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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 23 May 2022

1889  Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  Thomas Edison patents motion picture camera on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On August - 24 alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history tornado destroys coast of Savannah & Charleston, about 1000 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  On this day in history jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  On this day in history phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  On this day in history albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  On August - 24 johan J Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On this day in history preston Foster, Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  On this day in history fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization & Capitalism)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  On August - 24 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  On August - 24 rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On this day in history donald Douglas, Scotland, actor (I Love You Again)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1906  On this day in history cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1906  On August - 24 alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  Pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  On this day in history workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Ronnie Grieveson, S Afr cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Bernhard Heiden, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On August - 24 alaska becomes a U.S. territory.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  NYC ticker tape parade for Jim Thorpe & victorious US olympians on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Territory of Alaska organized on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On this day in history uS passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition the govt  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Durward Kirby, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Garry Moore Show) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Dorothy Comingore, [Linda Winters], LA CA, actress (Citizen Kane) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On August - 24 battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On August - 24 alice B[radley] Sheldon, US, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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  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  On August - 24 birth of floris IV, Count of Holland  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 this day in history birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on this day in history.  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 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  Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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