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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 14 May 2021

1889  Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1890  On this day in history duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1891  On this day in history 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  Jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  On this day in history john F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74  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 August - 24 albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

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

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

1905  On August - 24 donald Douglas, Scotland, actor (I Love You Again)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1906  Cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game on August - 24.  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal on August - 24.  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  On this day in history manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Alaska becomes a U.S. territory on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1912  Territory of Alaska organized on this day in history.  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  On August - 24 durward Kirby, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Garry Moore Show)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Dorothy Comingore, [Linda Winters], LA CA, actress (Citizen Kane) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On this day in history battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Alice B[radley] Sheldon, US, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful) on this day in history.  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1198  On August - 24 birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  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  King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on August - 24.  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  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  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  Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1313  Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on this day in history.  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  Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on this day in history.  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 August - 24 death of gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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