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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 14 May 2021

1669  On this day in history alessandro Marcello, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1680  On this day in history death of Colonel (Thomas) Blood, Irish adventurer who stole Crown Jewels from Tower of London in 1671.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1682  On this day in history duke James of York gives Delaware to William Penn  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1683  Meinrad Spiess, composer on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1690  Job Charnock founds Calcutta India on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1704  Sea battle at Malaga on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1712  Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54 on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1725  On this day in history johann Balthasar Kehl, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1733  David Traugott Nicolai, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1751  On August - 24 thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1759  William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1759  On this day in history ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1772  Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1789  On August - 24 the birth of James Wedell, Scottish Antarctic explorer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1801  On this day in history jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1814  On this day in history british sack Washington, DC, White House burned  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1814  On this day in history washington, D.C. is burned by the British.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1814  British forces captured Washington, DC, & burned down many landmarks on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On this day in history the Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On this day in history daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1817  On this day in history aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [OS]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1820  On August - 24 constitutionalist insurrection at Oporto, Portugal; see Portugal's crises of the Nineteenth Century.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1820  On August - 24 jacopo Tomadini, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1198  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1210  Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1358  On this day in history birth of king John I of Castile (d. 1390)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1393  Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1531  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1313  On this day in history henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1371  On August - 24 death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1542  Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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