Saturday 24 October 1903
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Perriand and Melvin Purvis.
while The Virginian by Owen Wister was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
Famous Birthdays:24 October
- 1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1)
- George Sutton becomes billiard champ.
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- The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous - Dan Quinn
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