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Famous Events For August 24 – Today In History

August 24: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 24 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

49 BC – in the second battle of the Bagradas River, Numidians under the command of Publius Attius Varus and King Juba of Numidia defeat Julius Caesar’s general Gaius Scribonius Curio. Curio ends his life to evade seizure
1. August 24, 0079 – Volcano Mt. Vesuvius flare-up to cover Roman Pompeii and Herculaneum and kills 15000
2. August 24, 0410 – the collapse of the Western Roman Empire begins with the conquer of Rome by Visigoths commanded by Alaric I in nearly 800 years

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3. August 24, 1215 – The Magna Carta was declared null and void by Pope Innocent III
4. August 24, 1217 – The English navy vanquishes France at the war of South Foreland
5. August 24, 1349 – 60000 Jews believed to have died in Mainz due to plague
6. August 24, 1349 – to evade baptism, Jews of Cologne Germany commit suicide
7. August 24, 1391 – Jews of Palma Majorca exterminated
8. August 24, 1456 – completion of printing of the Guttenberg Bible
9. August 24, 1511 – seizure of Malacca, the capital of the Sultanate of Malacca by Portugal commanded by Afonso de Albuquerque
10. August 24, 1516 – Mamluk Sultanate was conclusively defeated by the Ottoman at the war of Marj Dabiq
11. August 24, 1542 – Francisco de Orellana, conqueror, arrives in Spain
12. August 24, 1558 – Spain was defeated by the English at the War of Gravelines
13. August 24, 1572 – Roman Catholics start killing Protestants in Paris and extended to other countryside areas in France – St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre
14. August 24, 1608 – 1st British Ambassador arrives in Surat India

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15. August 24, 1662 – The law of standardization needs English to admit the Common Prayer Book
16. August 24, 1682 – Delaware was gifted to English philosopher William Penn by Duke James of York
17. August 24, 1690 – Calcutta, India, was established by Job Charnock

18th Century – What Happened on August 24 – The 1700s

18. August 24, 1704 – The battle of Malaga was the biggest war involving warships in Spanish progress. Though technically inconclusive but termed a planned success for the Grand Athe alliance
19. August 24, 1751 – a sorceress was believed to have been killed by Thomas Colley by drowning her and Thomas Colley was killed
20. August 24, 1787 – Classical Musician and Composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart finishes his violin and piano masterpiece in A, K526

19th Century – August 24 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. August 24, 1814 – many signposts were demolished in Washington DC when the Britishers seized the town
22. August 24, 1816 – agreement of St. Louis authorised at St. Louis, Missouri
23. August 24, 1820 – rebellion by those supporting constitute union at Oporto. Portugal
24. August 24, 1826 – inauguration of the South Willems Port in NetherlNetherlandsgust 24, 1828 – Seizure of Fort De Bus in New Guinea by Dutch forces

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26. August 24, 1831 – Charles Darwin was requested by John Henslow to travel with him on HMS Beagle
27. August 24, 1833 – HMS Beagle arrives in Bahia. Argentina
28. August 24, 1847 – The script of “Jane Eyre” completed by Charlotte Bronte
29. August 24, 1853 – Chef George Crum cooked potato chips for the first time
30. August 24, 1854 – meeting of national migration conference at Cleveland
31. August 24, 1857 – the fear of 1857 starts causing fear of the worse financial calamities in US annals
32. August 24, 1858 – 90 blacks reported to have been detained for learning, as published by “Daily Dispatch”
33. August 24, 1869 – copyright given to Cornelius for stovetop waffle iron
34. August 24, 1870 – The Wolseley Voyage arrives in Manitoba to close the Red Rivtheer Revolt
35. August 24, 1876 – rebellion eliminates carnivals in Amsterdam. 2 died
36. August 24, 1883 – Richard Sears defeats James Dwight in the 3rd US Men’s’ National Championship game (82,6-0, 9-7)
37. August 24, 1891 – Copyright awarded to Thomas Edison for his high-speed camera to capture pictures

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38. On August 24, 1893 sands were killed by a cyclone that hit the coast of Savannah and Charleston

