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Historical Events In August - 24

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1968  France became world's 5th thermonuclear power on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  France becomes a nuclear power, exploding a hydrogen bomb in the South Pacific on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On August - 24 bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1973  On August - 24 billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Royal Commission in Australia finds women in public service work in poor conditions and are underpaid and had limited promotion prospect on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Charles H Revson, US cosmetic magnate, dies at 69 on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Soyuz 21 returns to Earth on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1976  On August - 24 michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On August - 24 louis Prima, singer, dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  UN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On this day in history mark Chapman begins a life sentence for killing 'Beatles' legend John Lennon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On this day in history mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for Lennon's murder  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Mark David Chapman, convicted assassin of ex-Beatle John Lennon, is sentenced in New York to 20-years-to-life in prison on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On this day in history jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for S Africa), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1985  STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1987  On this day in history announcement of possible Martian tornadoes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1989  On this day in history cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  Voyager 2 flies past Neptune on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1991  Ukraine declares independence from the USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On August - 24 andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On August - 24 jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23  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  On this day in history birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1198  On August - 24 birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  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  King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on August - 24.  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  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.  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  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on this day in history.  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  Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on this day in history.  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  On August - 24 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1542  On this day in history death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  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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