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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 04 July 2022

1821  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1827  On August - 24 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  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 this day in history.  

1833  On August - 24 adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65  

1837  On August - 24 theodore Dubois, composer  

1839  On this day in history eduard Napravnik, composer  

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  On August - 24 charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1856  Felix Mottl, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1858  On this day in history richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning  

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

1869  On August - 24 waffle iron invented  

1869  Cornelius Swarthout patents waffle iron on August - 24.  

1870  The Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion on August - 24.  

1872  On August - 24 the birth of Sir Max Beerbohm, British writer and caricaturist  

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

1876  On this day in history riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed  

1879  On August - 24 rentaro Taki, composer  

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

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

1888  Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies on August - 24.  

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

1198  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on August - 24.  

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

1358  King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on August - 24.  

1393  Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on August - 24.  

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

1531  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  

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  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  On August - 24 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 August - 24.  

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

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

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