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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 03 August 2020

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

1889  Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On August - 24 duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Thomas Edison patents motion picture camera on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Tornado destroys coast of Savannah & Charleston, about 1000 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On August - 24 jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  On this day in history john F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1899  Johan J Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On August - 24 preston Foster, Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization & Capitalism) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On this day in history 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On this day in history chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1906  Cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On this day in history alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1909  On August - 24 workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On this day in history ronnie Grieveson, S Afr cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Bernhard Heiden, composer on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On August - 24 manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On August - 24 alaska becomes a U.S. territory.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  NYC ticker tape parade for Jim Thorpe & victorious US olympians on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On August - 24 territory of Alaska organized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  US passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition the govt on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  Durward Kirby, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Garry Moore Show) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history dorothy Comingore, [Linda Winters], LA CA, actress (Citizen Kane)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history alice B[radley] Sheldon, US, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful)  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  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on this day in history.  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 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  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0079  On August - 24 death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.  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  On August - 24 henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  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  Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on this day in history.  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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