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 This day in History - October 24
362 Historic Events for October 24
1900

General Redvers Buller returns to England

Event
1900

Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages

Birth
1900

Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer

Birth
1901

Paul Henrion, composer, dies at 82

Death
1901

1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)

Event
1902

Vladislav Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 69

Death
1903

1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1)

Event
1903

George Sutton becomes billard champ

Event
1904

1st NY subway opens

Event
1904

Moss Hart, Bronx NY, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1)

Birth
1905

Elizabeth Poston, composer

Birth
1906

Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter

Birth
1908

Billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game"

Event
1908

John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist

Birth
1911

Sonny Terry, rocker

Birth
1911

Clarence M Kelley, FBI head

Birth
1911

Robert Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole

Event
1912

Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Zeesterre), dies at 83

Death
1913

Joe Tinker fired as Cin Reds manager

Event
1913

Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer

Birth
1915

Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (Figaro-Barber of Seville)

Birth
1915

Jean Vallerand, composer

Birth
1916

Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont

Event
1917

Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals)

Birth
1917

Battle at Caporetto: German and Austria smash Italian army

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