Historical Events In October - 24
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1956 AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year on October - 24.
1957 Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City on October - 24.
1957 On October - 24 christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy
1958 USS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba on this day in history.
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 Disaster on USSR launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash on this day in history.
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 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs on this day in history.
1962 U.S. Military Forces put on High Alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis, on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history 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 On October - 24 beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29
1964 On October - 24 northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia
1964 The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary on October - 24.
1964 On this day in history zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1964 "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs on this day in history.
1967 Lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63 on October - 24.
1968 Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on œ50 bail on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1970 On October - 24 nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
1970 On October - 24 salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile
1970 On October - 24 richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54
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 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 this day in history.
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 Jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies on October - 24.
1974 On this day in history the birth of The Earl of Ulster, Son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester