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Sunday, October 24, 2021.

World events on this day in the Menzies Era
  • 1951 - Jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC
  • 1951 - United Nation publishes its 1st postage stamps
  • 1952 - Arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria
  • 1953 - KOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 - AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year
  • 1956 - Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes PM of Hungary
  • 1957 - Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
  • 1958 - USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam
  • 1959 - US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert
  • 1960 - Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash
  • 1961 - "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs
  • 1962 - In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins
  • 1963 - "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs
  • 1963 - KRO shows 1st Bonanza
  • 1963 - Sandy Koufax is unanimous winner of Cy Young Award
  • 1964 - "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
  • 1964 - 18th Olympic games close at Tokyo, Japan
  • 1964 - Belgian para's liberate 1,000 white hostages in Stanleyville
  • 1964 - Dr Kenneth David Kaunda becomes president of Zaire
  • 1964 - Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • 1964 - Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla scores 166 on Cricket debut v Australia
  • 1964 - Test Cricket debut of Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan & Khalid Ibadulla v Aust
  • 1965 - Benjamin Britten's "Voices for Today," premieres
  • 1965 - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
  • 1968 - Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on 50 bail
  • 1969 - Hanif, Mushtaq & Sadiq Mohammad start their only Test Cricket together
  • 1970 - Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
  • 1970 - Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile
  • 1971 - Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)
  • 1971 - Texas Stadium opens-Cowboys beat Patriots 44-21