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Today In History - October 24th
YearHistoric Event
1537Jane Seymour third wife of Henry VIII dies.
17953rd partition of Poland between Austria Prussia & Russia.
1836the match is patented.
1846Ariel & Umbriel moons of Uranus discovered by Lassell
1851William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel satellites of Unranus.
18611st transcontinental telegram sent
1871mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese.
1901Anna Taylor 1st to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel & live
1929Black Thursday the beginning of the stock market crash.
1945United Nations Charter goes into effect
1951UN publishes its 1st postage stamps
1960Disaster on USSR launch pad killed missle expert Nedelin & team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash
1964Zambia (N. Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1970Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile.
1970Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
1973Yom Kippur War ends - Israel 65 miles from Cairo 26 from Damascus
1974Billy Martin named A.L. Manager of the Year (Texas Rangers)
19761st Jewish film & TV festival
1979Billy Martin punches a marshmallow salesman
1984Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after failed
1987Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
1987NBC technicians accept pact end 118 day strike

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