Today in history - Oct. 24
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2006. There are 68 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 24, 1945, the United Nations officially came into existence as its charter took effect.
On this date:
In 1537, Jane Seymour, the third wife of England's King Henry VIII, died 12 days after giving birth to Prince Edward, later King Edward VI.