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Brooke Megan Greenberg (January 8, 1993 – October 24, 2013) was an American who remained physically and cognitively similar to a toddler, despite her increasing age.
Bruce L. Castor Jr. (born October 24, 1961) is an American lawyer and retired Republican politician from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Calais (Calés; Kales) is a city and major ferry port in northern France in the department of Pas-de-Calais, of which it is a sub-prefecture.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
Kandidat nauk (Кандидат наук, literally "Candidate of Sciences") is the first of two doctoral level scientific degrees in some former Soviet countries.
Caprice Bourret (born October 24, 1971) is an American businesswoman, model, actress, and television personality.
Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (2 November 1739 – 24 October 1799) was an Austrian composer, violinist and silvologist.
Charles Sprague "Carl" Ruggles (March 11, 1876 – October 24, 1971) was an American composer.
Carlo Abarth (15 November 1908 – 24 October 1979), born Karl Albert Abarth, was an automobile designer.
Akenhaton Carlos Edwards CM (born 24 October 1978), known as Carlos Edwards, is a Trinidadian professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Woodbridge Town in the Thurlow Nunn First Division.
Cathryn Rose "Casey" Wilson (born October 24, 1980) is an American actress, comedian, and screenwriter.
Catalyst was a funk/jazz quartet from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, whose material presaged the work of later jazz fusion artists.
Chang'e 1 was an unmanned Chinese lunar-orbiting spacecraft, part of the first phase of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program.
Chang'e 5-T1 is an experimental unmanned lunar mission that was launched on 23 October 2014 by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) to conduct atmospheric re-entry tests on the capsule design planned to be used in the Chang'e 5 mission.
Charles Joseph Colbourn (born October 24, 1953) is a Canadian computer scientist and mathematician, whose research concerns graph algorithms, combinatorial designs, and their applications.
Charles Craig Cannon (October 24, 1914 – September 20, 1992) was a United States Army officer who served as Aide-de-camp to General Dwight D. Eisenhower following the conclusion of World War II.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
Charles Allen "Charlie" White Jr. (born October 24, 1987) is an American ice dancer.
Chartres Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres), is a Roman Catholic church of the Latin Church located in Chartres, France, about southwest of Paris.
Cheryl Studer (born October 24, 1955) is an American dramatic soprano who has sung at many of the world's foremost opera houses.
Czesław Bolesław "Chester" Marcol (born October 24, 1949 in Opole, Poland) was the placekicker for the Green Bay Packers from 1972 to 1980.
is a video game designer and composer, as well as rock drummer.
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is the national space agency of China.
The Chinese Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP), also known as the Chang'e program after the Chinese moon goddess Chang'e, is an ongoing series of robotic Moon missions by the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
The Chinese massacre of 1871 was a race riot that occurred on October 24, 1871, in Los Angeles, California, when a mob of around 500 white and mestizo persons entered Chinatown and attacked, robbed, and murdered Chinese residents.
Chip Hooper (born October 24, 1958) is a former tennis player from the United States, who won five doubles titles during his professional career.
Christopher Adrian Colabello (born October 24, 1983) is an American professional baseball first baseman and outfielder who is currently a free agent.
Christian Vander (born 24 October 1980) is a German retired football goalkeeper.
Christoph Paul Daum (born 24 October 1953) is a German professional football coach and former player who last managed the Romania national team.
Christopher Linke (born 24 October 1988 in Potsdam) is a German race walker.
Claire Windsor (born Clara Viola Cronk, April 14, 1892 – October 24, 1972) was an American film actress of the silent screen era.
Claude Berwick Duval, I (October 24, 1914 – March 3, 1986), was an attorney from his native Houma, Louisiana, and a Conservative Democrat state senator from Terrebonne and St. Mary parishes, having served from 1968 to 1980.
Claudia Fragapane (born 24 October 1997) is a British artistic gymnast.
A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to release gases, a process called outgassing.
In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.
The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated from 1976 until 2003.
Corey James Dillon (born October 24, 1974) is a former American football running back, who played ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
The cornerstone (or foundation stone or setting stone) is the first stone set in the construction of a masonry foundation, important since all other stones will be set in reference to this stone, thus determining the position of the entire structure.
A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, a putsch, golpe de estado, or an overthrow, is a type of revolution, where the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus occurs.
The D.C. sniper attacks (also known as the Beltway sniper attacks) were a series of coordinated shootings that occurred during three weeks in October 2002, in the states of Maryland and Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Terence Dale "Buffin" Griffin (24 October 1948 – 17 January 2016) was an English drummer and founding member of 1970s rock band Mott the Hoople.
Dale Maharidge (born 24 October 1956) is an American author, journalist and academic best known for his collaborations with photographer Michael Williamson.
Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782October 24, 1852) was an American politician who represented New Hampshire (1813–1817) and Massachusetts (1823–1827) in the United States House of Representatives; served as a Senator from Massachusetts (1827–1841, 1845–1850); and was the United States Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison (1841), John Tyler (1841–1843), and Millard Fillmore (1850–1852).
Danilo Carlo Petrucci (born October 24, 1990) is an Italian motorcycle road racer who currently competes in the MotoGP world championship for the Pramac Ducati team.
David Lewis "Dave" Blaney (born October 24, 1962) is a semi-retired American professional stock car racing driver.
David Allen Meltzer (born October 24, 1959) is an American journalist known for covering professional wrestling and mixed martial arts.
David Oswald Nelson (October 24, 1936 – January 11, 2011) was an American actor, director, and producer.
David Fyodorovich Oistrakh (– 24 October 1974), PAU, was a renowned Soviet classical violinist and violist.
David John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville, FRS, HonFREng (born 24 October 1940) is a British businessman and politician.
David "Dave" Stergakos (Ντέιβιντ "Ντέιβ" Στεργάκος; born October 24, 1956) is a retired Greek American professional basketball player and basketball coach.
David Stewart (24 October 1378 – 26 March 1402) was prince and heir to the throne of Scotland from 1390 and the first Duke of Rothesay from 1398.
David Mark Weber (born October 24, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He has written several science-fiction and fantasy books series, the best known of which is the Honor Harrington science-fiction series. His first novel, which he worked on with Steve White, sold in 1989 to Baen books. Baen remains Weber's major publisher.
David Wright (born 24 October 1953 in Kent, UK), is the keyboard player and composer who founded the new-age music label AD Music in 1989.
Grace Martine Tandon (born October 24, 1998), professionally known as Daya (stylized DΛYΛ; pronounced), is an American singer and songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Claude-Joseph Désiré Charnay (2 May 182824 October 1915) was a French traveller and archaeologist notable both for his explorations of Mexico and Central America, and for the pioneering use of photography to document his discoveries.
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Googe (born 24 October 1962, in Yeovil, Somerset, England) is an English musician, and the bassist for the bands My Bloody Valentine and Primal Scream.
Deep Space 1 (DS1) was a NASA technology demonstration spacecraft which flew by an asteroid and a comet.
Demont Mitchell (born 24 October 1988) is a retired association football player from The Bahamas who had his career cut short by injuries suffered in a car accident.
Denis Troch (born 24 October 1959 in Blanc-Mesnil) is a former French professional football player and now manager.
Priscilla Denise Levertov (24 October 1923 – 20 December 1997) was an American poet.
Dennis Anderson (born October 24, 1960) is an American professional monster truck driver.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
Diane Claire Guthrie-Gresham (born October 24, 1971 in Saint Elizabeth) is a retired female track and field athlete from Jamaica, who specialized in the Long Jump and Heptathlon during her career.
Dmitri Anatolyevich Gorkov (Дмитрий Анатольевич Горьков; born October 24, 1964) is a Russian professional football coach and a former player who works as an assistant manager with FC Khimki.
Dominique Baert (born October 24, 1959 in Tourcoing) is a member of the National Assembly of France and represents the Nord department.
Domitian (Titus Flavius Caesar Domitianus Augustus; 24 October 51 – 18 September 96 AD) was Roman emperor from 81 to 96.
Donald Pinkston "Don" Francis (born October 24, 1942) is an American epidemiologist who worked on the Ebola outbreak in Africa in the late 1970s, and HIV/AIDS researcher.
Donald W. Gant (October 24, 1942 – March 15, 1987) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Donald Earle Messick (September 7, 1926 – October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor, best known for his performances in Hanna-Barbera cartoons.
Doreen Tovey (24 October 1918 – 13 January 2008) was an English writer and cat lover.
Dorothea von Schlegel (October 24, 1764 – August 3, 1839) was a German novelist and translator.
Douglas Donald Davidson (born October 24, 1954 in Glendale, California) is an American television actor.
Douglas Edward Lee (born October 24, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.
Dutch Schultz (born Arthur Simon Flegenheimer; August 6, 1901October 24, 1935) was a New York City-area Jewish-American mobster of the 1920s and 1930s who made his fortune in organized crime-related activities, including bootlegging and the numbers racket.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
Eberigisil (died at the end of the sixth century, perhaps 593) was Bishop of Cologne, being the fifth well-attested bishop, and the first with a Frankish name.
Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby KG (c. 10 May 1509 – 24 October 1572) was an English nobleman and politician.
The effects of Hurricane Wilma in Florida were catastrophic, becoming the then second-costliest Florida hurricane ever recorded.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL), trading as El Al (אל על, "To the Skies" or "Skywards", إل-عال), is the flag carrier of Israel.
Elaine Feinstein (born 24 October 1930, Bootle, Lancashire) is an English poet, novelist, short-story writer, playwright, biographer and translator.
Elias Boudinot (May 2, 1740 – October 24, 1821) was a lawyer and statesman from Elizabeth, New Jersey who was a delegate to the Continental Congress (more accurately referred to as the Congress of the Confederation) and served as President of Congress from 1782 to 1783.
Elijah Greer (born October 24, 1990) is an American middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 meters.
Lida Peyton "Eliza" Pollock (October 24, 1840 – May 25, 1919) was a female American archer who competed in the early twentieth century.
Emil Fjellström (24 October 1884 – 14 July 1944) was a Swedish stage and film actor.
Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter.
Enolia Pettigen McMillan (October 20, 1904 – October 24, 2006) was an African American educator, civil rights activist, and community leader and the first female national president of the NAACP.
Eric John Hosmer (born October 24, 1989) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Ernst Barlach (2 January 1870 in Wedel – 24 October 1938 in Rostock) was a German expressionist sculptor, printmaker and writer.
Esther Louise McVey (born 24 October 1967) is a British Conservative Party politician and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions since 8 January 2018.
f(x) (Hangul: 에프엑스) is a South Korean girl group formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2009.
The Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner (previously the Swearingen Metro and later Fairchild Aerospace Metro) is a 19-seat, pressurized, twin-turboprop airliner first produced by Swearingen Aircraft and later by Fairchild at a plant in San Antonio, Texas, United States.
Mohamed Fairuz Fauzy (born 24 October 1982 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is a race car driver.
A false flag is a covert operation designed to deceive; the deception creates the appearance of a particular party, group, or nation being responsible for some activity, disguising the actual source of responsibility.
Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Sir Felim Rua O'Neill of Ceann Ard (Kinard) (died August 1653), also called Phelim Roe O'Neill or Féilim Rua Ó Néill (Irish), was an Irish nobleman who led the Irish Rebellion of 1641 in Ulster which began on 22 October 1641.
Felix (303) was a bishop of Thibiuca in Africa who was martyred during the Great Persecution under the Roman emperor Diocletian alongside Audactus, Fortunatus, Januarius, and Septimus.
Ferdinand (von) Hiller (24 October 1811 – 11 May 1885) was a German composer, conductor, writer and music-director.
Fernando Vallejo Rendón (born 1942 in Medellín, Colombia) is a novelist, filmmaker and essayist, born in Colombia.
The First Balkan War (Балканска война; Αʹ Βαλκανικός πόλεμος; Први балкански рат, Prvi Balkanski rat; Birinci Balkan Savaşı), lasted from October 1912 to May 1913 and comprised actions of the Balkan League (the kingdoms of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Montenegro) against the Ottoman Empire.
The First Brazilian Republic or República Velha ("Old Republic") is the period of Brazilian history from 1889 to 1930.
The first transcontinental telegraph (completed October 24, 1861) was a line that connected the existing network in the eastern United States to a small network in California, by means of a link between Omaha, Nebraska and Carson City, Nevada, via Salt Lake City.
Fran Zwitter (24 October 1905 – 14 April 1988) was a Slovenian historian.
Francesco Camaldo (24 October 1952) is an Italian priest of the Catholic Church, and is currently the assistant of Circolo San Pietro.
Francisco Javier Clavet González, (born 24 October 1968) usually known as Pato Clavet, is a former professional tennis player from Spain.
Frank Delaney (24 October 1942 – 21 February 2017) was an Irish novelist, journalist and broadcaster.
Frank Piasecki (October 24, 1919 – February 11, 2008) was an American engineer and helicopter aviation pioneer.
Frank Jean Seator (24 October 1975 - 12 February 2013) was a Liberian striker who spent most of his football career in Asia.
Franz Lehár (italic; 30 April 1870 – 24 October 1948) was an Austro-Hungarian composer.
Frederic Logan Paxson (February 23, 1877 in Philadelphia – October 24, 1948 in Berkeley, California) was an American historian.
Fredrik Mikkelsen (born 24 October 1981 in Bergen, Norway) is a Norwegian musician and composer, playing both the traditional and lap steel guitar, within a series of generes like jazz, blues and folk, living in Copenhagen since 2008.
Fuat Sezgin (24 October 1924 – 30 June 2018) was a Turkish orientalist who specialized in the history of Arabic-Islamic science.
George Edward Moore (4 November 1873 – 24 October 1958), usually cited as G. E. Moore, was an English philosopher.
Gabriella Sica (born October 24, 1950) is an Italian poet.
Gábor Babos (born 24 October 1974) is a Hungarian former football goalkeeper.
Gérald Larose (born October 24, 1945) is a Quebec activist, professor, and former President of the Confédération des syndicats nationaux labour union.
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter and producer.
George Donald Bullard (October 24, 1928 – December 23, 2002) was an American professional baseball player.
George Cadbury (19 September 1839 – 24 October 1922) was the third son of John Cadbury, a Quaker who founded Cadbury's cocoa and chocolate company in Britain.
George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of avant-garde music.
George Miller (October 24, 1922December 25, 2014) was an American politician who served as the mayor of Tucson, Arizona from 1991 until December 6, 1999.
George Tsontakis (born Astoria, Queens, New York City, October 24, 1951) is an American composer and conductor.
The George Washington Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River between the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, and the borough of Fort Lee in New Jersey.
Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (19 April 1882 – 24 August 1954) was a Brazilian lawyer and politician, who served as President during two periods: the first was from 1930–1945, when he served as interim president from 1930–1934, constitutional president from 1934–1937, and dictator from 1937–1945.
Biggie Mbasela (24 October 1962 – 1 May 2000), better known as Gibby Mbasela is a former Zambian footballer who played for Kalulushi Modern Stars, Mufulira Wanderers, Nkana Red Devils, 1. FC Union Berlin of Germany and Tunisian champions Esperance.
Gilbert Bécaud (24 October 1927 – 18 December 2001) was a French singer, composer, pianist and actor, known as "Monsieur 100,000 Volts" for his energetic performances.
Gilda Gray (born Marianna Michalska, October 24, 1901 – December 22, 1959) was an American actress and dancer who popularized a dance called the "shimmy" which became fashionable in 1920s films and theater productions.
Girija Devi (8 May 1929 – 24 October 2017) was an Indian classical singer of the Seniya and Banaras gharanas.
Giulio Andreotti (14 January 1919 – 6 May 2013) was an Italian politician and statesman who served as the 41st Prime Minister of Italy and leader of the Christian Democracy party; he was the sixth longest-serving Prime Minister since the Italian Unification and the second longest-serving post-war Prime Minister, after Silvio Berlusconi.
Orin Glenn Troutman (born October 24, 1934), known professionally as Glen Glenn, is an American rockabilly singer whose career began in the early 1950s and continues to this day.
Grant Robert Gee (born 24 October 1964) is a British film maker, photographer and cinematographer.
Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.
Gunnar Bakke (born 24 October 1959) is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party, and the mayor of Bergen between 2007-2011.
Gunter d'Alquen (24 October 1910 – 15 May 1998) was chief editor of the SS weekly Das Schwarze Korps ("The Black Corps"), the official newspaper of the Schutzstaffel (SS), and commander of the SS-Standarte Kurt Eggers.
Gustav Ranis (24 October 1924 – 15 October 2013) was a leading development economist and the Frank Altschul Professor Emeritus of International Economics at Yale University.
Gustavo Martín Jorge (born Lomas de Zamora, 24 October 1971) is a former Argentine rugby union player and a current coach.
Hans Meerwein (May 20, 1879 in Hamburg, Germany – October 24, 1965 in Marburg, Germany) was a German chemist.
Henry "Harry" Hay, Jr. (April 7, 1912 – October 24, 2002) was a prominent American gay rights activist, communist, labor advocate, and Native American civil rights campaigner.
Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts.
The United Nations is headquartered in New York City, in a complex designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and built by the architectural firm Harrison & Abramovitz.
Heathrow Airport (also known as London Heathrow) is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom.
Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau (June 13, 1912 – October 24, 1943) was a French Canadian poet and painter, who "was posthumously hailed as a herald of the Quebec literary renaissance of the 1950s".
Heinz Kubsch (20 July 1930, Essen – 24 October 1993) was a German football goalkeeper.
Sir Henry Parkes, (27 May 1815 – 27 April 1896) was a colonial Australian politician and longest non-consecutive Premier of the Colony of New South Wales, the present-day state of New South Wales in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
Heribert Offermanns (October 24, 1937 in Merkstein near Aachen) is a German chemist and former member of the board of the Degussa AG.
