Historical Events In October - 24
Friday, 07 August 2020
2017 Crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman vows to return Saudi Arabia to moderate Islam after announcing 500bn independent economic zone on this day in history.
2017 Albert Einstein 's "Theory of Happiness", written as a note for a bellboy instead of a tip in Tokyo in 1922 sells for $1.56 million on October - 24.
2018 Pipe bombs sent to prominent US Democrats including the Obamas, Clintons, John Brennan and CNN, but safely defused on October - 24.
2018 On October - 24 largest jackpot in US history at 1.6 billion won by one person in Southern Carolina
2018 Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge named UN Person of the Year for setting a new marathon world record and for his work with AIDS/HIV in Kenya on October - 24.
2018 Scientists confirm East Island in Hawaii, half a mile long, has been wiped out after contact with Hurricane Walaka on October - 24.
2018 On this day in history eU directive bans single-use plastics by 2021
2019 On this day in history remains of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco removed from mausoleum in Valley of the Fallen and reburied in private family vault in Madrid