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Historical Events In October - 24

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1886  Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet (El Libro Blanco) on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On October - 24 victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On this day in history softball rules adopted by Mid Winter Indoor Baseball League  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Chicago Mainbocher, uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves) on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans) on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  On October - 24 lazar Weiner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Francis Turner Palgrave, poet/editor (Golden Treasury), dies at 73 on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On this day in history battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1899  Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  General Redvers Buller returns to England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On this day in history elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1901  On this day in history first woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1901  1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1901  On this day in history paul Henrion, composer, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Vladislav Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history george Sutton becomes billiard champ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On October - 24 1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  1st NY subway opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On this day in history moss Hart, Bronx NY, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Elizabeth Poston, composer on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On this day in history billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On October - 24 john Alwyne Kitching, zoologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Robert Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Clarence M Kelley, FBI head on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On this day in history louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Zeesterre), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Joe Tinker fired as Cin Reds manager on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On October - 24 molly Mary Hyde, cricketer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Jean Vallerand, composer on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On October - 24 battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0051  Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96) was born on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1607  John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On October - 24 birth of antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1675  On this day in history birth of richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839) was born on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1788  Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb) was born on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0996  Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1375  On October - 24 death of king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1572  Death of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on October - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  On October - 24 ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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