Historical Events In October - 24
Monday, 03 August 2020
1917 Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals) on October - 24.
1918 On October - 24 alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86
1920 Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja) on this day in history.
1922 German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925 on this day in history.
1923 Gen Otto von Lossow calls Reichswehr to Berlin to form a dictatorship on this day in history.
1923 Denise Levertov, American poet/essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin) on October - 24.
1924 Christian Gen Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history jose Casanovas, composer
1925 On October - 24 jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker
1925 On this day in history jindrich S Baar, Czech pastor/writer (Lusy), dies at 56
1926 On this day in history harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
1926 On this day in history y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
1927 On this day in history renato de Grandis, composer
1928 Gabriel Laub, Polish writer on October - 24.
1929 On this day in history "Black Thursday", one of the biggest Wall Street crash, spells out the beginning of the great American depression.
1929 "Black Thursday," beginning of stock market crash on October - 24.
1929 "Black Thursday," start of stock market crash, Dow Jones down 12.8% on October - 24.
1929 On October - 24 george H Crumb, Charleston WV, composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time)
1929 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian, dies at 74 on October - 24.
1930 On October - 24 a bloodless coup d'Ă©tat in Brazil ousts Washington LuĂs Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. GetĂșlio Dornelles Vargas is then installed as "provisional president."
1930 Big Bopper, [JP Richardson], Sabine Pass Tx, vocalist (Chantiily Lace) on this day in history.
1930 On October - 24 renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26
1931 George Washington Bridge connecting NY to NJ opens on this day in history.
1931 On October - 24 gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years for tax evasion
1931 Sofiya Asgatovna Gubaydulina, composer on October - 24.
1931 On October - 24 murray Bisset, cricketer (S Afr)/Chief Justice of Rhodesia, dies
1932 British govt signs trade treaty with USSR on October - 24.
1933 Langston Hughes' "Mulatto," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1933 On October - 24 norman Rush, American writer
1934 On October - 24 arvind Apte, cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test)
1935 Italy invades Ethiopia on October - 24.
1935 On October - 24 italy invades Ethiopia [10/2]
1936 On this day in history annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch politican (VVD)
1938 US forbids child labor in factories on October - 24.