24. October

of the 24. October is the 297. Day of the Gregorian calendar (the 298. in leap years), thus 68 days up to the year end remain.

Historical anniversaries
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Table of contents

of events

economics

science and technology

culture

disasters

  • 1944: During sinking the Japanese prisoner of war transporter Arisan Maru by an American submarine 1,792 American prisoners of war die
  • 1947: Bryce Canyon national park, Utah: A DC-6 United Airlines falls briefly before thatAirport off. All 52 humans die
  • 1960: On the Russian rocket center Baikonur explodes a rocket of the type R16 on the launch pad with the last start preparations. Approximately 100 humans die thereby
  • 1963: In a lug in the of Lower Saxony Lengede with Peine 129 miners in 60m depth buries
  • 2001: By the collision of two trucks in the sinking God hard - tunnel is released a fire, with which eleven humans die. The tunnel thereafter because of repair works for two months to remain closed

sport

Entries from athlete IC world records are under the respective discipline under Leichtathletik; for events within the range formula 1 see there.

born

Wilhelm Weber (1804–1891)
William weber (1804-1891)

died

celebration and anniversaries

see also: Historical anniversaries, time scale

 

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