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 This day in History - September 24
399 Historic Events for September 24
1865

Frantiszek Soltyk, composer, dies at 81

Death
1865

James Cooke walks tightrope from Cliff House to Seal Rocks, SF

Event
1869

Black Friday; Wall St panic after Gould and Fisk attempt to corner gold

Event
1870

Georges Claude, inventor (neon light)

Birth
1872

Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Bruderzwist in Habsburg," premieres in Vienna

Event
1875

William Walker, composer, dies at 66

Death
1881

Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, composer, dies at 74

Death
1881

Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congo monarch

Event
1883

National black convention meets in Louisville, Kentucky

Event
1884

Ismet In”n, [Moestafa Ismet], Turkish gen/premier/president

Birth
1884

Dixey, Rice and Gill's musical "Adonis," premieres in NYC

Event
1885

5 German warships depart to Zanzibar

Event
1885

Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)

Birth
1886

James Burke, NYC, actor (Mystery Theater, Great Guy)

Birth
1889

Alexander Dey patents dial time recorder

Event
1890

Alan Herbert, England, journalist/writer (Punch, Helen)

Birth
1890

Pres of Mormon Church in Salt Lake City issues a manifesto advising members that teaching and practice of polygamy should be abandoned

Event
1892

Sam[uel] de Vries, actor (Wandering Jew)

Birth
1892

Patrick S Gilmore, composer, dies at 62

Death
1892

Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname, dies at 69

Death
1893

Julia Faye, Richmond VA, actress (10 Commandments, Samson and Delilah)

Birth
1894

Martinus Nijhoff, founder Nijhoff's book publisher (Van Dale), dies

Death
1895

Andr‚ Cournand, physician

Birth
1895

1st round-the-world trip by a woman on a bicycle (took 15 months)

Event
1896

Percy McDonnell, cricketer (19 Tests 1880-88, 3 centuries), dies

Death