According to Gregory calendar, on August 24, the day number in a year is 237 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 238. August 24 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 24 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1215Pope Innocent III outlawed the historic Magna Carta of Britain.
1456In Germany, the first copy of the Bible was printed from the chapel. It is also known as the Gutenberg Bible.
1456The oldest known version of the Gutenberg Bible, the first secret book built on a printing press, was completed.
1482The Anglo-Scotish Wars-Barkvic-on-Twed and the border palace were occupied by the British Army, the border city.
1690Job Carnock laid the foundation of the city of Calcutta (now Kolkata).
1814In the 1812 war, the British Army attacked Washington, DC, which was set on fire in various American government buildings, now also included White House.
1816The Treaty of St. Louis signed in St. Louis, Missouri.
1820A constitutional revolt ended in Oporto Portugal.
1821The Treaty of Cordoba was signed in Cordoba, Verakruz, confirmed Iguala's plan and concluded the freedom struggle of Mexico.
1853New York chef George Crum made potato chips for the first time.
1857The terror of 1857 was one of the most severe economic crises in US history.
1857New York City Branch of Ohio Life Insurance and Trustco. After a widespread embezzlement collapsed, a serious crisis arose, causing about 5,000 businesses to fail.
1889Mainly Maori New Zealand-native football team played the longest match at Rugby Unionstroke in the last match of their 107-game tour.
1892Gudison Park in Liverpool, England, which is one of the world's first built football grounds.
1908Sultan Abdalziz of Morocco has been discouraged after much conflict, and his brother Abd al-Hafid was succeeded by Morocco
1925Social reformer Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar died.
1926Pavlos Kuntorotis was sworn in as the President of Greece.
1941Adolf Hitler ordered the official termination of the mentally ill and disabled T4Euthanasia program, although secretly murdered for the remaining of the war.
1942World War aircraft carrier Sharatoga drowned Japanese aircraft Ryujo near Santa Izabel, Solomon Island to win a friendly country from Saratoga.
1963The Buddhist crisis-American Foreign Department ordered Ambassador South Cabot Lodge, Junior to voluntarily encourage officers of South Vietnamese army to take out Nago Dinh Dim to remove Nago Dinh Nu from his power status.
1966U.S.S.R launched Luna 11 for classes around the moon.
1968After the first hydrogen bombings, France became the fifth largest nuclear power in the world.
1973The Eastern encephalitis of the horse and the horse's brain -infected disease has killed 50 horses in the month and surrounding states. The cause of the disease is insecticide, malathion, which is spread over thousands of acres to kill mosquitoes.
1992China and South Korea established diplomatic relations.
1992Hurricane Andrew created the third most powerful category 5 system in South Florida, which was built to hit the United States during the 20th decade.
1995Microsoft Windows-95 started selling.
1995Microsoft released Windows 95.
1998The first RFID human implantation was tested in the United Kingdom.
2004Nearly 90 people died after suicide bomber attacked the attackers flying out of Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow.
2005Heavy floods in Switzerland, Austria and Germany evacuated thousands of people.
2006The International Astronomical Union (IAU) first determined the term 'planet' and announced that Pluto was not more part of our solar system, it was declared as 'dwarf planet'. In a meeting in Prague, 2,500 scientists decided by votes that Pluto would no longer be considered a planet in the scientific community.
2006The International Astronomical Union re -defined 'Planet', re -classified Pluto as a dwarf planet as it did not see the neighborhood around its orbit.
2011Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple Inc.
2012The United States Anti-Doping Agency says it will refuse former professional road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong for life and suggests that his record be taken away from seven tour de France.
2012American cyclist Lance Armstrong was removed from his seven Tour Day France title by the United States Anti-Doping Agency to use illegal performance drugs.
2014Hollywood veteran actor Sir Richard Attenbarra passed away.
2015American football player and coach Charlie Coffee passed away.
410Rome was first dismissed for the first time in 800 years, by Vivigoths under Alvik I.
49The Caesar's civil war-wise Caesar for Jiusius was crushed by the Popbean Republican under the Popbalus Etius Vrus of the Seemaepee under the leadership of Giuscribonius Curiio and King Juba I.
79According to estimates based on Codex Laurentious Medicus, Mount Vesuvius buried cities of Pompei, Harkulanium and StabaiA, Italy.
79 ईस्वीThe eruption of the Mount Vesuvius volcano submerged the ashes of the Roman city of Pompeii and Herculaneum volcano. Due to which 15,000 people died.

Important Historical Events of 24 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1600The first ship of the East India Company, Hector, reached the coast of Surat.
1910ITC Limited purchased India's third largest tobacco company in Kolkata.
1969VV Giri became the fourth President of India.
1971India defeated England by four wickets in the Oval Cricket Test match and recorded their first win on the ground.
1974Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed became the fifth President of India.
2008In the Indian state of West Bengal, protesters made the 'siege' of the factory that manufactured Tata Nano, so that there would be a struggle over the acquisition of land.
2009About 200 children are killed and around 900 are hospitalized due to the disease, Japanese encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh, India.
2010India announced plans by digging the group Vedanta to remove bauxite in Orissa due to environmental concerns.

Important Days of 24 August National & International Days 🏁

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Famous People's Birthdays on 24 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1908Shivaram Rajguru / Freedom Fighter / India
1908Shivaram Rajguru / Activist / India
1908Shivram Rajguru / Freedom Fighter / India
1918Sikander Bakht / Politician / India
1927Anjali Devi / Actress / India
1934A. Sivasailam / Industrialist / India
1969Mukesh Tiwari / Actor / India
1983Aditi Sharma / Actress / India

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