Today in History
What happened on the 24th of October in history?
Jane Seymour third wife of Henry VIII dies.
3rd partition of Poland between Austria Prussia & Russia.
the match is patented.
Ariel & Umbriel moons of Uranus discovered by Lassell
William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel satellites of Unranus.
1st transcontinental telegram sent
mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese.
Anna Taylor 1st to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel & live
Black Thursday the beginning of the stock market crash.
United Nations Charter goes into effect
UN publishes its 1st postage stamps
Disaster on USSR launch pad killed missle expert Nedelin & team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash
Zambia (N. Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day).
Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile.
Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
Yom Kippur War ends - Israel 65 miles from Cairo 26 from Damascus
Billy Martin named A.L. Manager of the Year (Texas Rangers)
1st Jewish film & TV festival
Billy Martin punches a marshmallow salesman
Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after failed
Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
NBC technicians accept pact end 118 day strike