Historical Events In September - 24
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1996 On this day in history iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, egyptologist, dies at 87
1997 Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron, dies at 47 on September - 24.
1998 The U.S. Treasury began circulating the newly-redesigned $20 bill on September - 24.
2005 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 on this day in history.
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 this day in history communist Party of China Central Political Bureau committee member, Shanghai Municipal Party Committee Secretary Chen Liangyu is dismissed for alleged corruption charges.
2006 Europe win the Ryder Cup in Ireland on September - 24.
2007 On this day in history india won the ICC Twenty20 WorldCup beating Pakistan by 5 runs.
2007 Labour Party Conferences in Bournemouth at which Gordon Brown addresses delegates for the first time as Prime Minister on September - 24.
2012 Books by Japanese authors or about Japan are suspended by Chinese bookstores on this day in history.
2013 515 people are killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan on September - 24.
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 this day in history plastic polystyrene rubbish discovered for first time only 1,000 miles from the north pole by international team of scientists
2017 On this day in history leBron James calls President Donald Trump "U Bum" in a tweet in response to Trump's comments about Stephen Curry
2018 On this day in history real Madrid midfielder & Croatian World Cup captain Luka Modrić 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
2018 Ebola virus has caused 69 deaths and sickened 150 people according to Ministry of Heath in Democratic Republic of Congo on this day in history.
2018 Pakyong Airport, India's 100th airport, is opened in the Himalayan mountains at 1,400 meters by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September - 24.