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October 24, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

United NationsUnited Nations Charter

Charter of United Nations comes into effect

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Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
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  • In France PC/PS/MRP win parliamentary election (25/24/23%)

Birthdays in History

  • Anthony Christian, English artist
  • Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive, born in Ham-Nord, Quebec

Deaths in History

  • Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide

Person of interestVidkun Quisling

Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian Minister of Defense and Prime Minister (1942-45), executed for collaborating with the Nazis at 58

Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator Vidkun Quisling
Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator
Vidkun Quisling

1945 in History