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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 14 May 2021

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  Anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian on August - 24.  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  On this day in history sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France  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  On August - 24 ray McIntire, chemical engineer  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  On August - 24 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1921  On this day in history sam Tingle, Zimbabwean racing driver  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1923  On August - 24 kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  Louis Teicher, pianist (Ferante & Teicher-Exodus) on August - 24.  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  On this day in history roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  A subway wreck occurs under Times Square in New York City on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1932  On August - 24 the first transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1932  1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart on August - 24.  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 this day in history germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On this day in history germany and Russia sign a 10-year non-agression pact.  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

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

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

1940  Luftwaffe bombs London on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1113  On August - 24 birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  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  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on August - 24.  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 August - 24 birth of king John I of Castile (d. 1390)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1393  On this day in history 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  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1313  Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1371  Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on August - 24.  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 August - 24.  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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