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Famous Events For October 24

Famous Events For October 24 – Today In History

What Happened on October 24 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 24 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 24, 1260 – Mamluk chief, Baibars kills Qutuz, Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, and captures supremacy for himself
2. October 24, 1260 – The remarkable Church of Chartres is bestowed with the King Louis IX of France present. This is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site
3. October 24, 1360 – The peace agreement of Bdretigny is approved at Calais and was the termination of the early stages of the Hundred Years’ War
4. October 24, 1492 – In a bet in Mecklenburg, Germany, 24 Jews were killed by dousing in fire
5. October 24, 1531 – Schmalkaldic League admits Bavaria
6. October 24, 1593 – Spanish soldier Gil Perez was supposed to be dematerialized in the Philippines and found in Mexico(teleportation)
7. October 24, 1596 – The forces of the Ottoman defeat Austria-Hungary and Germany at the war at Kerestes

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8. October 24, 1648 – Switzerland attained freedom at the end of the Thirty Years’ War in the Holy Roman Empire by a peace agreement of Westphalia
9. October 24, 1656 – an agreement between Russia and Poland at Vilnius against the anti-Swedish agreement
10. October 24, 1681 – Chief of Shaftesbury was suspected of disloyalty in London

18th Century – What Happened on October 24 – The 1700s

11. October 24, 1795 – Poland distributed among Austria, Prussia, and Russia

19th Century – October 24 This Day That Year – The 1800s

12. October 24, 1812 – The war of Maloyaroslavet was fought near Moscow
13. October 24, 1818 – premiere musical by Felix Mendelssohn in Berlin at the age of 9
14. October 24, 1836 – copyright granted to Alonzo Dwight Phillips of Springfield, Massachusetts for his invention of phosphorus matchsticks which ignite in rubbing
15. October 24, 1851 – detection of Ariel and Umbriel, satellites of Uranus by William Lassell
16. October 24, 1856 – approval of the Charter of South Australia
17. October 24, 1857 – Establishment of the World’s first football Association, Sheffield F C in Yorkshire, England

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18. October 24, 1861 – message sent through cable for the first time across coast to coast in the US (San Francisco to Washington, D.C)
19. October 24, 1861 – separation of West Virginia from Virginia
20. October 24, 1871 – Chinese numbering about 18 executed by hanging by a crowd in Los Angeles, California
21. October 24, 1881 – US Ambassador to France, Levi P. Morton, fixes the first nail in the Statue of Liberty
22. October 24, 1885 – premiere show of “Zigeunerbaron (Gypsy Baron) by Johann Strauss in Vienna
23. October 24, 1889 – The Mid-Winter Indoor Baseball Association approves the regulations for playing Softball
24. October 24, 1899 – War waged in Rietfontein, South Africa between Boers and British defense forces

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 24 – The 1900s

25. October 24, 1900 – the arrival of General Redvers Buller in England
26. October 24, 1901 – Anna Taylor, a school teacher, on her birthday, this day, was the first lady to cross over Niagara Falls in a drum
27. October 24, 1902 – Santa Maria volcano in Guatemala blow up destroying 6000 people, and is categorized as one of the three biggest blow of the 20th century
28. October 24, 1903 – George Sutton achieves his billiard championship
29. October 24, 1908 – Billy Murray sings the popular song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”
30. October 24, 1909 – Racconigi agreement between Italy and Russia backing the existing condition in the Balkans
31. October 24, 1911 – Polar Explorer, Capt. Robert Falcon Scott commences his journey from Cape Evans to explore the South Pole
32. October 24, 1911 – Orville Wright endured to stand suspended in the air for nearly 9 minutes and 45 seconds in an airplane that uses air currents only for movements, at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, and that duration was the best for 10 years

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33. October 24, 1913 – Joe Tinker, manager of Cincinnati Reds was dismissed
34. October 24, 1916 – Moroccan army seize Ft Douaumont
35. October 24, 1917 – The combined forces of Germany and Austria shatter the Italian army at the war at Caporetto
36. October 24, 1922 – German house orders Ebert as president till July 1925
37. October 24, 1922 – Irish House approves the Charter for an Irish Free State
38. October 24, 1923 – General Otto von Lossow and Reichswehr discuss in Berlin to establish authoritarian rule
39. October 24, 1924 – Gen Feng Joe Siang capture Beijing
40. October 24, 1924 – Dutchman Willem Einthoven achieved the Nobel Prize in physiology/medicine for his invention of ECG
41. October 24, 1926 – The ultimate presentation by Harry Houdini at Garrick Theater in Detroit, Michigan
42. October 24, 1929 – the share business slumped, the share value of Dow Jones touched a low of 12.8%
43. October 24, 1929 – debut airing of “The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour” by Rudy Vallee on NBC radio
44. October 24, 1929 – Belgian princess Marie-Jose and Italian future king Umberto agreed to a wedlock; an unsuccessful effort on the life of Umberto
45. October 24, 1930 – in a peaceful rebellion in Brazil, Washington Luis Pereira de Sousa, was overthrown and succeeded by Getulio Vargas as an interim president
46. October 24, 1931 – the inauguration of the George Washington Bridge connecting New York and New Jersey and thrown open for the public the subsequent day
47. October 24, 1931 – AI Capone, a criminal was convicted to 11 years detention for non-payment of taxes

