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Second Battle of Bedriacum, forces under Antonius Primus, the commander of the Danube armies, loyal to Vespasian, defeat the forces of Emperor Vitellius. (24. October 69)

After a siege of 4 months crusader knights led by Afonso Henriques reconquered Lisbon. (24. October 1147)

The Cathedral of Chartres is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France; the cathedral is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (24. October 1260)

Saif ad-Din Qutuz, Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, who seizes power for himself. (24. October 1260)

The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War. (24. October 1360)

John White, the governor of the second Roanoke Colony, returns to England after an unsuccessful search for the "lost" colonists. (24. October 1590)

The Peace of Westphalia is signed, marking the end of the Thirty Years' War. (24. October 1648)

Partitions of Poland: The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is completely divided among Austria, Prussia, and Russia. (24. October 1795)

Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow. (24. October 1812)

William Lassell, discovers the moons Umbriel, and Ariel, orbiting Uranus. (24. October 1851)

Sheffield F.C., the world's oldest association football club still in operation, is founded in Sheffield, England. (24. October 1857)

The First Transcontinental Telegraph line across the United States is completed, spelling the end for the 18-month-old Pony Express. (24. October 1861)

Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to go over Niagara Falls, in a barrel. (24. October 1901)

Orville Wright, remains in the air 9 minutes and 45 seconds in a Wright Glider, at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. (24. October 1911)

First Balkan War: The Battle of Kumanovo concludes with the Serbian victory. (24. October 1912)

Battle of Caporetto; Italy suffers a catastrophic defeat by the forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany on the Austro-Italian front of World War I (lasts until 19 November - also called Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo). (24. October 1917)

Harry Houdini's last performance, which is at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. (24. October 1926)

"Black Thursday" stock market crash on the New York Stock Exchange. (24. October 1929)

A bloodless coup d'état in Brazil ousts Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getúlio Dornelles Vargas is then installed as "provisional president." (24. October 1930)

The George Washington Bridge opens to public traffic. (24. October 1931)

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