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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 02 December 2022

1943  Phila A's drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On this day in history cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy & strike out 12  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1949  On August - 24 north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On this day in history north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  Operation Magic Carpet-45,000 Yemenite Jews move to Israel on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1950  Ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  Communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  Getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1957  The birth of Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On August - 24 british soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1958  On August - 24 fay Crocker wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On this day in history england complete 5-0 series drubbing of India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1960  60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1962  Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74 on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1966  On August - 24 uSSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Liberian flag designed on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65 on August - 24.  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  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on this day in history.  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  Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on this day in history.  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 August - 24.  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  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1371  On this day in history death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  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 this day in history.  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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