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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 03 August 2020

1943  On August - 24 phila A's drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 24 gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy & strike out 12 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  The birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 24 operation Magic Carpet-45,000 Yemenite Jews move to Israel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1951  On August - 24 bill Veeck's "Fans Managers' Night," Browns defeat A's 5-3; Browns coaches hold up placards for fans to vote on  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history international Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On August - 24 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On August - 24 the birth of Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  British soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Albert Edward Sammons, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Fay Crocker wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Hiram L Fong sworn in as first Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as first Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  England complete 5-0 series drubbing of India on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 24 -127 F (-88ø C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 24 -127°F (-88°C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Former nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister of justice (if the shoe fits...) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  John Pennel is first to pole-vault 17' on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  USSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On August - 24 liberian flag designed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Mobs from China repeatedly attack British positions along 27km Hong Kong border and are driven off with tear gas on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65  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  On August - 24 birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  On this day in history birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1210  Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1358  On August - 24 birth of king John I of Castile (d. 1390)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1393  Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on August - 24.  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  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on this day in history.  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 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 August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  On August - 24 death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on this day in history.  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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