According to Gregory calendar, February 24 is the day number 55 in a given year. February 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 February in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1483The first Mughal ruler Babur was born.
1525A Spanish-Imperial army defeated a French force in the Battle of Pavia in Pavia, present-day Italy, the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521–1526.
1607Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, considered thefirst fully developed opera, was first performed in Mantua, Duchy ofMantua (now in Italy).
1708Prince Johann Willem Friso was sworn in as Viceroy of Groningen.
1711George Frederick Handel's opera "Rinaldo" premiered at the Haymarket Theater in London.
1711George Frideric Handel's Rinaldo, the first Italian languageopera written specifically for the London stage, premiered.
1779George Rogers Clarke captures Vincennes from the British.
1803The U.S. Supreme Court, in Marbury v. Madison, declared an actof Congress unconstitutional for the first time, forming the basis ofjudicial review in the U.S.
1803Moberry v. Madison: The Supreme Court of the United States established the doctrine of judicial review.
1809After standing only 15 years, London's Drury Lane theatre, the third building of that name, burned down , leaving owner Richard Brinsley Sheridan destitute.
1822The world's first Swami Narayan temple was inaugurated in Ahmedabad.
1822The first Swaminarayan temple, Kalpur Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad was inaugurated in the British Raj.
1826The Treaty of Yandabo was signed, ending the First Anglo-Burmese War, the longest and most expensive war in the history of the British Raj.
1839William Otis received a patent for a steam shovel.
1857The first US postage stamp was handed over to the government.
1868Andrew Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached.
1875The steamship SS Gothenburg hit a section of the Great BarrierReef at low tide and sank northwest of Holbourne Island, Queensland,Australia, with over 100 deaths.
1882The infectious disease TB was identified.
1890Chicago was selected to host the Columbian exhibition.
1893American University was established in Washington DC by an Act of Congress.
1918The European country Estonia gained independence from Russia.
1918The city of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia Trio gained independence from Russia in the form of the Transascogenic Democratic Federal Republic.
1920At a meeting of the German Workers' Party, Adolf Hitleroutlined the party's 25-point programme and the party changed its nameto the Nazi Party.
1945Egypt and Syria declared war against Nazi Germany.
1946Colonel Juan Perón, founder of the political movement that became known as Peronism, was elected to his first term as President of Argentina .
1946Colonel Juan Perón, founder of the political movement that became known as Peronism, was elected to his first term as President of Argentina .
1948Jayalalithaa, who traveled from film to politics, was born.
1961The Madras government decided to rename the state to Tamil Nadu.
1969The Mariner 6 Mars investigation was launched from the United States.
1974Pakistan officially recognized Bangladesh.
1989United Airlines Flight 811 experienced an uncontrolleddecompression after leaving Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii,killing nine passengers when their seats were sucked out of the plane.
1998Famous Hindi films actress Lalita Pawar passed away.
2003A severe earthquake killed 257 in China's Jijiang Province.
2004Russian President Vladimir Putin removed Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov from his post.
2006Emergency was imposed after the coup attempt in the Philippines.
2006Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declared a stateof emergency in an attempt to subdue a possible military coup.
2008Fidel Castro resigns as President of Cuba, his brother Raul Castro is unanimously elected.
2010Tengzhong's bid to purchase Hummer from General Motors is rejected by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China.
2011Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh orders the country's security forces to protect protesters.
2011In Libya, Anti-Gaddafi forces claim to have gained control Zuara, a town located west of Tripoli.
2012After a power struggle within his government, Haiti's prime minister Garry Conille resigns.
2012The IAEA reports that Iran has been expanding its nuclear activities.
2013Raul Castro was elected President of Cuba for a second term.
2013In Los Angeles, California, the 85th Academy Awards is held; 'Argo' wins best picture, Ang Lee wins for best director, Daniel Day-Lewis wins for best actor, and Jennifer Lawrence wins for best actress.
2013In Greece, Nicos Anastasiades, leader of Cyprus's main opposition Disy party, wins the Presidential race.
201429-term U.S. Rep. John Dingell announces that he will retire at the end of his current term; the 87-year-old congressman says that his health is fine, but the hostile climate in Congress means that he can no longer do his job effectively.
2014Researchers report that taking acetaminophen during pregnancy can increase the risk of ADHD diagnoses as the babies mature; taking acetaminophen in the first trimester has the lowest risk at 9%, but there is a 63% likelihood of the condition in babies if the drug is taken in the last two trimesters.
303Roman emperor Diocletian's first 'Edict against the Christians'was published, beginning the Diocletianic Persecution, the last and mostsevere episode of the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.

Important Historical Events of 24 February in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1739Battle of Karnal: The army of the Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeated the army of Mohammad Shah, the Mughal Emperor of India.
1822The first Swaminarayan temple, Swaminarayan Mandir in present-day Ahmedabad, India, was inaugurated.
1831The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek between the Choctaw and the United States government, the first removal treaty carried into effect under the Indian Removal Act, was proclaimed.

Important Days of 24 February National & International Days 🏁

Central Excise DayNational Day
Estonia Independence DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 24 February 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1896Morarji Desai / Politician / India
1924Talat Mahmood / Singer / India
1927Kamini Kaushal / Actress / India
1939Joy Mukherjee / Actor / India
1942Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak / Philosopher / India
1948Jayalalithaa / Politician / India
1972Pooja Bhatt / Actress / India

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