Historical Events In October - 24
Monday, 03 August 2020
1974 David Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1975 Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris on October - 24.
1976 First Jewish film and TV festival on this day in history.
1976 On October - 24 richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
1979 On this day in history guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc
1980 On October - 24 john Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
1980 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity on October - 24.
1980 On this day in history leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30
1981 On this day in history deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25
1982 James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58 on October - 24.
1983 On this day in history jessica Savitch, news anchor (NBC-TV), dies at 35
1984 On October - 24 11 members of the Colombo crime family arrested
1984 Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after it failed on this day in history.
1984 On October - 24 steffi Graf plays her first pro tennis match
1984 On October - 24 edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66
1987 Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate on October - 24.
1987 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 on October - 24.
1988 Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released on this day in history.
1988 Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown on October - 24.
1989 After a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played (World Series #86) on this day in history.
1989 Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud on October - 24.
1991 Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70 on this day in history.
1992 Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies on this day in history.
1993 Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39 on October - 24.
1994 On October - 24 alexandr Nikolaievich Shelepin, dir of KGB (1958-61), dies
1995 On October - 24 emile Jonassaint, president of Haiti (1994), dies at 82
1996 On October - 24 arthur Axmann, head of Hitler Youths in (1940-45), dies at 83
1997 Don Messick, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62 on October - 24.
2005 On October - 24 hurricane Wilma makes landfall in southwestern Florida as a category 3 hurricane.
2007 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 on October - 24.
2012 On October - 24 libyan militias capture Bani Walid resulting in 130 civilian deaths
2012 On October - 24 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 October - 24 st Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to tie the MLB 2013 World Series 1-1
2017 Dog doping scandal confirmed by officials of Iditarod, Alaskan dog sled race after dogs test positive for a banned substance on this day in history.