Hernán Pablo Garín (born 24 October 1983) is an Italian Argentine footballer who plays for Serie D club AC Cuneo.
Hermán Gaviria Carvajal (27 November 1969 – 24 October 2002) was a Colombian footballer, who played as a central midfielder.
The Hindawi affair was the failed attempt of bombing an El Al flight from London to Tel Aviv in April 1986 by Nezar Nawwaf al-Mansur al-Hindawi (نزار نواف منصور الهنداوي, born 1954), a Jordanian.
The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC, or House Committee on Un-American Activities, or HCUA) was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives.
Hubert Aquin (24 October 1929 – 15 March 1977) was a Quebec novelist, political activist, essayist, filmmaker and editor.
Hugh CapetCapet is a byname of uncertain meaning distinguishing him from his father Hugh the Great.
The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, over the right to rule the Kingdom of France.
Hurricane Wilma was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Atlantic basin, and the second-most intense tropical cyclone recorded in the Western Hemisphere, after Hurricane Patricia in 2015.
Ian Michael Baker-Finch (born 24 October 1960) is an Australian professional golfer and sports commentator, who is best known for winning The Open Championship in 1991.
Ian Raphael Bishop (born 24 October 1967) is a former Trinidadian first-class cricketer who represented the West Indies cricket team between 1988 and 1998 in Tests and ODIs.
Ian "Collo" Collins AM (born 24 October 1942) is a former Australian rules footballer and is now a high-profile businessman.
Ian Dalziel (born 24 October 1962 in South Shields) is an English former footballer who played as a full back in the Football League for Derby County, Hereford United and Carlisle United.
Ian Middleton (26 October 1928 - 24 October 2007) was a New Zealand novelist, who made a particular mark with his books set in post-Second World War Japan.
Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.
Ieng Sary (អៀង សារី; 24 October 1925 – 14 March 2013) was a co-founder and senior member of the Khmer Rouge.
Ignacio Tuason Arroyo, Jr. (October 24, 1950 – January 26, 2012), also known as Iggy Arroyo, was a Filipino politician.
Immanuel Chung-Yueh Hsü (1923 – October 24, 2005, 徐中約; pinyin; Xú Zhōngyuē) was a sinologist, a scholar of modern Chinese intellectual and diplomatic history, and a professor of history at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
The Indian National Army (INA; Azad Hind Fauj; lit.: Free Indian Army) was an armed force formed by Indian nationalists in 1942 in Southeast Asia during World War II.
The Irish Rebellion of 1641 (Éirí Amach 1641) began as an attempted coup d'état by Irish Catholic gentry, who tried to seize control of the English administration in Ireland to force concessions for Catholics.
Isabella of Portugal (24 October 1503 – 1 May 1539) was a Holy Roman Empress and Queen of Spain, Germany, Italy, Naples and Sicily and Duchess of Burgundy by her marriage to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, and regent of Spain during the absences of her husband during 1529-1532, 1535-1536 and 1538-1539.
Ismat Chughtai (21 August 1915–24 October 1991) was an Indian Urdu language writer.
Israel Bissell (1752 - October 24, 1823) was a patriot post rider in Massachusetts who brought news to American colonists of the British attack on April 19, 1775.
Jaime Iván Kaviedes Llorenty (born 24 October 1977) is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays as a forward.
Jack Angel (born October 24, 1930) is an American voice actor.
Jack Warner, OBE (born Horace John Waters, 24 October 1895 – 24 May 1981) was a British film and television actor.
Jackie McNamara (born 24 October 1973) is a Scottish professional football player, coach and executive.
Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.
Jacqueline Susan McKenzie (born 24 October 1967) is a classically trained Australian actress of stage and screen.
Mirza Nur-ud-din Beig Mohammad Khan Salim مرزا نور الدین محمد خان سلیم, known by his imperial name (جہانگیر) Jahangir (31 August 1569 – 28 October 1627), was the fourth Mughal Emperor who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627.
Jaime Hernando Garzón Forero (October 24, 1960 – August 13, 1999 in Bogotá) was a Colombian comedian, journalist, politician, and peace activist.
Jake Knott (born October 24, 1990) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent.
Jalen Lattrel Ramsey (born October 24, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL).
Jamal David Mayers (born October 24, 1974) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenseman who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL).
James Aloysius Hickey (October 11, 1920 – October 24, 2004) was an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
James Carroll Beckwith (September 23, 1852 – October 24, 1917) was an American landscape, portrait and genre painter whose Naturalist style led to his recognition in the late nineteenth and very early twentieth century as a respected figure in American art.
James Redfern Hopes (born 24 October 1978 in Townsville, Queensland) is a former Australian cricketer.
James Karrick Woolnough (October 24, 1910 – May 30, 1996) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General of the United States Continental Army Command at Fort Monroe, Virginia.
James Schoolcraft Sherman (October 24, 1855 – October 30, 1912) was an American politician who was a United States Representative from New York from 1887 to 1891 and 1893 to 1909, and the 27th Vice President of the United States from 1909 until his death.
James Louis Fitzroy Scott Douglas (born in Malmesbury, Wiltshire 24 October 1930, died 16 July 1969) was a British racing driver, as well as a Baronet.
Jane Suzanne Fancher (born 1952) is a science fiction and fantasy author and artist.
Jane Seymour (c. 150824 October 1537) was Queen of England from 1536 to 1537 as the third wife of King Henry VIII.
Donna Janele Hyer-Spencer (born October 24, 1964) is a Democrat who represented New York's 60th Assembly District, which covers parts of Staten Island and Brooklyn.
Jaromil Jireš (10 December 1935 – 24 October 2001) was a director associated with the Czechoslovak New Wave movement.
Jay McKinley Novacek (born October 24, 1962) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League who played for the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals (1985–1989) and the Dallas Cowboys (1990–1995).
Ján Chryzostom Korec, SJ (22 January 1924 – 24 October 2015) was a Slovak Jesuit priest and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Jüri Arrak (born 24 October 1936) is an Estonian artist, a painter whose works with distinguished and recognizable style have won acclaim around the world.
Jean (Jehan) Titelouze (c. 1562/63 – 24 October 1633) was a French composer, poet and organist of the early Baroque period.
Jean-Baptiste Gourion, O.S.B. (24 October 1934 – 23 June 2005) was a Jewish-French Catholic Benedictine monk and auxiliary bishop from 2003 until his death in 2005.
Jean-Claude Pascal (24 October 1927 in Paris, France – 5 May 1992), born Jean-Claude Villeminot, was a French comedian and singer.
Jeffrey Carl "Jeff" Blatnick (July 26, 1957 – October 24, 2012) was an American super heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler and sports commentator.
Jeff Mangum (born October 24, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the lyricist, vocalist and guitarist of the band Neutral Milk Hotel, as well as being one of the cofounders of The Elephant 6 Recording Company.
Jeffrey Alan Merkley (born October 24, 1956) is an American politician and is the current junior United States Senator from Oregon, having served since January 3, 2009.
Jeffrey "Goldie" William Wilson (born 24 October 1973) is a New Zealand sportsman who has represented his country in both rugby union and cricket — a so-called "Double All Black", an increasingly rare achievement in the professional era.
Jeremy Paul Wright (born 24 October 1972) is an English Conservative Party politician and lawyer, who serves as Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland.
Gerald Michael "Jerry" Edmonton (October 24, 1946 – November 28, 1993), born Gerald McCrohan, was the drummer for the rock band Steppenwolf.
Jerzy Kukuczka (24 March 1948 in Katowice, Poland – 24 October 1989 Lhotse, Nepal) was a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber.
Jiang Wen-Ye (June 11, 1910 – October 24, 1983) was a Taiwanese composer, active mainly in Japan and later in China.
James Patrick Brosnan (October 24, 1929 – June 28, 2014) was an American baseball player and author who played in Major League Baseball in 1954 and from 1956 through 1963.
James "Seaweed" Pettie (born October 24, 1953) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender who played 21 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Boston Bruins.
James Henry Dawkins (October 24, 1936 – April 10, 2013) was an American Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer.
Joseph Siffert (7 July 1936 – 24 October 1971) was a Swiss racing driver.
Joachim Winkelhock (born 24 October 1960) is a German motor racing driver.
Dag Joakim Tedson Nätterqvist (born 24 October 1974) is a Swedish actor, theatre director, singer and songwriter and acting coach.
Jocelin of Soissons (died 24 October 1152) was a French theologian, a philosophical opponent of Abelard.
Joseph Landon Evins (October 24, 1910 – March 31, 1984) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1947 to 1977.
Johan Vincent Galtung (born 24 October 1930) is a Norwegian sociologist, mathematician, and the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies.
Sir John Anthony Adye KCMG (born 24 October 1939) is a former Director of the British signals intelligence agency, GCHQ, a post he held from 1989 to 1996.
