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|September 24th, 2007||Event||Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gives a controversial speech on the campus of Columbia University.|
|September 24th, 2005||Event||Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.|
|September 24th, 1996||Event||U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.|
|September 24th, 1994||Event||National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.|
|September 24th, 1990||Event||Periodic Great White Spot observed on Saturn|
|September 24th, 1988||Event||Summer Olympics: Ben Johnson beats Carl Lewis and Linford Christie in the 100 metres sprint in a record time of 9.79 seconds. (Johnson would later be disqualified in a high profile case of doping.)|
|September 24th, 1973||Event||Guinea-Bissau declares its independence from Portugal.|
|September 24th, 1962||Event||United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.|
|September 24th, 1957||Event||Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.|
|September 24th, 1957||Event||President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.|
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