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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 07 August 2020

1669  On this day in history alessandro Marcello, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1680  On August - 24 death of Colonel (Thomas) Blood, Irish adventurer who stole Crown Jewels from Tower of London in 1671.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1682  On August - 24 duke James of York gives Delaware to William Penn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1683  Meinrad Spiess, composer on August - 24.  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  On August - 24 job Charnock founds Calcutta India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king [or 8/25] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  Sea battle at Malaga on this day in history.  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  On August - 24 thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  On this day in history the birth of George Stubbs, British painter  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On this day in history william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1787  On this day in history wolfgang A Mozart completes his viola sonata in A, K526  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1801  Jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1808  On August - 24 benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  British sack Washington, DC, White House burned on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  Washington, D.C. is burned by the British on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On this day in history 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  On this day in history constitutionalist insurrection at Oporto, Portugal; see Portugal's crises of the Nineteenth Century.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  Jacopo Tomadini, composer on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1113  On this day in history birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1210  On this day in history 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  Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 24

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

1103  On this day in history 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  Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  On this day in history 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 August - 24.  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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