John Allen Muhammad (December 31, 1960 – November 10, 2009) was an American convicted murderer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
John S. Barton (born 24 October 1953 in Birmingham) is an English former professional footballer.
John Brereton Barlow (24 October 1924 – 10 December 2008) was a world-renowned South African cardiologist.
John Gleason Cramer, Jr. (born October 24, 1934) is a Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
John Hardy Goetz (October 24, 1937 – October 27, 2008) was an American professional baseball player.
John Grattan Hendrie (born 24 October 1963) is a Scottish former professional association footballer who played on the right wing or in attack.
John Kassir (born October 24, 1957) is an American actor and voice actor.
John Gregory Markoff (born October 29, 1949) is a journalist best known for his work at The New York Times, and a book and series of articles about the 1990s pursuit and capture of hacker Kevin Mitnick.
John McCarthy (September 4, 1927 – October 24, 2011) was an American computer scientist and cognitive scientist.
John Thomas Gordon Ruddy (born 24 October 1986) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for club Wolverhampton Wanderers.
John Tuzo Wilson, CC, OBE, FRS, FRSC, FRSE (October 24, 1908 – April 15, 1993) was a Canadian geophysicist and geologist who achieved worldwide acclaim for his contributions to the theory of plate tectonics.
John Webb (1611 – 24 October 1672) was an English architect and scholar.
John White (c. 1540 – c. 1593) was a settler in North America.
Jonas Gustavsson (born 24 October 1984) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing under contract to the Linköpings HC of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).
Jonathan Davies, OBE (born 24 October 1962) is a British former rugby footballer of the 1980s and 1990s who represented Wales in both rugby union, and rugby league.
Jorge Luis Batlle Ibáñez (Batlle locally or; 25 October 1927 – 24 October 2016) was a Uruguayan politician and lawyer, and a member of the Colorado Party.
José Simón Azcona del Hoyo (26 January 1927 – 24 October 2005) was President of Honduras from 27 January 1986 to 27 January 1990 for the Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH).
Joseph Stein (May 30, 1912 – October 24, 2010) was an American playwright best known for writing the books for such musicals as Fiddler on the Roof and Zorba.
Joy Clements (née Joyce Marie Albrecht; April 29, 1932 – October 24, 2005) was an American lyric coloratura soprano who had a substantial opera and concert career from 1956 through the late 1970s.
Jozef "Jožo" Ráž (born October 24, 1954 in Bratislava) is a Slovak singer–songwriter and bassist.
Juan Pablo Ángel Arango (born 24 October 1975) is a retired Colombian footballer who last played as a forward for Atlético Nacional in Categoría Primera A. He began his career at Nacional, whom he helped to win the championship in 1994, and then moved to River Plate of Argentina, where he was the league's top scorer in 2000.
, born, (born October 24, 1984) is a Japanese pop rock singer, songwriter, fashion model, and television presenter.
Karen Austin (born October 24, 1955) is an American actress.
Kathleen Ankers (22 October 1919 - 24 October 2001) was an American scenic designer, best known for her work on The Rosie O'Donnell Show and the Late Show with David Letterman.
Keith Leslie Bain (born October 24, 1952) is a Canadian politician.
The Rt Hon. Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley MP (born 24 October 1949) is the current Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, in office since September 2015.
Kemal Aslan (born 24 October 1981) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder.
Kenneth Donald "Ken" Mackay (24 October 1925, Windsor, Queensland – 13 June 1982, Point Lookout, Queensland) was an Australian cricketer who played in 37 Tests from 1956 to 1963.
(24 October 1931 – 14 March 2014) was a Japanese actor who worked on stage, film, and television from the 1950s to the 2010s.
Kerrin McEvoy (born 28 October 1980) is an Australian jockey who is best known for riding Brew to victory in the 2000 Melbourne Cup.
Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor and singer.
The Khmer Rouge ("Red Khmers"; ខ្មែរក្រហម Khmer Kror-Horm) was the name popularly given to the followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea and by extension to the regime through which the CPK ruled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979.
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina.
The Kingdom of Bulgaria (Царство България, Tsarstvo Bǎlgariya), also referred to as the Tsardom of Bulgaria and the Third Bulgarian Tsardom, was a constitutional monarchy in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, which was established on 5 October (O.S. 22 September) 1908 when the Bulgarian state was raised from a principality to a kingdom.
The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija), often rendered as Servia in English sources during the time of its existence, was created when Milan I, ruler of the Principality of Serbia, was proclaimed king in 1882.
Kirkop (Ħal Kirkop) is a village in the Southern Region of Malta.
Konstantin Fyodorovich Yuon or Juon (Константи́н Фёдорович Юо́н; – April 11, 1958) was a noted Russian painter and theatre designer associated with the Mir Iskusstva.
Ronald "Ronnie" Kray (24 October 193317 March 1995) and Reginald "Reggie" Kray (24 October 19331 October 2000), identical twin brothers, were English criminals, the foremost perpetrators of organised crime in the East End of London during the 1950s and 1960s.
Chrystal Soo Jung (born October 24, 1994), better known by the mononym Krystal, is an American singer and actress based in South Korea.
Kweisi Mfume (born Frizzell Gerald Gray; October 24, 1948) is an American politician and the former President/CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as well as a five-term Democratic Congressman from Maryland's 7th congressional district, serving in the 100th through 104th Congress.
Kyla Briana Ross (born October 24, 1996) is an American college artistic gymnast.
Kyriakos Velopoulos (Κυριάκος Βελόπουλος; born 24 October 1965) is a Greek politician and former parliament member, and television personality.
Lakshmi Sahgal (born Lakshmi Swaminathan) (24 October 1914 – 23 July 2012) was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Affairs in the Azad Hind government.
Ernest Lamont Johnson Jr. (September 30, 1922 – October 24, 2010) was an American actor and film director who has appeared in and directed many television shows and movies.
Laura Pauline Veirs (born October 24, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter.
Laurie Colwin (June 14, 1944 – October 24, 1992) was an American writer who wrote five novels, three collections of short stories and two volumes of essays and recipes.
Lee Boyd Malvo (born February 18, 1985), also known as John Lee Malvo, is a convicted murderer who, along with John Allen Muhammad, committed murders in connection with the Beltway sniper attacks in the Washington Metropolitan Area over a three-week period in October 2002.
The Lenin Prize (Ленинская премия, Leninskaya premiya) is one of the awards re-introduced in April 2018 in the Ulyanovsk Oblast, Russia, presented to individuals for accomplishments relating to science, literature, arts, architecture, and technology.
Levi Leipheimer (born October 24, 1973) is an American former professional road racing cyclist.
Lewis Elwood "Mickey" Mayne (March 21, 1920 – October 24, 2013) was an American football halfback who played three seasons in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) between 1946 and 1948.
Li Yu (李愚) (d. October 24, 935?History of the Five Dynasties, vol. 47..), courtesy name Zihui (子晦), known in his youth as Li Yanping (李晏平), was an official of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period states Later Liang and Later Tang, serving as a chancellor during Later Tang.
Lisp (historically, LISP) is a family of computer programming languages with a long history and a distinctive, fully parenthesized prefix notation.
*1925–1930 – Fethi Okyar.
This is a list of heads of government of Norway.
This is a list of mayors of Bergen, Norway.
This is a list of mayors of Ponce, Puerto Rico's southern economic center, the island's second largest and second most important city.
The list of mayors of Tucson, Arizona.
This is a list of articles about notable observed periods (days, weeks, months, and years) declared by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.
This is a list of the Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1950 to the present day.
There has been a Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire almost continuously since the position was created by King Henry VIII in 1535.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire.
Lorenzo Magalotti (24 October 1637 – 2 March 1712) was an Italian philosopher, author, diplomat and poet.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Maria Lourdes Grace Valdivia Basabas, better known as Lougee (pronounced "Loo-gee") (born October 24, 1984), is a singer and songwriter based in Manila, Philippines.
Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270), commonly known as Saint Louis, was King of France and is a canonized Catholic and Anglican saint.
Louis Renault (12 February 1877 – 24 October 1944) was a French industrialist, one of the founders of Renault and a pioneer of the automobile industry.
Luciano Berio, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (October 24, 1925 – May 27, 2003) was an Italian composer.
Saint Luigi Guanella (19 December 1842 – 24 October 1915) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest Fr.
Maaja Ranniku (born 1 March 1941 in Estonia - died 24 October 2004) was an Estonian chess player (represented the Soviet Union until 1991).
Joseph Macay McBride (born October 24, 1982) is a former Major League baseball relief pitcher.
Maggie Blye (October 24, 1942 – March 24, 2016) was an American actress, also sometimes billed as Margaret Blye.
Magloire, better known as Saint Magloire of Dol, is a Breton saint, one of a number attributed an origin the other side of the English Channel.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Malcolm Bilson (born October 24, 1935) is an American pianist and musicologist specializing in 18th- and 19th-century music.