20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 24 – 1900

39. August 24, 1904 – strategic victory for the Japanese e in the war of Liao-Yang, 200000 Japanese fought against 1,50,000 Russians
40. August 24, 1905 – Phillies were defeated by Chicago Cubs, 2-1 in 20 innings
41. August 24, 1907 – Horace Rice vanquishes Harry Parker (6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
42. August 24, 1908 – the results of NY Giants were displayed on electric rhombuses branded as “Compton’s Base Ball Bulletin” at Madison Square Garden
43. August 24, 1909 – cement, stone, and mi, texture poured by workers for construction action of Panama the Canal
44. August 24, 1911 – Manuel d’Arriaga voted for Presidepresidenttugal
45. August 24, 1912 – US Olympian Jim Thorpe was giving a rousing parade, using ticker tape
46. August 24, 1912 – the United States recognized as its province
47. August 24, 1914 – The Belgian /British army was defeated by Germans at the Battle of Bergen
48. August 24, 1914 – Namur, Belgium seized by German the army

49. August 24, 1918 – Chicago Cubs achieve their banner
50. August 24, 1918 – World Series Players were given an exemption by Sect Baker
51. August 24, 1919 – bolt from the blue strikes Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell
52. August 24, 1920, Greece, with the consent of Britain, strikes against Turkish separatists in Asia Minor
53. August 24, 1921 – accident by aircraft R-38, belonging to the British crashed into River Humber killing 44
54. August 24, 1923 – 3-mile run world record achieved by Paavo Nurmi
55. August 24, 1925 – Helen Wills Moody defeats Kathleen Mc Kane Godfree (3-6, 6-0, 6-2) at the 39th US Women’s National Championships
56. August 24, 1929 – traditional Jews in Jerusalem were assaulted by Palestinians
57. August 24, 1929 – agreement for friendship between Turkey and Persia entered into
58. August 24, 1929 – at the 43rd US Women’s National Championship, Helen Wills Moody was victorious

59. August 24, 1931 – no war agreement between France and USSR signed
60. August 24, 1932 – Amelia Earhart, a woman, pilots an aircraft without a break across continent-wide for the first time
61. August 24, 1936 – polar region fashioned by Australia
62. August 24, 1936 – FBI gets approval from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to chase fascists and communists
63. August 24, 1937 – The Spanish Republicans attack near Belchite, Spain
64. August 24, 1937- Italian army vanquishes Basque army in the Civil War
65. August 24, 1938 – England were victorious by 1 innings and 579 runs against Australia at the Oval
66. August 24, 1939 – agreement for 10 year signed between Germany and the USSR
67. August 24, 1940 – air attack on London by Luftwaffe
68. August 24, 1942 – United States Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy encounter off Eastern Solomon

69. August 24, 1942 – French Jews were sent to nazi Germany
70. August 24, 1944 – an attack on Paris by the army commanded by General Le Clerc
71. August 24, 1945 – Bob Feller, Cleveland’s top, comes back from the Navy, and the d scores 1scores August 24, 1949 – The NATO agreement enforced from this day
73. August 24, 1950 – Edith Sampson selected as the 1st African American representative to the UN
74. the August 24, 1950 – 45,000 Yemenite Jews were airlifted to Israel. This event is termed as Operation Magic Carpet – a nickname
75. August 24, 1954 – President Eisenhower bans the Communist party
76. August 24, 1954 – Red China accepted by Internathe National Amateur Athletic Federation
77. August 24, 1956 – Continent-wide travel by helicopter touches Washington DC
78. August 24, 1957 – Jimmy Greaves, English football player debuts for Chelsea
79. August 24, 1958 – LPGA Waterloo Golf Open achieved by Fay Crocker
80. August 24, 1958 – Stockholm marathon achieved by Sergei Popov

