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Historical Events In August - 24

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1821  New Mexico gains its independence from Spain on this day in history.  

1821  Emmanuele Muzio, composer on August - 24.  

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

1827  On this day in history walter Husted Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1828  Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea on August - 24.  

1828  On August - 24 george Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

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

1833  HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina on August - 24.  

1833  Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history theodore Dubois, composer  

1839  On August - 24 eduard Napravnik, composer  

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

1841  Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36 on August - 24.  

1842  Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) on August - 24.  

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 August - 24.  

1854  On August - 24 national emigration convention meets in Cleveland  

1854  On August - 24 nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer  

1856  Felix Mottl, composer on this day in history.  

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

1857  On August - 24 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 this day in history.  

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

1869  Waffle iron invented on August - 24.  

1869  On August - 24 cornelius Swarthout patents waffle iron  

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

1872  The birth of Sir Max Beerbohm, British writer and caricaturist on August - 24.  

1872  Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review) on this day in history.  

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

1879  On this day in history rentaro Taki, composer  

1880  Miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat on August - 24.  

1886  William Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships on August - 24.  

1888  Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on this day in history.  

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on this day in history.  

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  Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  

1420  On August - 24 birth of albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)  

1531  On this day in history birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On August - 24 death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)  

1103  On this day in history magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies  

1217  On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  

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 this day in history.  

1540  On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)  

1542  Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on this day in history.  

1572  On August - 24 death of gaspard de Ch√Ętillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  

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