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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 14 May 2021

1995  On this day in history microsoft holds a party for 2,000 industry dignitaries on its Redmond, WA campus, as it introduces the Windows 95 personal computer operating system to the world. (Our webmaster was one of those who attended the event, along with Bill Gates and Jay Leno.)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On this day in history erich Geiringer, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On this day in history ahmed Bahauddin, journalist, dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On this day in history phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist, dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  Hong Kong High Court Judge Michael Hartmann rules that sodomy laws were unconstitutional on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  The International Astronomical Union defines 'planet' at its 26th General Assembly, demoting Pluto to the status of 'dwarf planet' more than 70 years after its discovery on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  The 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  Monsoon rains and floods kill 26 people in Pakistan on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2013  4 people are killed in a helicopter crash in the Shetland Islands on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2014  On this day in history nurse William Pooley flies back to the UK for emergency treatment after contracting Ebola virus after attempting to treat patients in Sierra Leone  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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2017  On August - 24 largest-ever lottery jackpot win in the US - $758.7m won by Mavis Wanczyk of Massachusetts in US Powerball Jackpot  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist letter to President Trump demanding he stop using the band's songs at rallies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Scott Morrison becomes Prime Minister of Australia after defeating Peter Dutton in a leadership spill, replacing Malcolm Turnbull on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On August - 24 french Open Tennis bans Serena Williams ' black Nike catsuit from future tournaments citing 'respect for the game and the place'  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On August - 24 scott Morrison succeeds Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister of Australia following a Liberal Party leadership ballot.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2019  On August - 24 brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro orders the army to help contain fires in the Amazon after widespread environmental destruction, wildlife loss and international criticism  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1113  On August - 24 birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1198  King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1210  On this day in history 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 August - 24.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1531  On this day in history birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  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  On this day in history magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies  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  On this day in history 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  On August - 24 death of gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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