Historical Events for 24th October 2019

1851 – William Lassell discovers Ariel and Umbriel, satellites of Uranus
1929 – Rudy Vallee’s “The Fleishmann’s Yeast Hour” begins broadcasting on NBC radio
1930 – A bloodless coup d’état in Brazil ousts Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getúlio Vargas then installed as “provisional president.”
1945 – Charter of United Nations comes into effect
1948 – WJBK TV channel 2 in Detroit, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1961 – “Evening with Yves Montand” opens at John Golden Theatre, NYC for 55 performances
1982 – 13th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29
1984 – 11 members of Colombo crime family arrested
1991 – Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
2002 – Wuxia film “Hero” directed by Zhang Yimou, starring Jet Li released in China (US release 2004)

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