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Historical Events In August - 24

Sunday, 26 May 2019

1889  On this day in history simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On this day in history jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies  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  On August - 24 thomas Edison patents motion picture camera  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On August - 24 alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer  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 this day in history jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  On August - 24 john F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

1905  Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings on this day in history.  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  On this day in history cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1907  On this day in history pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58  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  Ronnie Grieveson, S Afr cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  On this day in history bernhard Heiden, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal on August - 24.  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  Alaska becomes a U.S. territory on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1912  On August - 24 durward Kirby, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Garry Moore Show)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1914  Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  On August - 24 birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1210  On August - 24 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  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0079  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1313  Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on this day in history.  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 August - 24 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 this day in history death of gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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