Today is Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
1632 Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch naturalist
1853 H. Maschke --1908
1904 Moss Hart, playwright
1936 David Nelson
1939 F. Murray Abraham
1947 Kevin Kline
United Nations Day
1836 the match is patented.
1851 William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Unranus.
1901 Anna Taylor, first to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel & live
1929 "Black Thursday," the beginning of the stock market crash.
1945 United Nations Charter goes into effect.
1964 Zambia (Northern Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain
1973 Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus
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