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Historical Events In August - 24

Sunday, 07 March 2021

1821  New Mexico gains its independence from Spain on August - 24.  

1821  Emmanuele Muzio, composer on August - 24.  

1826  Netherland's South Willems Port (Bosch-Luik) opens on this day in history.  

1827  Walter Husted Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 on August - 24.  

1828  On August - 24 dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea  

1828  George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brig General (Confederate Army) on August - 24.  

1831  On this day in history john Henslow asks Charles Darwin to travel with him on HMS Beagle  

1833  HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina on this day in history.  

1833  Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 on August - 24.  

1837  Theodore Dubois, composer on August - 24.  

1839  Eduard Napravnik, composer on August - 24.  

1840  Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89 on August - 24.  

1841  On this day in history karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36  

1842  On this day in history edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)  

1847  Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre" on August - 24.  

1853  On August - 24 the first potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs, NY)  

1853  1st potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs NY) on this day in history.  

1854  On August - 24 national emigration convention meets in Cleveland  

1854  Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on August - 24.  

1856  On August - 24 felix Mottl, composer  

1857  Thirty-one people die when ship Lady Bird collides with another vessel off the State of Victoria in Australia on August - 24.  

1857  On this day in history the Panic of 1857 begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in U.S. history.  

1858  Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning on August - 24.  

1865  On this day in history ferdinand I VAM, king of Romania  

1869  On August - 24 waffle iron invented  

1869  Cornelius Swarthout patents waffle iron on this day in history.  

1870  On this day in history the Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion.  

1872  The birth of Sir Max Beerbohm, British writer and caricaturist on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review)  

1876  On August - 24 riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed  

1879  Rentaro Taki, composer on this day in history.  

1880  On this day in history miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat  

1886  On August - 24 william Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships  

1888  On this day in history rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1113  On August - 24 birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  

1113  On August - 24 birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  

1198  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on this day in history.  

1210  On this day in history birth of floris IV, Count of Holland  

1358  King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on this day in history.  

1393  On August - 24 birth of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)  

1420  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on this day in history.  

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on August - 24.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On this day in history death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)  

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.  

1217  Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on August - 24.  

1313  On this day in history henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  

1371  Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on August - 24.  

1540  Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on this day in history.  

1542  Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on August - 24.  

1572  On this day in history death of gaspard de Ch√Ętillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  

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