October 24 | On this Day

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2014 Indian film Happy New Year was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies in India. Release Date
2003 Finnish skier Veikko Hakulinen died. Death day
2002 Chinese film Hero was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing non-English movies in the world. Release Date
1994 Chess grandmaster from India, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi was born. Birthday
1992 Chess grandmaster from China, Ding Liren was born. Birthday
1991 Thai badminton player Porntip Buranaprasertsuk was born. Birthday
1985 Hungarian-Argentine inventor Laszlo Biro died. Death day
1982 Chinese badminton player Chien Yu-chin was born. Birthday
1978 Czechoslovakia's first artificial satellite Magion 1 was launched. Launch Day
1969 American singer and songwriter Jesse Harris was born. Birthday
1969 Hollywood film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies. Release Date
1966 Astronaut from China, Jing Haipeng was born. Birthday
1964 The closing ceremony of Games of the XVIII Olympiad, or 1964 Summer olympics was held in Tokyo.
1964 Independence Day of Zambia. National Holiday
1961 Astronaut from United States, Susan Kilrain was born. Birthday
1959 Chess grandmaster from Finland, Jouni Yrjola was born. Birthday
1956 Chess grandmaster from Croatia, Zlatko Klarić was born. Birthday
1955 German physician and chemist Robert Feulgen died. Death day
1954 Australian politician Malcolm Turnbull was born. Birthday
1947 American actor Kevin Kline was born. Birthday
1947 United Airlines Flight 608 aircraft incident at Bryce Canyon, Utah, US, killed 52 people. Man-Made Disaster
1941 American biomedical researcher William H. Dobelle was born. Birthday
1939 American actor F. Murray Abraham was born. Birthday
1932 Canadian economist Robert Mundell was born. Birthday
1932 French physicist Pierre-Gilles de Gennes was born. Birthday
1902 Santa Maria volcano in Guatemala killed around 6000 people. This is one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions. Natural Disaster
1890 Supercentenarian from Portugal, Maria do Couto Maia was born. She died at the age of 114 years, 274 days. Birthday
1817 French chemist and inventor Hippolyte Mege-Mouries was born. Birthday
1635 German professor Wilhelm Schickard died. Death day
1632 Dutch businessman and scientist Antoni van Leeuwenhoek was born. Birthday
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