John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist on this day in history.
1911 Robert Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole on this day in history.
1911 Clarence M Kelley, FBI head on this day in history.
1912 Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Zeesterre), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1913 Joe Tinker fired as Cin Reds manager on this day in history.
1913 Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer on October - 24.
1915 On this day in history jean Vallerand, composer
1916 On October - 24 moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
1917 On this day in history battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army