Historical Events for 24th October 2018

1531 – Bavaria joins Schmalkaldic League
1851 – William Lassell discovers Ariel and Umbriel, satellites of Uranus
1911 – Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole
1946 – A camera on board the V-2 No. 13 rocket, launched from Whites Sands US, takes the first photograph of earth from outer space.
1948 – Francis Poulenc’s “Sinfonietta” premieres
1958 – USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam
1968 – The People’s Democracy (PD) stage a protest demonstration at Stormont Parliament buildings, Belfast, Northern Ireland
1987 – Bork’s supreme court nomination rejected by senate
1992 – 10th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats Great Britain 10-6
1992 – Toronto beats Braves, 4-3 in Game 6 at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium to win their first Baseball World Series; Toronto catcher Pat Borders MVP

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