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Historical Events In August - 24

Thursday, 21 March 2019

1669  On August - 24 alessandro Marcello, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1680  Death of Colonel (Thomas) Blood, Irish adventurer who stole Crown Jewels from Tower of London in 1671 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1680  On this day in history ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1682  Duke James of York gives Delaware to William Penn on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1683  On August - 24 meinrad Spiess, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  On this day in history calcutta, India, is founded by the British East India Company.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  Job Charnock establishes an English trading post in West Bengal, considered the official founding of India's largest city, Calcutta on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  Job Charnock founds Calcutta India on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king [or 8/25] on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On August - 24 sea battle at Malaga  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1712  Cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1712  Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  The birth of George Stubbs, British painter on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1725  Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1733  David Traugott Nicolai, composer on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1751  Thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On August - 24 william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On August - 24 ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On August - 24 thomas Chatterton, English poet (Revenge), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1787  Wolfgang A Mozart completes his viola sonata in A, K526 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1787  James Weddell, Ostend England, Antarctic explorer (Weddell Sea) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1789  On this day in history the birth of James Wedell, Scottish Antarctic explorer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1801  Jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1808  On this day in history benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On August - 24 british sack Washington, DC, White House burned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On August - 24 washington, D.C. is burned by the British.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On August - 24 british forces captured Washington, DC, & burned down many landmarks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  Daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [OS] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  Constitutionalist insurrection at Oporto, Portugal; see Portugal's crises of the Nineteenth Century on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On this day in history jacopo Tomadini, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1210  On August - 24 birth of floris IV, Count of Holland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1393  On this day in history birth of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1531  On this day in history birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0079  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  On August - 24 magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1217  Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1313  Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1540  On August - 24 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1572  Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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