According to Gregory calendar, on December 24, the day number in a year is 359 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 360. December 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 December in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1294Bonifase VIII started his population replacing St. Sleestine V, after which he announced that it was allowed to resign a Pope, and then did so immediately.
1524Portuguese sailor and explorer Vasco di Gama died in Kochi.
1715Sweden's army captured Norway.
1726The city of Montevideo was founded by the Spaniards.
1777Captain James Cook discovered Kirimati Christmas Island).
1777A campaign led by English explorer James Cook reached the Christmas island, the largest coral atol in the world.
1798Russia and Britain signed the second anti-French alliance.
1818The Christmas Carol's silent night (audio characteristics) of Josephmohar and Franz Grube was first displayed in a church in Austria.
1865Six Confederated giants of the US Civil War founded Ku Clux Klan, which would later become a white dominant group.
1894The first medical conference was held in Calcutta.
1906Reginald a fessenden became a 1st to broadcast music on radio (mass).
1912Irving Fisher patented the collection system through 'index cadres'.
1913Seventy people died due to a stampede after a stampede at a crowded Christmas party in Calmet, Michigan, USA.
1914British and German soldiers disrupted the First World War to celebrate Christmas, which led to Christmas.
1921Rabindranath Tagore established Visva Bharati University in Shanti Niketan.
19248 people were killed in a plane crash at Croydon Airfield, London.
1936For the first time, John Lawrence used radioactive isotope medication on the patient.
1953On North Island, New Zealand, in Tangivai, a railway bridge was damaged by Ek Lahar and fell under a passenger train, killing 151 people.
1954Laos was liberated by France.
1955Norad Tracks Santa program began when the children began calling the Continental Air Defense Command Center to inquire about the whereabouts of Santa Claus due to a wrong printed phone number.
1956Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor was born.
1964Bombing at the Brinds Hotel in Saigon.
1966Mark Hellingor theater closed in New York City after Joyful Shore 12 demonstrations.
1968NASA Apollo 8 Mission's astronaut William Anders, first traveled to revolve around the moon, took the famous picture 'Arthurise ' (Figure), which showed the Earth rising above the lunar surface.
1971Peru Airlines Airlines Crashes on Amazon's Headwater, after 10 days, all of them die except Julian Margaret Kopake.
1973Mohammad Mohammedullah became the acting president of Bangladesh.
1973EV Ramaswamy Naikar died in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
1973The United States Congress approved the home government of Washington, DC, allowing the residents to elect their mayor and city council.
1979The first European Ariane rocket was launched.
1979The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. The attack was carried out on the pretext of the 1978 Soviet Afghan Friendship Treaty.
1980Witnesses reported that the unexplained lights were seen several times in the sky near RAF Woodbridge in Randleshm Forest, Safok, England.
1982Virginia is ranked 77–72 in # 1 place in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic with a student's body of only 850 students.
1989The country's first amusement park 'Accel World' opened in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra.
1990Ramsevak Shankar was removed as Suriname's President by a military coup.
2000Renowned chess player Vishwanathan Anand became world champion.
2008Lords Resistance Army, the rebel group of Uganda, started attacks on several villages in Hut-Ule District, Democratic Republic the Congo, resulting in at least 400 deaths and several atrocities.
2011The Cuban government announced the release of 2900 prisoners.
2011The world's oldest artist, Dutch actor and singer Johanas Haster dies at the age of 108.
2012The government of Pakistan announced that it would recognize the Republic of Kosovo.
2012A video of the latest test of the company's Grasshopper rocket with vertical takeoff and vertical landing has been released; The rocket rose up 131 feet, mounted and landed safely on the landing pad on 17 December 2012.
2013Obamekar is the last day to avoid punishment, today is the last day when patients in the US can sign up for patient protection and inexpensive care act.
2013Pope Benedict, before celebrating the Christmas month of Pope Francis, goes to the sixteenth house of his retirement.
2014A living Ebola sample accidentally a U.S. Centers for Disease Control are sent to the laboratory which does not meet safety and safety standards to deal with the virus; A laboratory worker is being monitored for 21 days due to possible risk.
759The poet Do Fu, the poet of the Tang dynasty, left for Chengdu with his fellow poet Pei Di, where he composed poems about his life.

Important Historical Events of 24 December in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1932England great batsman Colin Cowdrey was born in the city of Bangalore, India. He was the first cricketer in the world to play 100 Tests. He played a total of 114 Tests.

Important Days of 24 December National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
National Consumer DayNational Day
Libya Independence DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 24 December 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1916P. Shilu Ao / Politician / India
1924Mohammad Rafi / Singer / India
1924Mohammed Rafi / Singer / India
1932Colin Cowdrey / Cricketer / India
1942Indra Bania / Actor / India
1944Oswald Gracias / Cardinal / India
1956Anil Kapoor / Actor / India
1969Rita Singh / Figure champ / India

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