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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 20 May 2019

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 August - 24 ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1948  The birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1950  1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 24 ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1954  On August - 24 communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China on August - 24.  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  1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1958  On August - 24 fay Crocker wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history john G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1963  John Pennel is first to pole-vault 17' on this day in history.  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 this day in history 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 August - 24 amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1113  On this day in history birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on this day in history.  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  King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on August - 24.  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  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 24

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0079  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on this day in history.  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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