Historical Events In October - 24
Monday, 30 November 2020
1974 On this day in history david Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65
1975 On October - 24 ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris
1976 On October - 24 first Jewish film and TV festival
1976 Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc
1980 On this day in history john Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
1980 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity on October - 24.
1980 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30 on this day in history.
1981 Deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25 on October - 24.
1982 On this day in history james Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58
1983 On October - 24 jessica Savitch, news anchor (NBC-TV), dies at 35
1984 11 members of the Colombo crime family arrested on this day in history.
1984 Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after it failed on this day in history.
1984 Steffi Graf plays her first pro tennis match on October - 24.
1984 Edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66 on October - 24.
1987 Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate on this day in history.
1987 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
1988 On this day in history typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown
1989 On October - 24 after a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played (World Series #86)
1989 On this day in history rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud
1991 Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies
1993 Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history alexandr Nikolaievich Shelepin, dir of KGB (1958-61), dies
1995 On this day in history emile Jonassaint, president of Haiti (1994), dies at 82
1996 On this day in history arthur Axmann, head of Hitler Youths in (1940-45), dies at 83
1997 On this day in history don Messick, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62
2005 On this day in history hurricane Wilma makes landfall in southwestern Florida as a category 3 hurricane.
2007 On October - 24 in the space of a few hours, Comet Holmes develops a coma and flares up to half a million times its former brightness, becoming visible to the naked eye. Its coma would later become larger in volume than the Sun, making it the second comet to do so in 2007 after Comet McNaught.
2012 On this day in history libyan militias capture Bani Walid resulting in 130 civilian deaths
2012 On this day in history hurricane Sandy kills at least 209 people in the Caribbean, Bahamas, United States and Canada. Considerable storm surge damage causes major disruption to the eastern seaboard of the United States.
2013 On this day in history st Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to tie the MLB 2013 World Series 1-1
2017 On this day in history dog doping scandal confirmed by officials of Iditarod, Alaskan dog sled race after dogs test positive for a banned substance