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Historical Events In August - 24

Saturday, 15 January 2022

1669  Alessandro Marcello, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1683  On this day in history meinrad Spiess, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1690  Calcutta, India, is founded by the British East India Company on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1690  On August - 24 job Charnock establishes an English trading post in West Bengal, considered the official founding of India's largest city, Calcutta.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1690  On August - 24 job Charnock founds Calcutta India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1694  On August - 24 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king [or 8/25]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1704  On this day in history sea battle at Malaga  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1712  On August - 24 cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician/astronomer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1712  On this day in history thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1724  On this day in history the birth of George Stubbs, British painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1724  Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1733  On this day in history david Traugott Nicolai, composer  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1770  Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Revenge), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1772  Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) on this day in history.  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  Jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1814  On this day in history british forces captured Washington, DC, & burned down many landmarks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On August - 24 the Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On August - 24 daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1817  On August - 24 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  Jacopo Tomadini, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1113  On this day in history birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1198  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on this day in history.  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 August - 24 birth of king John I of Castile (d. 1390)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1393  On August - 24 birth of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1420  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1103  On this day in history magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1217  On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1313  On August - 24 henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1540  Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1542  On this day in history death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  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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