81. August 24, 1958 – Golden Lion awarded to “Rickshaw Man” guided by Hiroshi Inagaki at the 19th Venice Film Festival
82. August 24, 1959 – India is defeated d by England and wins 5-0 sequence
83. August 24, 1959 – Hiram L Fong induct was ed as 1st Chinese-American representative and Inouye induct was ed as 1st Japanese-American representative
84. August 24, 1960 – a world record of – 127 F documented in Vostok, Antarctica
85. August 24, 1960- 60 died in a bus accident when it fell the bridge into the Turvo River in Brazil
86. August 24, 1960 – “Tomorrow Is My Turn” guided by Andre Cayatte awarded Golden Lion at the 21st Venice Film Festival
87. August 24, 1961 – Inauguration of the new airline – Windward Islands’ Airways International
88. August 24, 1961 – past leader from South Africa, Johannes Vorster, selected as Minister for Justice in South Africa
89. August 24, 1962 – Leo Durocher, Dodger trainer, suffers from allergic penicillin injection and had a hed a critical stage in the clubhouse at the polo grounds

90. August 24, 1962 – Atomic test carried out by the US at Nevada
91. August 24, 1963 – 200 m freestyle swimming completed in less than 2 minutes for the first time
92. August 24, 1963 – John Pennel completes 17’pole-vault
93. August 24, 1963 – “Hands over the City” guided by Francesco Rosi awarded Golden Lion at the 24th Venice Film Festival
94. August 24, 1964 – Yanks defeat Mets, 6-4, at the 2nd Mayor’s Trophy Game
95. August 24, 1965 – “Sandra” guided by Luchino Visconti awarded Golden Lion at the 26th Venice Film Festival
96. August 24, 1966 – Luna 11, launched by the USSR to circle the Moon
97the . August 24, 1967 – National flag for Liberia created
98. August 24, 1968 – explosive ion of thermonuclear by France at Mururoa Atoll in South Pacific and becomes the 5th country
99. August 24, 1968 – Civil rights activists demonstrate in Northern Ireland and plan many more such demonstrations but another group of supporters demonstrate to ban such marches
100. August 24,1968 – LPGA Tournament of Champs Golf Tournament achieved by Carol Mann
101. August 24, 1969 – Oil interest converted into a public sector in Peru
102. August 24, 1970 – 1 killed at the University of Wisconsin in Madison by an explosion of a mine
103. August 24, 1971 – India defeats England by 4 wickets
104. August 24, 1972 – Yanks defeat Mets 2-1, at the 8th Mayor’s Trophy Game
105. August 24, 1972 – Hockey Hall of Fame given to Gordie Howe and Jean Beliveau
106. August 24, 1973 – 150 runs scored by Garry Sobers at the 26th and last Test Cricket Vs England Lord’s
107. August 24, 1974 – LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open achieved by Sandra Hayne
108. August 24, 1975 – Papadopoulos and two others put to death in Athens
109. August 24, 1975 – LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open achieved by Judy Rankin
110. August 24, 1975 – Portland Timbers were defeated by Tampa Bay Rowdies in the NASL cup, 2-0
111. August 24, 1976 – Soyuz 21 lands on earth
112. August 24, 1978 – below earth atomic detonation by USSR
113. August 24, 1979 – release of postage stamps by the office of the UN at Vienna
114. August 24, 1979 – inauguration of the 36th Film Festival at Venice
115. August 24, 1979 – The symbol of old Patriots adopted by the followers of the NFL
116. August 24, 1980 – Columbia Savings Golf Classic achieved by Beth Daniel
117. August 24, 1980, Jozef Pinkovski was installed as Prime Minister of Poland succeeding Babiuch
118. August 24, 1981 – 1st black American Charles swims across the English  Channel

