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 This day in History - October 24
362 Historic Events for October 24
1987

Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86

Death
1988

Daniel Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids)

Birth
1988

Joshua Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids)

Birth
1988

NY Islander's and NHL high scorer, Mike Bossy retires

Event
1988

Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released

Event
1988

Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown

Event
1989

After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played

Event
1989

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1989

Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud

Event
1990

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1991

"Dancing at Lughnasa" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 perfs

Event
1991

Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders

Event
1991

Leon Clements, journalist (Interlijnen), dies at 43

Death
1991

Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70

Death
1992

Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies

Death
1992

Laurie Colwin, novelist (Happy All the Time), dies at 48

Death
1992

Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series

Event
1993

Tonino Nardi, Italian cinematographer (Porte Manifest), dies at 54

Death
1993

Desmond Nuttall, English theorist, dies at 49

Death
1993

"Wonderful Tennessee" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 9 performances

Event
1993

Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39

Death
1994

Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54

Death
1994

Gamini Dissanayake, Sri Lankain presidential candidate, murdered

Death
1994

Alexandr Nikolaievich Shelepin, dir of KGB (1958-61), dies

Death
1994

Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed

Event