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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 20 May 2019

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 Whatsapp

1916  On August - 24 anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1918  Sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On this day in history chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On August - 24 ray McIntire, chemical engineer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1919  "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1923  On this day in history paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1923  On this day in history kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Louis Teicher, pianist (Ferante & Teicher-Exodus) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  39th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats K McKane (36 60 62) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On this day in history a subway wreck occurs under Times Square in New York City.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1932  On this day in history 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 Whatsapp

1932  On this day in history the first transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history australian Antarctic Territory created  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  Republican offensive near Belchite Spain on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  England beat Australia by an innings & 579 runs at The Oval on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Germany and Russia sign a 10-year non-agression pact on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1939  On August - 24 w H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1940  Luftwaffe bombs London on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1942  On August - 24 sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands  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 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 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 August - 24 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  On this day in history birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1217  On August - 24 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  On August - 24 death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  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 August - 24 death of gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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