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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 14 August 2020

1968  On August - 24 france became world's 5th thermonuclear power  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  France becomes a nuclear power, exploding a hydrogen bomb in the South Pacific on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On August - 24 cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On August - 24 royal Commission in Australia finds women in public service work in poor conditions and are underpaid and had limited promotion prospect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Charles H Revson, US cosmetic magnate, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On August - 24 soyuz 21 returns to Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1976  On this day in history michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Louis Prima, singer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  UN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Mark Chapman begins a life sentence for killing 'Beatles' legend John Lennon on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On August - 24 mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for Lennon's murder  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Mark David Chapman, convicted assassin of ex-Beatle John Lennon, is sentenced in New York to 20-years-to-life in prison on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On August - 24 jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for S Africa), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On August - 24 leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On August - 24 cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On August - 24 voyager 2 flies past Neptune  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On August - 24 gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On August - 24 ukraine declares independence from the USSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On August - 24 abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Hurricane Andrew hits the Florida coast, killing 20 people and causing billions of dollars in property damage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23 on this day in history.  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  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 this day in history birth of albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  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  On August - 24 magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1217  Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1313  On August - 24 henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  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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