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 This day in History - October 24
362 Historic Events for October 24
1871

Mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese

Event
1877

Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer

Birth
1877

Rika H E Hopper, Dutch actress (Anastasia)

Birth
1878

Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)

Birth
1881

Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer

Birth
1881

Levi P Morton, US ambas to France drives 1st rivet in Stat of Liberty

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1882

Sybil Thorndike, England, actress (Saint Joan)

Birth
1882

Imre Emmerich K lm n, Hungarian composer (Czardasfrstin)

Birth
1882

Dr Robert Koch discovers germ that causes tuberculosis

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1885

Johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna

Event
1885

Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)

Birth
1886

Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet (El Libro Blanco)

Birth
1887

Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso

Birth
1889

Softball rules adopted by Mid Winter Indoor Baseball League

Event
1890

Chicago Mainbocher, uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves)

Birth
1890

Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer

Birth
1891

Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans)

Birth
1891

Rafael L Trujillo Molina, president/dictator of Dom Rep (1930-61)

Birth
1892

Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter

Birth
1896

Jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol)

Birth
1897

Francis Turner Palgrave, poet/editor (Golden Treasury), dies at 73

Death
1897

Lazar Weiner, composer

Birth
1898

Pierre C Puvis de Chavannes, French painter (Panth‚on), dies at 73

Death
1899

Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)

Birth
1899

Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army

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