Malcolm Bligh Turnbull (born 24 October 1954) is an Australian politician serving as the 29th and current Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2015.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Marcel-Paul "Marco" Schützenberger (October 24, 1920 – July 29, 1996) was a French mathematician and Doctor of Medicine.
Marcia Ann Strassman (April 28, 1948 – October 24, 2014) was an American actress and singer, best known for her roles as Nurse Margie Cutler on M*A*S*H, as Julie Kotter on Welcome Back, Kotter, and as Diane Szalinski in the film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989).
Marcus Antonius Primus (30/35 – after 81 AD) was a senator and general of the Roman Empire.
Marek Bednár (born October 24, 1991) is a Slovakian professional ice hockey defenceman who played with HK SKP Poprad in the Slovak Extraliga during the 2010–11 season.
Margaret Osborne duPont (born Margaret Evelyn Osborne; March 4, 1918 – October 24, 2012) was a World No.
Margarita Khemlin (Маргарита Михайловна Хемлин; 6 July 1960 – 24 October 2015) was a Jewish-Ukrainian novelist and short-story writer, best known for her novel Klotsvog.
Marghanita Laski (24 October 1915 – 6 February 1988) was an English journalist, radio panellist and novelist; she also wrote literary biography, plays and short stories.
Margaret Ann "Margie" Masters (born 24 October 1934) is an Australian professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.
Maria Teschler-Nicola (born Eggenburg, 24 October 1950) is an Austrian human biologist, anthropologist and ethnologist.
Marianne North (24 October 1830 – 30 August 1890) was a prolific English Victorian biologist and botanical artist, notable for her plant and landscape paintings, her extensive foreign travels, her writings, her plant discoveries and the creation of her gallery at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Marie Fel (24 October 1713 – 2 February 1794) was a French opera singer and a daughter of the organist Henri Fel.
Marie Foster (October 24, 1917 – September 6, 2003) was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. during the 1960s.
Marijonas Petravičius (born October 24, 1979) is a Lithuanian retired professional basketball player.
Marjorie Stewart Joyner (October 24, 1896 – December 27, 1994) was an American businesswoman.
Mark Andrew Grant (born October 24, 1963 in Aurora, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher and is the current color commentator for the San Diego Padres' television broadcasts.
Mark Eugene Gray (October 24, 1952 – December 2, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter and country music artist.
Mark Miller (born October 24, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States) is a professional off-road racer, competing in both cars and on motorcycles.
Sir William Mark Tully, KBE (born 24 October 1935) is the former Bureau Chief of the BBC, New Delhi.
Mark Walton (born October 24, 1968) is an American story artist and voice actor at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Marrion Yong Gopez (born October 24, 1992) is a Filipino television personality, dancer, singer, model and a former reality show contestant in the Philippines when he joined Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash of 2010.
Martin Campbell (born 24 October 1943) is a New Zealand TV and film director, best known for directing Bond movies GoldenEye (1995) and Casino Royale (2006).
Saint Martin of Vertou (527–601) was a hermit and abbot, founder of Vertou Abbey, and the evangelist of the region around Nantes in Francia.
Mary Bono (née Whitaker and formerly Mary Bono Mack, born October 24, 1961) is a former U.S. Representative for, and previously the 44th, serving from 1998 to 2013.
Mary Lee (born October 24, 1924, Centralia, Illinois – died June 6, 1996, Sacramento, California) was a big band singer and B movie actress from the late 1930s into the 1940s, appearing mostly in Westerns.
Massimo Taparelli, Marquess of Azeglio (24 October 1798 – 15 January 1866), commonly called Massimo d'Azeglio, was a Piedmontese-Italian statesman, novelist and painter.
The Mattachine Society, founded in 1950, was one of the earliest LGBT (gay rights) organizations in the United States, probably second only to Chicago's Society for Human Rights.
Matteo Mazzantini (born Livorno, 24 October 1976) is an Italian rugby union footballer.
Mathew Amoah (born 24 October 1980) is a retired Ghanaian international striker.
Matthew John Robinson (24 October 1985 – 21 February 2014) was an Australian Paralympic snowboarder who died as a result of a snowboarding accident at La Molina, Spain.
Maureen O'Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons; 17 August 192024 October 2015) was an Irish-American actress and singer.
Maurice Roy, (January 25, 1905 – October 24, 1985) was a Canadian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Mbulaeni Tongai Mulaudzi (8 September 1980 – 24 October 2014) was a South African middle distance runner, and the 2009 world champion in the men's 800 metres.
Meelis Friedenthal (born 24 October 1973) is an Estonian writer of speculative fiction/science fiction.
Melvin Horace Purvis II. (October 24, 1903 – February 29, 1960) was an American law enforcement official and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent.
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael James Beetham, (17 May 1923 – 24 October 2015) was a Second World War bomber pilot and a high-ranking commander in the Royal Air Force from the 1960s to the 1980s.
Michael Gordon (born 24 October 1983) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Gold Coast Titans in the National Rugby League.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael James Graydon, (born 24 October 1938) is a retired Royal Air Force (RAF) officer.
Michelle Lynn Lujan Grisham (born October 24, 1959) is an American lawyer and politician who is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2013.
Miguel Ángel Coria Varela (born 24 October 1937 – 24 February 2016) was a Spanish composer of classical music.
Miguel Ángel Pichetto (born 24 October 1950) is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician.
Michael Quinn Brewer (born October 24, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball right fielder who played for one season.
Mike Esposito (July 14, 1927 – October 24, 2010), (Requires subscription) Print version: "Mike Esposito, Comic Book Artist", p. A30 who sometimes used the pseudonyms Mickey Demeo, Mickey Dee, Michael Dee, and Joe Gaudioso, was an American comic book artist whose work for DC Comics, Marvel Comics and others spanned the 1950s to the 2000s.
Marion Michael Rounds (born October 24, 1954) is an American businessman and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from South Dakota since 2015.
The Ministry of National Defence of the People's Republic of China or for short the "National Defence Ministry" is a ministry under the State Council.
The Danish Ministry of Social Affairs was re-created in 2010 as a split of the Social Welfare ministry created after the 2007 Folketing elections.
Miroslav Sládek (24 October 1950 in Hradec Králové) is a Czech politician, and the founder and chairman of the right-wing populist Coalition for Republic – Republican Party of Czechoslovakia (SPR-RSČ).
Mitch Inman (born 24 October 1988) is an Australian rugby union footballer.
Mohammed Yahya Jahfali (محمد يحيى جحفلي), born on October 24, 1990) is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer who plays as a Defender for Al Hilal of Saudi Premier League. He was called up to the Saudi Arabia national football team for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.
Mokarrameh Ghanbari (مکرمه قنبری, born in 1928 – died October 24, 2005) was a self-taught Iranian painter who won several international art awards.
Monica Denise Brown (née Arnold; born October 24, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and entrepreneur.
A monster truck is a pickup truck modified with a larger suspension and larger tires, usually for recreational uses.
Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, FRS (24 October 1784 – 28 July 1885) was a British financier and banker, activist, philanthropist and Sheriff of London.
Moshe Cotel (February 20, 1943 – October 24, 2008) was a pianist and composer whose music was strongly influenced by his Jewish roots.
Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961) was an American playwright and theatre director.
Murray Golden (October 24, 1912 – August 5, 1991) was an American television director.
Muhammad Nabil Jan Al Jeffri (born 24 October 1993 in Kuala Lumpur) is a Malaysian racing driver.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
Edward Nagle "Ned" Williamson (October 24, 1857 – March 3, 1894) was a professional baseball infielder in Major League Baseball.
The Nedelin catastrophe or Nedelin disaster was a launch pad accident that occurred on 24 October 1960 at Baikonur test range (of which Baikonur Cosmodrome is a part), during the development of the Soviet ICBM R-16.
The New York Stock Exchange (abbreviated as NYSE, and nicknamed "The Big Board"), is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the American state of New York.
Nils Wahlbom (October 28, 1886 – October 24, 1937) was a Swedish film actor.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Swedish National Bank's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious award for that field.
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
Norman Rush (born October 24, 1933, San Francisco, California) is an American writer whose introspective novels and short stories are set in Botswana in the 1980s.
Northern Rhodesia was a protectorate in south central Africa, formed in 1911 by amalgamating the two earlier protectorates of Barotziland-North-Western Rhodesia and North-Eastern Rhodesia.
Octave Lapize (24 October 1887 – 14 July 1917) was a French professional road racing cyclist and track cyclist.
October 23 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - October 25 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on November 6 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
The October Revolution (p), officially known in Soviet literature as the Great October Socialist Revolution (Вели́кая Октя́брьская социалисти́ческая револю́ция), and commonly referred to as Red October, the October Uprising, the Bolshevik Revolution, or the Bolshevik Coup, was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolsheviks and Vladimir Lenin that was instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917.
Odean Pope (born October 24, 1938) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Oklahoma State University (also referred to informally as Oklahoma State, OKState, and OSU), is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States.
