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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies on this day in history.  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  Gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1973  On this day in history 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  On August - 24 soyuz 21 returns to Earth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1979  On August - 24 uN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1982  On August - 24 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 this day in history.  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  Paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78 on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes on this day in history.  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 this day in history leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  On August - 24 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  On this day in history voyager 2 flies past Neptune  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Ukraine declares independence from the USSR on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99 on this day in history.  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  On this day in history professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On this day in history jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1113  On August - 24 birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1210  On August - 24 birth of floris IV, Count of Holland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1358  King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1393  On this day in history 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

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1313  On August - 24 henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1371  Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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