48. October 24, 1932 – agreement for commerce between Britain and USSR
49. October 24, 1933 – inaugural presentation of “Mulatto” by Langston Hughes in NYC
50. October 24, 1935 – Judge Landis penalizes referee George Moriarty, Manager of Cubs team Charlie Grimm, and Players representing Chicago, W English, B Jurges, and B Hermann for their faults in the World Series
51. October 24, 1938 – US bans employment of minor children in manufacturing units
52. October 24, 1939 – a musical “Let’s Dance” by Benny Goodman announced
53. October 24, 1939 – AL MVP was awarded to Joe DiMaggio with Fimmie Foxx for the second place

54. October 24, 1939 – The Star of David was forced to be worn by Jews
55. October 24, 1939 – leg coverings made of synthetic fabric marketed
56. October 24, 1940 – a minimum wage and 44-hours per week work rules enforced from this day as per the US Labour Laws of 1938
57. October 24, 1940 – a discussion meeting between Hitler and Marshal Petain
58. October 24, 1940- certain terms from US baseball deleted by Japan
59. October 24, 1940 – demonstration by Protestants against removing of Jew public workers
60. October 24, 1940 – the war at EL Alamein enters the 2nd day
61. October 24, 1943 – secret radio service against Nazis – Clandestine Radio Soldastsender commences broadcasting
62. October 24, 1944 – a warship submerged in the Sibuya Sea after the US attack on Japanese warship and vessels
63. October 24, 1944 – Princeton, a US aircraft carrier submerged in the Philippines
64. October 24, 1944 – Several Japanese aircraft (9-11) were brought down in the Gulf of Leyte by US Capt. David Mccampbell
65. October 24, 1945 – The United Nations Declaration comes into force on this day
66. October 24, 1945 – results of the voting to the House in France declared – PC/PS/MRP declared elected (25/24/23%)
67. October 24, 1946 – agreement for peace between Netherlands and Indonesia authorised
68. October 24, 1946 – Pictures of the earth were taken from space by a camera on board the spacecraft V-2 No.13 hurled from White Sands the US
69. October 24, 1946 – Inferno in the forests of New England destroys wood of value $30 million
70. October 24, 1948 – The words “Cold War” were first put to use by Bernard M. Baruch

71. October 24, 1948 – Debut presentation of “Sinfonietta” by Francis Poulenc
72. October 24, 1948 – a mass communication letter issued by Pope XII in Multiplicibus Curis
73. October 24, 1948 – TV transmission channel 2 in Detroit, MI starts functioning on CBS in New York
74. October 24, 1949 – foundation laid for building the United Nations Headquarters in New York
75. October 24, 1951 – debut presentation of “Four Poster” by Jan de Hartog in NY
76. October 24, 1951 – inaugural postage stamps released by the United Nations
77. October 24, 1952 – The Arab Liberation Party is the only political party in Syria
78. October 24, 1953 – TV transmission channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ starts functioning on CBS
79. October 24, 1954 – President D.D. Eisenhower swears to help South Vietnam
80. October 24, 1954 – Juan Manuel Fangio achieves the 5th Formula One WDC by 16.86 points
81. October 24, 1956 – Cincinnati Manager Birdie Tebbets was declared as NL Manager of the Year
82. October 24, 1956 – Soviet army attack Hungary; Imre Nagy installed as PM of Hungary
83. October 24, 1956 – Margaret Towner, a religious woman was the first woman to become the minister of the Presbyterian Church of the USA

