RSS Today in History

  • Today in History for 24th October 2016
    Historical Events 1492 - 24 Jews are burned at the stake in Mecklenburg, Germany 1948 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical In Multiplicibus Curis 1956 - AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year 1973 - John Lennon sues US government to admit FBI is tapping his phone 1979 - Billy […]

RSS Famous Birthdays

  • Famous Birthdays for 24th October 2016
    1815 - John Edwards, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894) 1903 - Melvin Purvis [Little Mel], American FBI agent that lead the manhunt for outlaws like Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and John Dillinger, born in Timmonsville, South Carolina (d. 1960) 1915 - Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (Figaro-Barber of Seville) 1932 - Robert Mundell, […]