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October 24th stands out as a diverse day for celebration, encompassing various themes from gastronomy to international unity. As this date rolls around each year, it offers something for everyone.

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Interesting Facts of October 24th

  1. 1. October 24th marks the anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter in 1945. The day is celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.
  2. 2. On October 24th, 1929, a day known as "Black Thursday," stock markets in the United States suffered a massive crash, marking the beginning of the Great Depression.
  3. 3. October 24th is celebrated in Zambia as Independence Day, commemorating the country's independence from British colonial rule in 1964.
  4. 4. U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed the Airline Deregulation Act on October 24, 1978, which led to increased competition and lower prices in the commercial airline industry.