84. October 24, 1957 – Cincinnati Redlegs refuses to shift to Roosevelt Arena in Jersey City
85. October 24, 1957 – United States Airforce commences, the X-20 Dynamic-Soarer program to build space aircraft that could be used for multi-military works
86. October 24, 1958 – USSR gives Egypt 400 million rubles on credit to construct the Aswan Dam
87. October 24, 1959 – D Sjostakovitch performs his 1st Cello recital
88. October 24, 1960 – In an accident to the hurling pad in the USSR, the rocket specialist, Nedelin and his team lost their life but the USSR asserts that they died in an aircraft accident
89. October 24, 1961 – premiere of “Evening with Yves Montand” at John Golden Theatre, NYC to give 55 presentations
90. October 24, 1962 – During the Cuban rocket calamity, the Soviet warships come very close to the US barricade of Cuba
91. October 24, 1962 – The movie “The Manchurian Candidate” guided by John Frankenheimer and featuring Frank Sinatra and Laurence Harvey announced
92. October 24, 1963 – Premiere of “110 in the Shade” at Broadhurst Theatre NYC to make 330 presentations
93. October 24, 1963 – Keep Right On (KRO) exhibits the first event of Bonanza
94. October 24, 1963 – Cy Young Award was given to Sandy Koufax by an undisputed decision
95. October 24, 1964 – valedictory of “Cambridge Circus” at Plymouth Theatre NYC after 23 presentations

96. October 24, 1964 – closing ceremony of 18th Olympic Plays at Tokyo, Japan
97. October 24, 1964 – 1000 white detainees in Stanleyville were set free by the Belgian paramilitary
98. October 24, 1964 – Britain grants independence to Zambia and Kenneth Kaunda is installed as President
99. October 24, 1964 – Adif Iqbal, Majid Khan, and Khalid Ibadulla from Pakistan play their inaugural cricket match against Australia. Khalid Ibadulla achieves 166 runs on his first play
100. October 24, 1965 – debut presentation of “Voices for Today” by Benjamin Britten
101. October 24, 1965 – LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament achieved by Marlene Hagge
102. October 24, 1965 – Jim Clark achieves the 16th Formula One WDC by 14 points
103. October 24, 1968 – Mick Jagger and his wife Marianne Faithful were found to possess cannabis and detained but released on payment of 50 pounds as security
104. October 24, 1968 – dissent march by The People’s Democracy party at Stormont Parliament House, Belfast, Northern Ireland
105. October 24, 1969 – Hanif, Mushtaq, and Sadiq Mohammad commence their Test Cricket career together
106. October 24, 1970 – Nancy Walker appears as Ida Morgenstein on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”
107. October 24, 1970 – Salvador Allende (Marxist) was installed as the President of Chile by the Chilean Parliament
108. October 24, 1971 – Harry Drake shoots the longest shot with a footboy (1 mile 268 yds)
109. October 24, 1971 – Inauguration of the Texas Arena; Cowboys defeat Patriots, 44-21
110. October 24, 1971 – Speeches by O’Brady, President of Sinn Fein Ruairi to his party workers in Dublin and announces that the administration in North Ireland be made uncontrollable so that the dream of united Ireland could be accomplished
111. October 24, 1971 – murder of a fellow of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) by the secret officer of the police in Belfast during an explosive outbreak
112. October 24, 1972 – British soldiers kill two Catholic men at a farm at Aughinahinch, near Newtownbbutler, County Fermanagh
113. October 24, 1973 – Substantial snow was the cause of 65 car accidents on the New Jersey Turnpike accounting for 9 deaths
114. October 24, 1973 – a court case against the US administration by John Lennon to accept that the FBI was bugging his phone
115. October 24, 1973 – Israel was 65 miles away from Cairo at the end of the Yom Kippur battle also known as the October War

