Historical Events In September - 24
Sunday, 15 December 2019
1996 On September - 24 iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, egyptologist, dies at 87
1997 On this day in history jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron, dies at 47
1998 The U.S. Treasury began circulating the newly-redesigned $20 bill on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history hurricane Rita hits the U.S. Gulf Coast. The 9th Ward section of New Orleans floods for the 2nd time in a month and a half. Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama are also affected.
2005 Worldwide protests against the Iraq War around the world, with over 150,00 protestors in Washington DC. See Opposition to the Iraq War on this day in history.
2006 On September - 24 communist Party of China Central Political Bureau committee member, Shanghai Municipal Party Committee Secretary Chen Liangyu is dismissed for alleged corruption charges.
2006 On this day in history europe win the Ryder Cup in Ireland.
2007 India won the ICC Twenty20 WorldCup beating Pakistan by 5 runs on September - 24.
2007 On September - 24 labour Party Conferences in Bournemouth at which Gordon Brown addresses delegates for the first time as Prime Minister.
2012 Books by Japanese authors or about Japan are suspended by Chinese bookstores on September - 24.
2013 On this day in history 515 people are killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan
2017 NFL players kneal, lock arms or stay in their dressing room during the anthem in protests against comments made by President Donald Trump on this day in history.
2017 On September - 24 plastic polystyrene rubbish discovered for first time only 1,000 miles from the north pole by international team of scientists
2017 On September - 24 leBron James calls President Donald Trump "U Bum" in a tweet in response to Trump's comments about Stephen Curry
2018 Real Madrid midfielder & Croatian World Cup captain Luka ModriÄ‡ is named world's best male player at the FIFA Awards in London; Brazil & Orlando Pride forward Marta best female player; France's Didier Deschamps best men's coach on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history ebola virus has caused 69 deaths and sickened 150 people according to Ministry of Heath in Democratic Republic of Congo
2018 Pakyong Airport, India's 100th airport, is opened in the Himalayan mountains at 1,400 meters by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this day in history.