This day in history: Oct. 24


Anna Taylor becomes the first woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.


Orville Wright sets a world record that remained for 10 years, after gliding in the air over North Carolina for nine minutes and 45 seconds.


Harry Houdini performs for the last time in Detroit, Michigan.


Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years in jail for tax evasion.


Child labor is forbidden in U.S. factories.


John Lennon sues the U.S. government for illegal wiretapping, amid investigation of being a radical threat to the Nixon administration.


Keith Richards is convicted of heroine possession while in Toronto.


Hurricane Sandy hits Jamaica, killing one person and causing $50 million in damage.


ISIS kills 61 people and injures 117 people with a suicide bomb at a police training academy in Pakistan.


Someone in South Carolina wins a Mega Millions jackpot of 1.5 billion, the largest in U.S. history.

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