On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Contruction begins on the United Nations headquaters in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Pickton, Canadian serial killer charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women, born in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70