9/24/1724: Paris (mentioned as one of the locations) stock exchange (“he watches the markets”) opens up.
9/24/1789: Uranium was discovered.
9/24/1869: Gold market collapses under presidency of Ulysses S. Grant. (Ulyssess pronounced here)
9/24/1898: The octagonal Jubilee Tower (generally called Darwen Tower) at grid reference SD678215 on Darwen Hill overlooking the town of Darwen in Lancashire, England, was completed in 1898 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and also to celebrate the victory of the local people for the right to access the moor. It was opened to the public on 24 September 1898. (Jubilee pronounced here)