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

Event YearIncident/Event
1458The 14-year-old Matthias Corvinus was unanimously proclaimed King of Hungary, after the Estates were persuaded to do so by his uncle Michael Szilágyi.
1667The Breda agreement was signed between Britain and Holland. Under which the Netherlands handed them over to Britain because they could not control their colonies in the continent of America.
1722Edward Wiglesworth was appointed the first North American divinity professor.
1742German leaders chose Charles VII as emperor of Albert.
1744The Dagohoy uprising in the Philippines began with the murder of Giuseppe Lamberti.
1813The Philharmonic Society was founded in London (later the Royal Philharmonic Society).
1848James W. Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in Coloma,California, leading to the California Gold Rush.
1848California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall Coloma discovered gold at Sutter's Mill, California.
1857The Universities of Calcutta and Bombay were established as the first multidisciplinary modern universities in South Asia.
1859Oil was dug for oil for a depth of 230 meters for the first time.
1900Second Boer War: Boer forces stopped a British attempt to break the Siege of Ladysmith in the Battle of Spion Kop.
1924The city of St. Petersburg, Russia, was renamed Leningrad.
1936Albert Saurot became Prime Minister of France.
1939An earthquake in Chile killed 30,000 people.
1950The Constituent Assembly elected Rajendra Prasad as the first President of the country.
1961A Boeing B-52 Stratofortress carrying two Mark 39 nuclear weapons broke up in mid-air near Goldsboro, North Carolina; one bomb was recovered intact, the other disintegrated.
1965Former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill died at the age of 90.
1968Vietnam War-The 1st Australian Task Force launched Operation Coburg against the North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong during wider fighting around Luong Minh and Bien Hoa.
1972Japanese soldier Shoichi Yokoi was found hiding in a Guam jungle, where he had been since the end of World War II.
1978The Soviet satellite Kosmos 954, which used nuclear power for propulsion, burned up during reentry, scattering radioactive debris across Canada's Northwest Territories.
1984Apple Computer launched its Macintosh personal computer in the United States.
1989American serial killer Ted Bundy was executed by electric chair in Florida for the homicides of at least 30 women.
1993Accident took 12 lives due to DC-3 crash in Kinshasa Fan cities suffered a lot.
1993Turkish journalist and writer Ugur Mumcu was assassinated by a car bomb outside his home in Ankara.
1994This year Romanian social democrats formed government with anti- semitic.
1995The 69th Austrian women tennis opens and this time Monica Seles Beats Anke Huber (64 61).
1996For the first time in US history, the country's first woman Hillary Clinton was ordered to appear in court.
1996Germany celebrated Holocaust for the first time as Remembrance Day.
1997Toni Braxton and Alanis Morissette won the 24th American music award.
199810 injured due to Crane crashed in Roosevelt in New York City Iram.
2000The 79th amendment of the constitution received the President's approval to extend the reservation of Dalits for 10 years in elections.
2009Klaus, the most damaging storm since Lothar and Martin in December 1999, made landfall near Bordeaux, France.
2011The bombing of Moscow's Donodidovo airport killed 35 people and injured 180.
2011A bomb blast at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow killed 35 and injured 170 people.
2011Burma has been criticized for its Human Right Record by the United Nations Human Rights councils.
2011A suicide bomber killed at least 37 people at Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow.
2012In 17 year for the first time Spain unemployment level passes five million.
2013In Serbian tennis Puo Novak Djokovic achieved a few get victory over opponent Andy Murray and won the men's singles at the Austrian open.
2014The U.S postal service has taken initiative to increase the rate in postage. This has been approved in last December and the piece of first class postage is increased from 46 percent to 49 percent.
41Cassius Chaerea and the disgruntled Praetorian Guard murdered Roman emperor Caligula, replacing him with his uncle Claudius.

Important Historical Events of 24 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1857The University of Calcutta, the first modern university in theIndian subcontinent, was established in Calcutta.
1950Jan Gana Mana, Adhinayak Jai Hee got the status of national anthem of India.
1966Air India's Boeing 707 aircraft crashed near the summit of Monglow in the hills of the Alps. 117 people died in it.
2003Extradition treaty was signed between India and France.

Important Days of 24 January National & International Days 🏁

National Girls DayNational Day
International Day of EducationInternational Day
International Education DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 24 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1921Tapishwar Narain Raina / Soldier / India
1924C. B. Muthamma / Soldier / India
1924Chonira Belliappa Muthamma / Civil Servant / India
1924Karpoori Thakur / Politician / India
1935Shivabalayogi / Religious Leader / India
1943Subhash Ghai / Producer / India

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