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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 21 June 2021

1821  On this day in history new Mexico gains its independence from Spain.  

1821  On August - 24 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  On this day in history dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1847  On this day in history charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"  

1853  On this day in history 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  National emigration convention meets in Cleveland on August - 24.  

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

1856  On this day in history felix Mottl, composer  

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  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 this day in history waffle iron invented  

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

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

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

1872  Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review) on August - 24.  

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

1879  On August - 24 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 August - 24.  

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 August - 24.  

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

1198  On this day in history birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  

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

1358  On this day in history birth of king John I of Castile (d. 1390)  

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

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

1531  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 August - 24.  

1572  Death of Gaspard de Ch√Ętillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on this day in history.  

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