Olo Max Brown (born 24 October 1967 in Apia, Samoa) played 56 tests at prop for the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team from 1992 to 1998, missing only two tests in his career.
Operation Gladio is the codename for a clandestine North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) "stay-behind" operation in Europe during the Cold War.
Oscar Wendt (born 24 October 1985) is a Swedish footballer who currently plays as a left back for Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Pablove Black (born Paul Anthony Dixon, 24 October 1950) is a Jamaican reggae musician (keyboards and steel drums), arranger, composer, bandleader, vocalist and producer.
Patrick Williams Sr. (born October 24, 1972) is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons.
Paul Bonwick, (born October 24, 1964) is a lobbyist and former politician in Canada.
Paul Grégoire, (October 24, 1911 – October 30, 1993) was a Canadian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Paul Ryan (24 October 1948 – 29 November 1992) was an English singer, songwriter and record producer.
Paul William Vaughan (24 October 1925 – 14 November 2014) was a British journalist, radio presenter (of art and science programmes) throughout the 1970s and 1980s, semi-professional jazz and classical musician and a narrator of many BBC Television science documentaries, among them ''Horizon''.
Paul Vigay (24 October 1964 – 20 February 2009) was a British computer consultant, notable for work in developing and supporting RISC OS software and named as a leading expert on UFOs and crop circles.
The Peace of Westphalia (Westfälischer Friede) was a series of peace treaties signed between May and October 1648 in the Westphalian cities of Osnabrück and Münster that virtually ended the European wars of religion.
Peggy Lenore Ahearn Blaylock, known professionally as Peggy Ahern, (March 19, 1917 – October 24, 2012) was an American actress best known for her appearance in eight of the Our Gang series of films released between 1924 and 1927.
Peggy Moran (October 23, 1918 – October 24, 2002) was an American film actress who appeared in films between 1938 and 1943.
Peng Dehuai (October 24, 1898November 29, 1974) was a prominent Chinese Communist military leader, who served as China's Defense Minister from 1954 to 1959.
Petar Stipetić (24 October 1937 – 14 March 2018) was a Croatian general who served as the Chief of General Staff of the Croatian Armed Forces from 2000 until 2002.
Petar Stoychev (Петър Стойчев; born 24 October 1976 in Momchilgrad) is a Bulgarian swimmer who is one of the most successful long distance marathon swimmers of the last decade.
Peter Gellhorn (October 24, 1912 – February 13, 2004) was a German conductor, composer, pianist and teacher who settled in London and made a career in Britain that lasted unbroken until his death.
Peter O'Connor (24 October 1872 – 9 November 1957) was an Irish track and field athlete who set a long-standing world record for the long jump and won two Olympic medals in the 1906 Intercalated Games.
Peter Smagorinsky is an educator, researcher, and theorist currently working at the University of Georgia.
is a Japanese prelate of the Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Tokyo from 2000 to 2017.
Petr Eben (22 January 1929 – 24 October 2007) was a Czech composer of modern and contemporary classical music, organist and choirmaster.
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (born 24 October 1989), known online as PewDiePie, is a Swedish YouTube personality and game commentator.
Peyton Robert Siva Jr. (born October 24, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Alba Berlin of the German Basketball Bundesliga.
Phillip Bennett OBE (born 24 October 1948) is a former Welsh international rugby union fly half from 1969 to 1978.
Phil Hawthorne (1943–1994) was an Australian rugby league and rugby union footballer – a dual-code international.
Pierre Gassendi (also Pierre Gassend, Petrus Gassendi; 22 January 1592 – 24 October 1655) was a French philosopher, priest, astronomer, and mathematician.
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (14 December 1824 – 24 October 1898) was a French painter best known for his mural painting, who came to be known as 'the painter for France'.
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (October 24, 1932 – May 18, 2007) was a French physicist and the Nobel Prize laureate in physics in 1991.
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after 1791 the Commonwealth of Poland, was a dualistic state, a bi-confederation of Poland and Lithuania ruled by a common monarch, who was both the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania.
Post riders or postriders describes a horse and rider postal delivery system that existed at various times and various places throughout history.
The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system.
The President of Honduras (Presidente de Honduras) officially known as the President of the Republic of Honduras (Spanish: Presidente de la República de Honduras), is the head of state and head of government of Honduras, and the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
The president of the Continental Congress was the presiding officer of the Continental Congress, the convention of delegates that emerged as the first (transitional) national government of the United States during the American Revolution.
The President of the Dominican Republic (Presidente de la República Dominicana) is both the head of state and head of government of the Dominican Republic.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
The Proclamation of Dungannon was a document produced by Sir Phelim O'Neill on 24 October 1641 in the Irish town of Dungannon.
Saint Proclus (? – 24 July 446) was an Archbishop of Constantinople.
Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.
Public holidays are celebrated by the entire population of Egypt.
There are approximately thirteen nationally recognized public holidays celebrated in the Republic of Zambia, a country in Southern Africa.
Saif ad-Din Qutuz (سيف الدين قطز; 24 October 1260), also romanized as Kutuz, Kotuz, and fully al-Malik al-Muzaffar Saif ad-Din Qutuz (الملك المظفر سيف الدين قطز), was the third or fourth of the Mamluk Sultans of Egypt in the Turkic line.
The R-16 was the first successful intercontinental ballistic missile deployed by the Soviet Union.
The R-9 (NATO reporting name: SS-8 Sasin) was a two-stage ICBM of the Soviet Union, in service from 1964 to 1976.
Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman Pg.
Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 – October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor who received international recognition.
Rachel Leila Douglas-Home, 27th Baroness Dacre (née Brand, 24 October 1929 – 25 December 2012) was an English peer, daughter of Thomas Brand, 4th Viscount Hampden & 26th Baron Dacre by his wife Leila Emily Seely, a granddaughter of Sir Charles Seely, 1st Baronet, and a great-great granddaughter of John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford.
The Radical Faeries are a loosely affiliated worldwide network and countercultural movement seeking to redefine queer consciousness through secular spirituality.
Rafał Piszcz (24 October 1940 – 12 September 2012) was a Polish sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s.
Rafael Azcona Fernández (24 October 1926 – 24 March 2008) was an awarded Spanish screenwriter and novelist who has worked with some of the best Spanish and international filmmakers.
Rafael Cordero Santiago (24 October 1942 – 17 January 2004), better known as "Churumba", was the Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, from 1989 to 2004.
Rafael Guízar y Valencia (April 26, 1878 – June 6, 1938) was a Mexican Catholic bishop who cared for the wounded, sick, and dying during the Mexican Revolution.
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina (24 October 1891 – 30 May 1961), nicknamed El Jefe (The Chief or The Boss), was a Dominican politician, soldier and dictator, who ruled the Dominican Republic from February 1930 until his assassination in May 1961.
Raffaello Carboni was born in Urbino, Italy in 1817.
Randall Alexander "Randy" Dorton (May 1, 1954 – October 24, 2004) was the Director of Engine Operations and lead engine builder for Hendrick Motorsports.
Rawlins Jackson "Rawly" Eastwick (born October 24, 1950) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who played from 1975 to 1981.
Raymond Jude LeBlanc (born October 24, 1964) is a retired American professional ice hockey goaltender.
Red Guards (Красная гвардия) were paramilitary volunteer formations consisting mainly of factory workers, peasants, cossacks and partially of soldiers and sailors for "protection of the soviet power".
Reggie Walton (born 1952) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Seattle Mariners and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Groupe Renault is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899.
The Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) was a statement adopted by the Cabinet of Rhodesia on 11 November 1965, announcing that Rhodesia, a British territory in southern Africa that had governed itself since 1923, now regarded itself as an independent sovereign state.
Richard Hofstadter (August 6, 1916 – October 24, 1970) was an American historian and public intellectual of the mid-20th century.
Field Marshal Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham (24 October 1675 – 14 September 1749) was a British soldier and Whig politician.
Richard Ernest Evans (July 23, 1941Bourcier, Bones, "61 at 61", Speedway Illustrated (ISSN 1528-4182), Volume 3, Number 8, August 2002. – October 24, 1985), was an American racing driver who won nine NASCAR National Modified Championships, including eight in a row from 1978 to 1985.
Joseph Riddick "Ricky" Hendrick IV (April 2, 1980 – October 24, 2004) was an American NASCAR stock car driver and partial owner at Hendrick Motorsports, a team that his father Rick Hendrick founded.
The Roanoke Colony, also known as the Lost Colony, was established in 1585 on Roanoke Island in what is today's Dare County, North Carolina.
Robert Michael Leslie-Carter MICE, MAIPM (born 24 October 1970) is a British engineer and project manager with consulting firm Arup, based in London.
Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey (16 December 1582 – 24 October 1642, in Edge Hill) was an English peer, soldier and courtier.
Robert Richard Cornthwaite (born 24 October 1985) is an Australian former soccer player.
