This Day in History on 24 October
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 24 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
World Development Information Day
World Polio Day
1894 – Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1987)
1914 – Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian Independence movement revolutionary and Officer of Indian National Army (d. 2012)
1921 – R. K. Laxman, Indian illustrator (d. 2015)
1935 – Mark Tully, Indian-English journalist and author
Death/ Death Anniversary
1991 – Ismat Chughtai, Indian author and screenwriter (b. 1915)
2014 – S. S. Rajendran, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1928)
2017 – Girija Devi, Indian classical singer (b. 1929)