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 This day in History - October 24
362 Historic Events for October 24
1953

Jonathan di Donato, twin who swam the butterfly 406 miles

Birth
1954

Doug Davidson, Glendale CA, actor (Paul Williams-Young and Restless)

Birth
1954

Jaap J Feenstra, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1954

Perry Lee "Tiny" Tavares, rocker

Birth
1955

Ghulam Parkar, cricketer (Indian batsman v England 1982)

Birth
1956

Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes PM of Hungary

Event
1956

AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year

Event
1957

Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City

Event
1957

Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy

Death
1958

Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast and Brow)

Birth
1958

Pam Gietzen, LPGA golfer

Birth
1958

USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam

Event
1958

Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81

Death
1958

Martin Fallas Shaw, composer, dies at 83

Death
1958

Theodor Kr”ger, German author (Forgotten Village), dies at 61

Death
1959

US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert

Event
1960

Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash

Event
1960

Ian Baker-Finch, Nambour Queensland, PGA golfer (1991 British Open)

Birth
1960

Carolien de Windt, Suriname/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)

Birth
1961

Milan Stoyadinovich, fascist Yugoslavia PM (1935-39), dies at 73

Death
1961

"Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs

Event
1961

Rafael Belliard, Pueblo Nuevo Dom Rep, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

Birth
1961

Russell Swanson, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer

Birth
1961

Susan Leigh Still, Augusta Ga, lt cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 83, 94)

Birth
1962

Jay Novacek, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)

Birth