Robert Guillaume (born Robert Peter Williams; November 30, 1927 - October 24, 2017) was an American actor known for his role as Isaac Jaffe on Sports Night and as Benson on the TV series Soap and the spin-off Benson, as well as for voicing the mandrill Rafiki in The Lion King.
Robert Alexander Mundell, CC (born October 24, 1932) is a Canadian economist.
Robert Sloman (18 July 1926 – 24 October 2005) was an English screenwriter and actor who later worked at The Sunday Times circulation department for more than 20 years, becoming distribution manager; but is best known for his work on British television.
Robert Elliott Wilonsky (born October 24, 1968) is an American journalist, and the former host of Higher Definition, an interview program on the cable television network HDNet.
Sir Robin Day (24 October 1923 – 6 August 2000) was a British political broadcaster and commentator.
A rocket (from Italian rocchetto "bobbin") is a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine.
Roger Milliken (October 24, 1915 – December 30, 2010) was an American textile heir, industrialist, businessman, and political activist.
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich (Russian: Рома́н Арка́дьевич Абрамо́вич,; Hebrew: רומן אברמוביץ'; born 24 October 1966) is a Russian-Israeli billionaire businessman, investor, and politician.
The Roman Emperor was the ruler of the Roman Empire during the imperial period (starting in 27 BC).
Ronald Clyde Gardenhire (born October 24, 1957) is an American professional baseball player, coach, and current manager for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Rosana Arbelo (full name Rosana Arbelo Gopar; born October 24, 1963), is a Spanish singer and composer.
Rowland Stuart Howard (24 October 1959 – 30 December 2009) was an Australian rock musician, guitarist and songwriter, best known for his work with the post-punk group The Birthday Party and his subsequent solo career.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Ruth Perednik (née Kestenbaum, רות פרדניק; born in London, October 24, 1959) is an English-born Israeli psychologist, pioneer in the field of selective mutism.
Ruthann Greenzweig Aron (born Ruthann Greenzweig on October 24, 1942), now known as Ruth Ann Green, is an American convicted criminal, former politician, and former real estate developer who ran unsuccessfully for the 1994 Republican United States Senate nomination from Maryland.
Sedapatti Suryanarayana Rajendran Thevar, commonly known by his stage name S. S. Rajendran (SSR) (்.; January 1928 – 24 October 2014), was an Indian film actor, director, producer and politician.
Sammy Petrillo (October 24, 1934 – August 15, 2009) was an American nightclub and movie comedian best known as a Jerry Lewis lookalike.
Sanger D. "Whitey" Shafer (born October 24, 1934) - at Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame & Nashville Songwriters Foundation is an American country songwriter and musician.
Sansan Chien (July 1, 1967 – October 24, 2011) was a composer of contemporary classical music.
Santa María Volcano is a large active volcano in the western highlands of Guatemala, in the Quetzaltenango Department near the city of Quetzaltenango.
Santo & Johnny were an American rock and roll music duo from Brooklyn, New York, comprising brothers Santo and Johnny Farina.
Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 – April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor.
Saya San (also spelled Hsaya, original name Yar Kyaw.ဆရာစံ,; 24 October 1876 – 28 November 1931) was a former monk, a physician and the leader of the 'Saya San Rebellion' of 1930-1932 in British Burma.
The Schutzstaffel (SS; also stylized as with Armanen runes;; literally "Protection Squadron") was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in Nazi Germany, and later throughout German-occupied Europe during World War II.
Sebastián Andrés Bueno (born 24 October 1981) is an Argentine footballer who plays for Perugia.
Saint Senoch was a Taifal abbot and saint.
Shawn H. Moody (born October 24, 1959) is an American businessperson and politician from the state of Maine.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Sheffield Football Club is an English football club from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, although now based in Dronfield, Derbyshire.
Silviu Bindea (24 October 1912 – 6 March 1992) was a Romanian football player.
Simon Christopher Danczuk (born 24 October 1966) is a British former Member of Parliament (MP) for Rochdale (2010 to 2017).
SM the Ballad (stylized as S.M. THE BALLAD) is a South Korean ballad project group composed of singers from S.M. Entertainment.
Sofia Asgatovna Gubaidulina (Софи́я Асгáтовна Губaйду́лина, София Әсгать кызы Гобәйдуллина; born 24 October 1931) is a Tatar-Russian composer.
Sofya Aleksandrovna Yanovskaya (also Janovskaja; Софи́я Алекса́ндровна Яно́вская; 31 January 1896 – 24 October 1966) was a mathematician and historian, specializing in the history of mathematics, mathematical logic, and philosophy of mathematics.
Solidarity (Solidarność, pronounced; full name: Independent Self-governing Labour Union "Solidarity"—Niezależny Samorządny Związek Zawodowy „Solidarność”) is a Polish labour union that was founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa.
Saunders Teddell, or Saunders Terrell (or other variants, sources differ) (October 24, 1911 – March 11, 1986), known as Sonny Terry, was an American Piedmont blues and folk musician, who was known for his energetic blues harmonica style, which frequently included vocal whoops and hollers and occasionally imitations of trains and fox hunts.
Sos Sargsyan (Սոս Սարգսյան; 24 October 1929 – 26 September 2013) was a prominent Armenian actor, director and writer.
South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Colony of Southern Rhodesia was a self-governing British Crown colony in southern Africa from 1923 to 1980, the predecessor state of modern Zimbabwe.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
A spree killer is someone who kills two or more victims in a short time, in multiple locations.
Sputnik 1 (or; "Satellite-1", or "PS-1", Простейший Спутник-1 or Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite.
Stanley Ray White (born October 24, 1949) is a former American football linebacker.
Star Trek is an American media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry.
In a stay-behind operation, a country places secret operatives or organisations in its own territory, for use in the event that an enemy occupies that territory.
Stella Brooks (born October 24, 1910, Seattle, Washington - December 13, 2002, San Francisco, California) was an American jazz vocalist.
Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker.
Sir Stephen Robert Bloom FRS is a Professor of Medicine at Imperial College London where he leads the Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism division.
Stephen Alvin Resnick (October 24, 1938 – January 2, 2013) was an American heterodox economist.
Steven Blankaart (24 October 1650, Middelburg – 23 February 1704, Amsterdam) was a Dutch physician, iatrochemist, and entomologist, who worked on the same field as Jan Swammerdam.
Steven Greenberg (born October 24, 1950 in Saint Paul, Minnesota) is a musician, record producer and the owner of the independent October Records label.
Steven Jay Hatfill (born October 24, 1953) is an American physician, virologist and biological weapons expert.
Stillwater is a city in northeast Oklahoma at the intersection of US-177 and State Highway 51.
A stock exchange, securities exchange or bourse, is a facility where stock brokers and traders can buy and sell securities, such as shares of stock and bonds and other financial instruments.
A stock market crash is a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth.
A strategy of tension (strategia della tensione) is a policy wherein violent struggle is encouraged rather than suppressed.
Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike (24 October 18829 June 1976) was an English actress who toured internationally in Shakespearean productions, often appearing with her husband Lewis Casson.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
Edwin George 'Ted' Ditchburn (24 October 1921 – 26 December 2005) was an English professional football goalkeeper who played for Northfleet United, Tottenham Hotspur, Romford, Brentwood Town and represented England on six occasions at international level.
Ted Templeman (born October 24, 1944, in Santa Cruz, California) is an American record producer.
The Tenterfield Oration was a speech given by Sir Henry Parkes, Premier of the Colony of New South Wales at the Tenterfield School of Arts in rural New South Wales, Australia on 24 October 1889.
Tereza Martincová (born 24 October 1994) is a Czech tennis player.
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The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Third Partition of Poland (1795) was the last in a series of the Partitions of Poland and the land of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth among Prussia, the Austrian Empire, and the Russian Empire which effectively ended Polish–Lithuanian national sovereignty until 1918.
The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648.
Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen (born October 24, 1981), better known by her stage names Tila Tequila, Tila Nguyen, Miss Tila and Tornado Thien is an American television and social media personality.
Tito Gobbi (24 October 19135 March 1984) was an Italian operatic baritone with an international reputation.
Thomas Joseph Mulcair (born October 24, 1954) is a Canadian politician who served as the leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada from 2012 to 2017.
Tom Myers (born October 24, 1950) is a former American football safety in the National Football League.
Toni Kinshofer (16 February 1934 – 24 October 1964) was a German mountaineer.
The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario.
Torstein Andersen Aase (born 24 October 1991) is a Norwegian football striker who plays for Lyn.
The Treaty of Brétigny was a treaty, drafted on 8 May 1360 and ratified on 24 October 1360, between King Edward III of England and King John II of France (the Good).
Tycho Brahe (born Tyge Ottesen Brahe;. He adopted the Latinized form "Tycho Brahe" (sometimes written Tÿcho) at around age fifteen. The name Tycho comes from Tyche (Τύχη, meaning "luck" in Greek, Roman equivalent: Fortuna), a tutelary deity of fortune and prosperity of ancient Greek city cults. He is now generally referred to as "Tycho," as was common in Scandinavia in his time, rather than by his surname "Brahe" (a spurious appellative form of his name, Tycho de Brahe, only appears much later). 14 December 154624 October 1601) was a Danish nobleman, astronomer, and writer known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations.
