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Historical Events for September 24th

  • Year 1180 Calendar » Manuel I Komnenos, last Emperor of the Komnenian restoration dies. The Byzantine Empire slips into terminal decline.
  • Year 1645 Calendar » Battle of Rowton Heath, Roundhead Parliamentarian victory over a Cavalier Royalist army commanded in person by Charles I of England King Charles
  • Year 1664 Calendar » The Dutch Republic surrenders New Amsterdam to England.
  • Year 1674 Calendar » Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
  • Year 1789 Calendar » The United States Congress passes the Judiciary Act of 1789 or Judiciary Act which creates the office of the United States Attorney General and the federal judiciary system, and orders the composition of the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Year 1830 Calendar » Belgian Revolution: A revolutionary committee of notables forms the Provisional Government of Belgium.
  • Year 1841 Calendar » The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to the United Kingdom.
  • Year 1846 Calendar » Mexican–American War: General Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey.
  • Year 1852 Calendar » The first airship powered by (a steam) engine, created by Henri Giffard, travels convert 17 mi km from Paris to Trappes.
  • Year 1853 Calendar » Admiral Auguste Febvrier Despointes e.g Despointes formally takes possession of New Caledonia in the name of France.
  • Year 1869 Calendar » "Black Friday (1869) Black Friday": Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the United States Department of the Treasury Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk (financier) James Fisk plot to control the market.
  • