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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 14 May 2021

1943  Phila A's drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On this day in history gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

1950  On August - 24 ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On this day in history communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism  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 August - 24.  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  1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1957  On this day in history british soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1959  On August - 24 hiram L Fong sworn in as first Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as first Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  England complete 5-0 series drubbing of India on this day in history.  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  On this day in history 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1961  Former nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister of justice (if the shoe fits...) on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1964  On this day in history maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1967  On August - 24 liberian flag designed  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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1113  On this day in history 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  Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on August - 24.  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  On August - 24 birth of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1420  On this day in history birth of albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)  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

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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  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1217  On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1371  On August - 24 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 this day in history.  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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