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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 03 October 2022

1916  On this day in history official inauguration of the Australian Comforts Fund (ACF) The ACF coordinated the activities of the various State "patriotic funds" set up in 1914 to collect money to send comfort parcels to service personnel overseas  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On this day in history anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  On August - 24 dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Ray McIntire, chemical engineer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On August - 24 cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Battle of Sakaray Valley begins between Turkey & Greece on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Sam Tingle, Zimbabwean racing driver on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  1st Phillie to hit for cycle (Cy Williams) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  Helena Carter, [Helen Rickerts], US model/actress (River Lady) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  Louis Teicher, pianist (Ferante & Teicher-Exodus) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On this day in history 39th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats K McKane (36 60 62)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  A subway wreck occurs under Times Square in New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1931  France & USSR sign neutrality/no attack treaty on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1932  Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the U.S. nonstop, completing a 19-hour flight from Los Angeles to Newark, NJ on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1932  The first transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1932  On this day in history 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  On August - 24 australian Antarctic Territory created  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On this day in history republican offensive near Belchite Spain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  England beat Australia by an innings & 579 runs at The Oval on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On August - 24 germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On August - 24 germany and Russia sign a 10-year non-agression pact.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On August - 24 last man hanged in New South Wales axe murderer John Trevor Kelly.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On this day in history last man hanged in New South Wales: axe murderer John Trevor Kelly.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On August - 24 luftwaffe bombs London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On August - 24 paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On this day in history sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1420  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On this day in history death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)  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 August - 24 death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  On August - 24 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1542  On August - 24 death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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