October 24 in history: United Nations founded, first photo of earth from space; & more!

Check out what happened today...years ago!

1901

Annie Taylor becomes first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel

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1945

United Nations is founded by 5 permanent members & 46 member states

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1946

German V-2 missile takes first photo of Earth from space

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1964

Zambia gains independence from British rule

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2007

2007 China launches its first Lunar Exploration Program Chang'e 1

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