116. October 24, 1974 – Billy Martin achieved the title of AL Manager of the year
117. October 24, 1975 – a Turkish envoy was murdered in Paris
118. October 24, 1976 – release of the 1st Jewish picture during the TV festival
119. October 24, 1976 – the 6th NYC Women’s lengthy run was achieved by Miki Gorman in 2:39:11
120. October 24, 1976 – the 7th NYC lengthy run achieved by Bill Rodgers in 2:10:10
121. October 24, 1976 – century run achieved by Sadiq and Mushtaq Mohammad in the cricket test Vs. New Zealand
122. October 24, 1976 – James Hunt achieves by one point the 27th Formula One WDC
123. October 24, 1976 – inauguration of the Toronto International Film Festival
124. October 24, 1978 – Keith Richards punished for keeping narcotics with him in Toronto
125. October 24, 1978 – in the National Hockey League Maple Leafs achieved a high score of 28 points against the NY Islanders
126. October 24, 1979 – Billy Martin man-handles a sales representative and loses his job
127. October 24, 1979 – Paul McCartney achieves the Rhodium disc from the Guinness Book of Records
128. October 24, 1980- Atomic test by Great Britain at Nevada
129. October 24, 1980 – Khorramshar captured by the Iraqi army
130. October 24, 1980 – a musical “(Just Like) Starting Over” by John Lennon announced in UK
131. October 24, 1980 – The Polish administration approves the Labour Union unity
132. October 24, 1981 – The birth centenary celebrations were held by exhibiting the works of the Painter Pablo Picasso, Guernica in Madrid, Spain
133. October 24, 1982 – premiere of “Rock ‘n Roll!: The 1st…” at St James Theatre, NYC to give 9 presentations
134. October 24, 1982 – 12th NYC Women’s Lengthy run was achieved by Grete Waitz in 2:27:14
135. October 24, 1982 – 13th NYC Lengthy run achieved by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29
136. October 24, 1982 – first professional tennis game played by Steffi Graf
137. October 24, 1984 – detention of 11 suspects of the Colombo lawbreaking family
138. October 24, 1984 – spacecraft Intelsat 5 comes within the Earth’s troposphere after its fiasco
139. October 24, 1986 – Bill Russel, 38, of Dodgers, makes his intention known to step down
140. October 24, 1986 – ambassadorial level relations between Great Britain and Syria break down
141. October 24, 1987 – appointment of Bork as judge of the Supreme Court not approved by Congress
142. October 24, 1987 – the specialist staff of NBC withdraws their 118-day work stoppage
143. October 24, 1988 – Mike Bossy, NY Islander and best achiever of NHL steps down
144. October 24, 1988 – hundreds lost their life by sinking when a Philippine vessel was submerged when a cyclone, Ruby hit the vessel
145. October 24, 1989 – Earthquake delays the World Series play 3 by a week
146. October 24, 1989 – Atomic test by France at Mururoa
147. October 24, 1989 – an American preacher, who regularly appears on TV, Jim Bakker is convicted for deception and put in jail for 50 years
148. October 24, 1990 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
149. October 24, 1991- premiere of “Dancing at Lughnasa” at Plymouth Theatre NYC for 421 presentations
150. October 24, 1991 – CFL Calgary Stampeders sold to Larry Ryckman
151. October 24, 1992 – in the 88th World Series, Toronto Blue Jays defeat Atl Braves, 4-2
152. October 24, 1992 – Australia defeated Great Britain, 10-6 at the 10th Rugby League World Cup
153. October 24, 1993 – premiere of “Wonderful Tennessee” at Plymouth Theatre NYC for 9 presentations
154. October 24, 1994 – In an attack on in Sri Lanka Opposition party, more than 55 lost their life
155. October 24, 1995 – full solar eclipse in SW/S Asia
156. October 24, 1996 – Hasan Raza, a minor boy, plays his first cricket for Pakistan at the age of 14+ years
157. October 24, 1996 – final play at the Atlanta County Fulton Arena. Yanks successively won 8 plays
158. October 24, 1997 – Marv Albert convicted and punished in a beating case
159. October 24, 1998 – spacecraft Deep Space hurled into space to explore asteroid and comet

21st Century – October 24 This Day In History – The 2000s

160. October 24, 2002 – John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, murderers, were detained by the constabulary
161. October 24, 2003 – Highspeed aircraft commences its business trip
162. October 24, 2004 – In a plane accident, 10 members, including 4 of the family of Rick Hendrick lost their life near Martinsville Speedway. The aircraft was possessed by NASCAR Hendrick Motorsports
163. October 24, 2004 – Michael Schumacher was victorious by 34 points in the 55th Formula One WDC
164. October 24, 2006 – a significant “motive clause” of the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act was deleted by Justice Rutherford of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice
165. October 24, 2006 – The spacecraft MESSENGER flies close to Venus
166. October 24, 2008 – stocks and shares in the world’s share business fall in price up to 10% on the “Bloody Friday”
167. October 24, 2008 – Given the financial recess, the IMF bailout Iceland to the extent of 1.3 billion pounds
168. October 24, 2009 – Inauguration of the first International Day of Climate Action with 350.org, to address global warming disaster
169. October 24, 2012 – 130 public reported dead when the Libyan paramilitaries seize Bani Walid
170. October 24, 2012 – An unidentified gunman shoots 3 civilians dead and wounds two severely in Downey, California
171. October 24, 2012 – Cyclone Sandy strikes Jamaica leaving one dead and causing 50 million pounds in destruction
172. October 24, 2013 – Std Louis Cardinals vanquish Boston Red Sox to equal the MLB 2013 World Series, 1-1
173. October 24, 2015 – The presidential hopeful in Argentine between Daniel Scioli and Mauricio Macrieven scored equal, and the decision was postponed to Nov,22
174. October 24, 2016 – ISIS takes credit for killing 61 and wounding 117 at a constabulary exercise college in Quetta, Pakistan
175. October 24, 2017 – a manuscript by Albert Einstein entitled, “Theory of Happiness” for an attendant in place of the tip in Tokyo in 1922 was sold for $1.56 million

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