Historical Events In October - 24
Friday, 14 August 2020
1956 On October - 24 aP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year
1957 Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City on October - 24.
1957 Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy on October - 24.
1958 USS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba on October - 24.
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 October - 24 uS premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert
1960 On October - 24 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 this day in history.
1961 Malta granted independence from Britain on this day in history.
1961 On October - 24 "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 October - 24.
1962 In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs
1963 On October - 24 beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29
1964 Northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia on October - 24.
1964 The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary on October - 24.
1964 Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.
1964 "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs on October - 24.
1967 On October - 24 lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63
1968 Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on ś50 bail on October - 24.
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 On October - 24 nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
1970 Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile on this day in history.
1970 Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54 on October - 24.
1971 Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds) on October - 24.
1971 On this day in history carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95
1972 On October - 24 jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53
1973 Heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike on October - 24.
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 this day in history jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies
1974 The birth of The Earl of Ulster, Son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on October - 24.