119. August 24, 1981 – John Lennon’s killer, Mark David Chapman was awarded a life sentence for 20 years
120. August 24, 1983 – Pete Rose of Cincinnati Red Rose finishes successive plays streak at 745
121. August 24, 1984 – LPGA best for 9 holes with a 28, set by Pat Bradley at Denver
122. August 24, 1986 – Atlantic LPGA Golf Classic achieved by Juili IJulir
123. August 24, 1987 – warning notice of likely Martian cyclones
124. August 24, 1989 – a chain of hotels of Holiday Inn sold to British brewery Bass
125. August 24, 1989 – Baseball player involved in betting and gets suspended for life
126. August 24, 1989 – Voyager 2 hovers around Neptune
127. August 24, 1990 – 3500 UN peacekeeping force arrive in Liberia
128. August 24, 1990 – consulates of the US and other countries in Kuwait encircled by the Iraqi army
129. August 24, 1991 – Mikhail Gorbachev steps down from his position as chief of the USSR Cothe Communist Party
130. August 24, 1991 – Cane Pace won by Silky Stallone at Yonkers Raceway
131. August 24, 1991 – Little League World Series won by Taiwan. It was Taiwan’s 15th win
132. August 24, 1992 – USSR grants independence to Ukraine
133. August 24, 1992 – Cyclone Andrew strikes South Florida and kills 35
134. August 24, 1992 – Ambassadorial-level communications recognized between the People’s Republic of China and South Korea
135. August 24, 1993 – Mars Observer goes very near Mars
136. August 24, 1994 – 1500 m freestyle swimming world record created by Kieren Perkins
137. August 24,1994 – 800 m freestyle swimming world record created by Kieren Perkins
138. August 24, 1994 –powers for self-governance to Palestinians in the West Bank in matters relating to education, health, taxation, social welfare, and tourism given by Israel and PLO
139. August 24, 1995 – fire destroys 6000 acres in Hamptons on Long Island
140. August 24, 1995 – Microsoft releases Windows 95 to market
141. August 24, 1997 – Joel Kribel achieves the 97th US Golf Amature Championship
142. August 24, 1997 – Star Bank LPGA achieved by Colleen Wacker
143. August 24, 1997 – The largest known Prime Number (2 to the power of 2976221 – 1) was discovered red by Gordon Spence and known as Mersenne prime
144. August 24, 1998 – legal proceedings against two Libyans accused of blasting 1988 Pan Am was to be tried at The Netherlands
145. August 24, 1998 – The United Kingdom verifies the 1st RFID human implantation

21st Century – August 24 This Day In History – The 2000s

146. August 24, 2000 – discovery of the first compound of Argon, Argon Fluoride, at the University of Helsinki
147. August 24, 2001 – crisis landing of Air Transat Flight 236 in the Azores, due to fuel shortage over the Atlantic Ocean, on the way to Lisbon from Canada,
148. August 24, 2004 – two suicide bombers believed to be women blow up two aircraft flying from Domodedovo International Airport, near Moscow and 89 travelers lost their lives
149. August 24, 2006 – the explanation of “planet” was reworded by the International Astronomical Union so that Pluto to be regarded as a Dwarf Planet
150. August 24, 2006 – Jerry Rice steps down from NFL after signing a contract with the San Francisco 49eers, for one day
151. August 24, 2007 – Inauguration of the 11th World Championship in Athletics at Osaka, Japan
152. August 24, 2008 – valedictory of 29th Olympic Games at Beijing, China
153. August 24, 2008 – nearly 70% world population, (5 billion) watched on TV the Summer Olympics in Beijing
154. August 24, 2011 – Due to Steve Jobs’s inJobs’sosition, Tim Cook takes over as CEO of Apple Inc
155. August 24, 2012 – A deluge due to monsoon rains in Pakistan kills 26 persons
156. August 24, 2012 – many people were killed due to the breaking down of Yangmingtan Bridge in China
157. August 24, 2012 – The South Korean Judiciary found both Apple and Samsung accountable for violation of copyright rules
158. August 24, 2012 – US judiciary in California awards USD 1 billion to Apple as compensation from Samsung for copyright violation
159. August 24, 2013 – helicopter breakdown in the Shetland Islands leaves 4 killed
160. August 24, 2014 – Nurse William Pooley contacted Ebola disease while caring for the sick in Sierra Leone and rushed to the UK for crisis medication
161. August 24, 2015 – a new concept on black holes was postulated by physicist Stephen Hawking while delivering a lecture at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm
162. August 24, 2015 – Facebook was referred by 1 billion clients for the first time as revealed by Mark Zuckerberg
163. August 24, 2016 – the discovery of a planet like Earth named Proxima B circling star Proxima Centauri
164. August 24, 2016 – earthquake of magnitude 8.2 kills 268 and wounds 400 in central Italy, northeast of Rome

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