Historical Events In October - 24
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1974 On October - 24 david Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65
1975 Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris on October - 24.
1976 First Jewish film and TV festival on October - 24.
1976 On this day in history richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
1979 On October - 24 guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc
1980 John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK on this day in history.
1980 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity on this day in history.
1980 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30 on October - 24.
1981 Deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25 on this day in history.
1982 James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58 on October - 24.
1983 Jessica Savitch, news anchor (NBC-TV), dies at 35 on this day in history.
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 October - 24.
1984 On this day in history steffi Graf plays her first pro tennis match
1984 On this day in history edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66
1987 On October - 24 bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
1987 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 on October - 24.
1988 On October - 24 traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
1988 Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history after a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played (World Series #86)
1989 Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud on October - 24.
1991 On October - 24 gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70
1992 On this day in history alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies
1993 On October - 24 ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39
1994 Alexandr Nikolaievich Shelepin, dir of KGB (1958-61), dies on October - 24.
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 Hurricane Wilma makes landfall in southwestern Florida as a category 3 hurricane on October - 24.
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 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 October - 24.