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Historical Events In August - 24

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

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 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  Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy & strike out 12 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1949  On this day in history north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect  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  On this day in history 1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history 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  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 August - 24 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 this day in history.  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 August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history fay Crocker wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65 on this day in history.  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  England complete 5-0 series drubbing of India on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1960  On August - 24 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil  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  On this day in history john Pennel is first to pole-vault 17'  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  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  Liberian flag designed on this day in history.  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  Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on this day in history.  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  On August - 24 birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  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  Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1420  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1103  On this day in history magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies  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 this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  On August - 24 death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  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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