July 24 in History – What happened on 24 July in Past

✅ Published on July 24th, 2019 in July in History

24 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 24, the day number in a year is 205 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 206. July 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.

July 24 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1411Forces of Donald of Islay, Lord of the Isles, and AlexanderStewart, Earl of Mar, fought at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie,Scotland.
1701French explorer Antoine de La Mothe Cadillac established Fort Pontchar train du Détroit, which later grew into the city of Detroit.
1701A Frenchman named Fort Pontchartrain established the emporium.
17151715 Treasure Fleet: A Spanish treasure on 10 ships under General Don Juan Ubila went from Spain to Havana, Cuba, seven days later, nine of them sank in a storm off the coast of Florida and some treasure was later found.
1758The then US President George Washington attended the first Assembly of North America in the Virginia House of Burgesses.
1783The Kingdom of Kartli-Kakheti and the Russian Empire signed the Treaty of Georgievsk, establishing Georgia as a protectorate of Russia.
1783Georgia was made patron of Russia.
1797Horatio Nelson was wounded in the Battle of Santa Cruz, in which he lost one of his hands.
1823In Chile, slavery was abolished forever.
1830Slavery was abolished in Chile.
1834The Liberal War ended in Portugal.
1870The first inland rail service started in America.
1910Ottoman forces captured the city of Shkodër to put down theAlbanian Revolt of 1910.
1915The passenger ship SS Eastland rolled over while tied to a dockin the Chicago River, killing 844 passengers and crew, the largest lossof life disaster from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes.
1915A steamer Eastland in Central Chicago killed 844 people.
1923The Treaty of Lausanne was signed to settle the Anatolian partof the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire, establishing the boundariesof modern Turkey.
1929Aristad Briand was succeeded by French Prime Minister Raymond Poincaré after resigning.
1932Ramakrishna Mission Service Establishment was established.
1938A combined German–Austrian team became the first team toclimb the north face of the Eiger, one of the six great north faces ofthe Alps.
1941The entire Jewish population was murdered by the Nazis in the north European country of Lithuania.
1943Second World War-RAF Bomber Command began Operation Gomorrah,the strategic bombing of Hamburg, Germany, eventually killing at least50,000 and leaving over a million others homeless.
1944300 fighter jets dropped bombs on Germany.
1959Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and U.S. Vice PresidentRichard Nixon held an impromptu debate at the opening of the AmericanNational Exhibition at Sokolniki Park in Moscow.
1963Bluenose II, a replica of a major Canadian symbol, was launchedin Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
1967During a speech in Montreal, French President Charles de Gaulledeclared 'Long live free Quebec!', a statement that was interpreted assupport for Quebec independence from Canada.
1969Apollo 11 spacecraft returns to Earth.
1980At the Moscow Olympics, Australia's Quietly Confident Quartetswimming team won the gold medal in the men's 4 x 100 metre medleyrelay, the only time that the United States, who were boycotting thesegames, has not won the event at Olympic level.
1982Heavy rains in Nagasaki, Japan, resulted in the collapse of 299 people.
1991The government of P. V. Narasimha Rao and his finance ministerManmohan Singh introduced reforms that began the ongoing economicliberalisation in India.
1994Bodo militants killed 37 Muslims in Assam's busbari.
1999The American spacecraft Columbia was successfully launched.
2000s. Vijayalakshmi became the first female grandmaster of chess.
2002Having been convicted of accepting bribes, income tax evasion,and racketeering, James Traficant was expelled from the United StatesHouse of Representatives.
2005Lance Armstrong retires after winning his 7th straight Tours de France.
2008About 100 people were affected by the leak at the Trichastine nuclear plant in France.
2009The MV Arctic Sea, reportedly carrying timber, was allegedlyboarded by hijackers off the coast of Sweden, but much speculationremains as to the actual cargo and events.
2010Rallies to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman facing execution for adultery, occur in Paris, New York City, Ottowa and elsewhere.
2011Over half of the country of Peru enters a state of emergency as a result of unusually cold weather.
2011BP announces plans to begin drilling for oil off the coast of Libya.
2012Vice-President John Dramani Mahama becomes President of Ghana after President John Atta Mills, dies.
2012Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi appoints Hisham Qandil as Prime Minister, and asks him to form a new government.
2013The scientific theory of supersymmetry is challenged after experiments with the Large Hadron Collider yield an incredibly rare particle decay event.
2013NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden remains in Moscow, Russia; he is stranded at Russia's Sheremetyevo International Airport.
2014Arseny Yatseniuk, prime minister of Ukraine, submits his resignation in frustration over inaction of the parliament to address energy needs and military funding.
2014Amazon Inc. reports a $126 million loss for the second quarter, its second-highest loss on record; the company has been investing in new services to attract and retain more customers.

Famous Birthdays of July 24 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1945Hugh Ross / Astronomer / United States of America
1984Patrick Harvey / Actor / Australia
1689Prince William / King / Denmark
1927Alex Katz / Painter / United States of America
1958Jim Leighton / Footballer / Scotland
1946Hervé Vilard / Singer / France
1980Joel Stroetzel / Guitarist / United States of America
1757Vladimir Borovikovsky / Painter / Russia
1944Jim Armstrong / Guitarist / Ireland
1989Alisha Abdullah / Racing Driver / India
1878Edward Plunkett / Author / Ireland
1794Johan Georg Forchhammer / Mineralogist / Denmark
1951Lynda Carter / Actress / United States of America
1988Ricky Petterd / Footballer / Australia
1965Kadeem Hardison / Actor / United States of America
1904Leo Arnaud / Composer / United States of America
1947Zaheer Abbas / Cricketer / Pakistan
1976Rafer Alston / Basketball Player / United States of America
1914Ed Mirvish / Business Man / United States of America
1985Aries Merritt / Hurdler / United States of America
1934P. S. Soosaithasan / Politician / Sri Lanka
1938Alexis Jacquemin / Economist / Belgium
1985Eric Wright / Footballer / United States of America
1919John Winkin / Baseball Player / United States of America
1982Thiago Medeiros / Racing Car Driver / Brazil
1975Tracey Crouch / Politician / United Kingdom
1918Ruggiero Ricci / Educator / United States of America
1957Pam Tillis / Writer / United States of America
1965Andrew Gaze / Basketball Player / Australia
1913Britton Chance / Biologist / United States of America

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