What day of the week is this date?

Thursday October 24, 2019

October 24: Day of the Week

October 24, 2019 was the 297th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 68 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

October 2019
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

Zodiac & Birthstone

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there magical powers hidden in your given name? Every moniker has an undeniable character and personality. Check out Carol’s personality and get smarter today. (Sponsored links)

October 24 Historical Event(s)

  • 1360
    The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years’ War.
  • 1795
    Partitions of Poland: The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is completely divided among Austria, Prussia, and Russia
  • 1812
    Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow.
  • 1857
    Sheffield F.C., the world’s first football club, is founded in Sheffield, England.
  • 1901
    Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
  • 1911
    Orville Wright remains in the air 9 minutes and 45 seconds in a Wright Glider at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
  • 1917
    Battle of Caporetto; Italy suffers a catastrophic defeat by the forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany on the Austro-Italian front of World War I (lasts until 19 November - also called Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo).
  • 1957
    The USAF starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.
  • 1964
    Northern Rhodesia gains independence from the United Kingdom and becomes the Republic of Zambia (Southern Rhodesia remained a colony until the next year, with the Unilateral Declaration of Independence)
  • 1980
    The government of Poland legalizes Solidarity trade union

Who were born on October 24?

  • 1911
    Paul Grégoire, French Canadian archbishop of Montreal (d. 1993)
  • 1929
    George Crumb, American composer
  • 1954
    Brad Sherman, American politician
  • 1972
    Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actress
  • 1973
    Jeff Wilson, New Zealand rugby player and cricketer
  • 1981
    Jemima Rooper, British actress
  • 1982
    Mohamed Fairuz Fauzy, Malaysian racing driver
  • 1983
    Hernán Garin, Argentine footballer
  • 1984
    Kaela Kimura, Japanese model and singer
  • 1987
    Anthony Vanden Borre, Belgian footballer

Share InfoNow try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.