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|October 24th, 2069||Event||Second Battle of Bedriacum, forces under Antonius Primus, the commander of the Danube armies, loyal to Vespasian, defeat the forces of Emperor Vitellius.|
|October 24th, 2006||Event||Justice Rutherford of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice struck down the "motive clause", an important part of the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act.|
|October 24th, 2004||Event||10 people, including 4 family members of Rick Hendrick, are killed in a plane crash near Martinsville Speedway. The plane was owned by NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports. There were no survivors.|
|October 24th, 2003||Event||Concorde makes its last commercial flight.|
|October 24th, 2002||Event||Police arrest spree killers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, ending the Beltway sniper attacks in the area around Washington, DC.|
|October 24th, 1998||Event||Launch of Deep Space 1 comet/asteroid mission|
|October 24th, 1995||Event||A total solar eclipse is visible from Iran, India, Thailand, and SE Asia. |
|October 24th, 1990||Event||Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti reveals to the Italian parliament the existence of Gladio, the Italian "stay-behind" clandestine paramilitary NATO army.|
|October 24th, 1986||Event||Nezar Hindawi is sentenced to 45 years in prison, the longest sentence handed down by a British court, for the attempted bombing on an El Al flight at Heathrow. After the verdict, the United Kingdom breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, claiming that Hindawi was helped by Syrian officials.|
|October 24th, 1980||Event||Government of Poland legalizes Solidarity trade union|
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