What is special about October 24th?

What is special about October 24th?

United Nations Day recognizes the founding of the United Nations (UN) in 1945. The celebration is observed annually on October 24th. U.N. Day has traditionally been marked throughout the world by meetings, discussions, and exhibits about the achievements and goals of the organization.

What happened on October 22 1928?

Monday, October 22 Herbert Hoover gave a campaign speech before 21,000 in Madison Square Garden in New York City. Hoover reviewed the country’s progress and prosperity over the past seven and a half years of Republican administrations and warned that Democratic experiments would put the economy at risk.

What happened on 30 October 1928?

On 30 October 1928, the Commission arrived in Lahore where it was met by protesters waving black flags. The protest was led by the Indian nationalist Lala Lajpat Rai, who had moved a resolution against the Commission in the Legislative Assembly of Punjab in February 1928.

What happened October 15 1928?

15 Oct, 1928 U.S.A. Graf Zeppelin 1928 : The Graf Zeppelin rigid airship completes its first transatlantic crossing when it arrives in the United States at NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey four days after leaving Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Is October 24th a Libra or Scorpio?

Libra Scorpio Cusp is from October 19 to October 26. People of this cusp are born between the ending of Libra season and starting of Scorpio season. These people are a combination of both drama and criticism.

What happened 28th October?

On this day in 1886 U.S. President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty—a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States—on Bedloe’s (later Liberty) Island in Upper New York Bay.

Why did Simon Commission came to India?

The Simon Commission was dispatched to India in 1928 to review the the Government of India Act 1919. The Commission, appointed by Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, did not include any Indian delegates.

Why did Indian protest against Simon Commission?

The main reason for the protest against Simon Commission was that The Commission had no Indians. All members were British. When the Simon Commission came to India in 1928, it was greeted with the slogan ‘Go Back Simon’.

What happened on the 16th of October?

This Day in History: October 16 After the French Revolution began, Marie-Antoinette, queen consort of Louis XVI, was targeted by agitators who, enraged by her extravagance and attempts to save the monarchy, ultimately guillotined her on this day in 1793.

What happened October 18th?

18 Oct, 1859 U.S.A. Harpers Ferry Raid 1859 : John Brown’s men arrived at Harper’s Ferry in Virginia in order to instigate a slave rebellion. Brown’s men were attacked by soldiers under Robert E. Lee on October 18th, 1859 after which Brown and several of his men were captured.

Are October borns rich?

According to one new study, babies born in October are more likely to be billionaires. Tombola, a UK based bingo site, analyzed the birth dates of some of the world’s most academic, generous and famous people.