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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 20 May 2019

1968  On this day in history france became world's 5th thermonuclear power  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1968  Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies on this day in history.  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  On this day in history gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 59 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76 on August - 24.  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  Michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1979  On August - 24 uN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps  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  Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for Lennon's murder on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1982  Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for S Africa), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), dies at 64 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1985  On this day in history paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes on August - 24.  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  Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49 on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti on August - 24.  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 this day in history voyager 2 flies past Neptune  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On August - 24 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 this day in history ukraine declares independence from the USSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1992  On this day in history hurricane Andrew hits the Florida coast, killing 20 people and causing billions of dollars in property damage.  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  Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101 on this day in history.  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  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  On this day in history birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1210  On August - 24 birth of floris IV, Count of Holland  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 August - 24 birth of albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0079  On this day in history death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.  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  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  Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On this day in history death of gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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