Umbriel is a moon of Uranus discovered on October 24, 1851, by William Lassell.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The Charter of the United Nations (also known as the UN Charter) of 1945 is the foundational treaty of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization.
United Nations Day is devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The Postmaster General of the United States is the chief executive officer of the United States Postal Service; Megan Brennan is the current Postmaster General.
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun.
The White Sands rocket (official name V-2 No. 13) was a modified V-2 rocket that became the first man-made object to take a photograph of the Earth from outer space.
Valdemar IV Atterdag (the epithet meaning "A New Dawn"), or Waldemar (132024 October 1375; Valdemar Atterdag), was King of Denmark from 1340 to 1375.
Vespasian (Titus Flavius Vespasianus;Classical Latin spelling and reconstructed Classical Latin pronunciation: Vespasian was from an equestrian family that rose into the senatorial rank under the Julio–Claudian emperors. Although he fulfilled the standard succession of public offices and held the consulship in AD 51, Vespasian's renown came from his military success; he was legate of Legio II ''Augusta'' during the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 and subjugated Judaea during the Jewish rebellion of 66. While Vespasian besieged Jerusalem during the Jewish rebellion, emperor Nero committed suicide and plunged Rome into a year of civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors. After Galba and Otho perished in quick succession, Vitellius became emperor in April 69. The Roman legions of Roman Egypt and Judaea reacted by declaring Vespasian, their commander, emperor on 1 July 69. In his bid for imperial power, Vespasian joined forces with Mucianus, the governor of Syria, and Primus, a general in Pannonia, leaving his son Titus to command the besieging forces at Jerusalem. Primus and Mucianus led the Flavian forces against Vitellius, while Vespasian took control of Egypt. On 20 December 69, Vitellius was defeated, and the following day Vespasian was declared emperor by the Senate. Vespasian dated his tribunician years from 1 July, substituting the acts of Rome's Senate and people as the legal basis for his appointment with the declaration of his legions, and transforming his legions into an electoral college. Little information survives about the government during Vespasian's ten-year rule. He reformed the financial system of Rome after the campaign against Judaea ended successfully, and initiated several ambitious construction projects, including the building of the Flavian Amphitheatre, better known today as the Roman Colosseum. In reaction to the events of 68–69, Vespasian forced through an improvement in army discipline. Through his general Agricola, Vespasian increased imperial expansion in Britain. After his death in 79, he was succeeded by his eldest son Titus, thus becoming the first Roman emperor to be directly succeeded by his own natural son and establishing the Flavian dynasty.
Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena; 24 October 1887 – 15 April 1969) was Queen of Spain as the wife of King Alfonso XIII.
Vidkun Abraham Lauritz Jonssøn Quisling (18 July 1887 – 24 October 1945) was a Norwegian military officer and politician who nominally headed the government of Norway during the occupation of the country by Nazi Germany during World War II.
Viktor Prokopenko (Віктор Прокопенко) (24 October 1944 – 18 August 2007) was a football (soccer) player and coach who played in GDR and Ukrainian SSR and later worked as a coach in Russia and Ukraine.
Vincent Keith Brooks (born October 24, 1958) is a United States Army general who is the current commander of United States Forces Korea, United Nations Command and ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command.
Vincent Leuluai (born 24 October 1995) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the National Rugby League.
Vitellius (Aulus Vitellius Germanicus Augustus; 24 September 15 – 22 December 69 AD) was Roman Emperor for eight months, from 16 April to 22 December AD 69.
William Montgomery Watt (14 March 1909 – 24 October 2006) was a Scottish historian, Orientalist, Anglican priest, and academic.
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.
Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer.
Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa (26 October 1869 – 4 August 1957) was a Brazilian politician who served as the 13th President of Brazil, the last of the First Brazilian Republic.
Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985) is an English professional footballer who plays for D.C. United of Major League Soccer.
Wilhelm Eduard Weber (24 October 1804 – 23 June 1891) was a German physicist and, together with Carl Friedrich Gauss, inventor of the first electromagnetic telegraph.
The Hon. William Douglas-Home (3 June 1912 – 28 September 1992) was a British dramatist and politician.
William IV, Count of Nevers, (c. 1130 – Acre, 24 October 1168) Count of Nevers, Auxerre and Tonnerre (1161–1168).
William Lassell, (18 June 1799 – 5 October 1880) was an English merchant and astronomer.
William Prynne (1600 – 24 October 1669) was an English lawyer, author, polemicist, and political figure.
Willie James Mabon (October 24, 1925 – April 19, 1985) was an American R&B singer, songwriter and pianist, who had two number one hits on the Billboard R&B chart: "I Don't Know" in 1952 and "I'm Mad" in 1953.
Wilton Álvaro Guerrero (born October 24, 1974) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball.
Winton Malcolm Blount, Jr., known as Red Blount (February 1, 1921 – October 24, 2002), was the United States Postmaster General from January 22, 1969 to January 1, 1972.
Wolf Rüdiger Hess (Heß in German; 18 November 1937 – 24 October 2001) was the son of Rudolf Hess and Ilse Pröhl Hess.
In 1972, the United Nations General Assembly decided to institute a World Development Information Day coinciding with United Nations Day on October 24.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.
The Wright brothers designed, built and flew a series of three manned gliders in 1900–1902 as they worked towards achieving powered flight.
The Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC), also known as the Xichang Space Center, is a People's Republic of China space vehicle launch facility (spaceport) approximately northwest of Xichang, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan.
Yelberton Abraham Tittle Jr. (October 24, 1926 – October 8, 2017), better known as Y. A. Tittle, was a professional American football quarterback.
Yannis Hotzeas (Γιάννης Χοντζέας) (1930 – 24 October 1994) was a Greek communist, Marxist theoretician and one of the principal founders of the Greek Marxist-Leninist movement.
Yaroslav Olexandrovych Halan (in Ukrainian: Ярослав Олександрович Галан, party nickname Comrade Yaga; July 27, 1902, Dynów – October 24, 1949, Lviv) was a Ukrainian Soviet anti-fascist writer, playwright, publicist, member of the Communist Party of Western Ukraine since 1924, killed by nationalist insurgents in 1949.
Yevgeny Ilyich Ostashev (Евгений Ильич Осташев), 22 March 1924 – 24 October 1960, was the test pilot of rocket and space complexes, participant in the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite, head of the 1st control polygon NIIP-5 (Baikonur), Lenin prize winner, Candidate of Technical Sciences, engineer-podpolkovnik.
Yoel Zussman also spelled Yoel Sussman (יואל זוסמן, born 24 October 1910, died 2 March 1982) was an Israeli jurist and the fourth President of the Supreme Court of Israel.
Yordan Radichkov (Йордан Радичков; 24 October 1929 – 21 January 2004) was a Bulgarian writer and playwright.
Yossi Sarid (יוסי שריד‎; 24 October 1940 – 4 December 2015) was an Israeli politician and news commentator.
Yves Bertucci (born 24 October 1962) is a French football manager and former football player.
Zachary E. Posen (born October 24, 1980) is an American fashion designer.
Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in south-central Africa, (although some sources prefer to consider it part of the region of east Africa) neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.
Zdzisław Żygulski (4 April 1888, Przemyśl – 22 October 1975, Łódź) was a Polish literary historian and Germanist.
Zephyr Rain Teachout (born October 24, 1971) is a political activist and Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University.
Year 1152 (MCLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1168 (MCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1260 (MCCLX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1360 (MCCCLX) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1375 (MCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1378 (MCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1435 (MCDXXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1503 (MDIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1537 (MDXXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1561 (MDLXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1572 (MDLXXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
January 1 of this year (1601-01-01) is used as the base of file dates and of Active Directory Logon dates by Microsoft Windows.
1641 is the generally accepted year of the birth of the modern timepiece.
It is the year of the Peace of Westphalia.
It is known in European history as a rather tumultuous year with the Revolutions of 1830 in France, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland and Italy.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
On October 24, 1975, Icelandic women went on strike for the day to “demonstrate the indispensable work of women for Iceland’s economy and society” and to “protest wage discrepancy and unfair employment practices.” Participants, led by women’s organizations, did not go to their paid jobs and did not do any housework or child-rearing for the whole day.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
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1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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The 2015 Oklahoma State University homecoming parade crash was a vehicle collision that occurred on October 24, 2015, in Stillwater, Oklahoma, when a driver drove into a crowd watching the homecoming parade for Oklahoma State University–Stillwater on the university's campus.
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On 24 October 2016, a twin turboprop Fairchild SA227-AT Merlin IVC operated by CAE Aviation crashed near Kirkop, Malta, shortly after take-off from Malta International Airport.
2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
Year 935 (CMXXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 996 (CMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.