Today in History
Learn about the most intriguing events and historical facts that occurred on October 24 throughout history. The 24th of October is the 297th day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Arsenal Football Club lost to Manchester United, breaking a streak of 49 unbeaten games; the Toronto Blue Jays became the first baseball club from outside the United States to win the World Series; and the George Washington Bridge opened for traffic crossing the Hudson River.
The 24th of October falls under the sign of Scorpio. Rapper Drake and actor Kevin Kline were both born on October 24th. Today is both National Bologna Day and UN Day.
(October 24, 1945) At 4:50 p.m. EST, the United Nations Charter went into effect, with the Soviet Union joining the list of signatories, bringing the total number of signatories to 29. photo source: wikipedia.org
(October 24, 2005)
(Died on October 24, 2018)