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Historical Events In August - 24

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1821  On August - 24 new Mexico gains its independence from Spain.  

1821  On this day in history emmanuele Muzio, composer  

1826  Netherland's South Willems Port (Bosch-Luik) opens on August - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1828  George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.  

1831  John Henslow asks Charles Darwin to travel with him on HMS Beagle on August - 24.  

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

1833  On this day in history adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65  

1837  On August - 24 theodore Dubois, composer  

1839  Eduard Napravnik, composer on August - 24.  

1840  Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1841  On August - 24 karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36  

1842  Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) on this day in history.  

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

1853  The first potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs, NY) on this day in history.  

1853  1st potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs NY) on August - 24.  

1854  National emigration convention meets in Cleveland on August - 24.  

1854  Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on this day in history.  

1856  On August - 24 felix Mottl, composer  

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

1857  The Panic of 1857 begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in U.S. history on August - 24.  

1858  On August - 24 richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning  

1865  Ferdinand I VAM, king of Romania on this day in history.  

1869  On this day in history waffle iron invented  

1869  On this day in history cornelius Swarthout patents waffle iron  

1870  On August - 24 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  On this day in history rentaro Taki, composer  

1880  On August - 24 miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat  

1886  William Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships on this day in history.  

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

1113  On this day in history birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  

1198  On August - 24 birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  

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

1358  On August - 24 birth of king John I of Castile (d. 1390)  

1393  Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  

1420  On this day in history birth of albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)  

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on August - 24.  

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

1217  On August - 24 eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  

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

1371  On this day in history death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  

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

1542  On August - 24 death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  

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

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