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Historical Events In August - 24

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

1821  New Mexico gains its independence from Spain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  On this day in history emmanuele Muzio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1826  On this day in history netherland's South Willems Port (Bosch-Luik) opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1827  Walter Husted Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On August - 24 dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On this day in history george Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brig General (Confederate Army)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  On this day in history john Henslow asks Charles Darwin to travel with him on HMS Beagle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1837  Theodore Dubois, composer on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1839  On this day in history eduard Napravnik, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  On this day in history joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On this day in history karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre" on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  The first potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs, NY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  1st potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs NY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  National emigration convention meets in Cleveland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On this day in history felix Mottl, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  On this day in history thirty-one people die when ship Lady Bird collides with another vessel off the State of Victoria in Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  The Panic of 1857 begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in U.S. history on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  Ferdinand I VAM, king of Romania on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  On this day in history waffle iron invented  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  Cornelius Swarthout patents waffle iron on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On August - 24 the Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  On August - 24 the birth of Sir Max Beerbohm, British writer and caricaturist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  On August - 24 max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On this day in history riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  Rentaro Taki, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  William Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1358  On this day in history 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  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0079  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on August - 24.  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 this day in history.  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 August - 24.  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  On August - 24 death of gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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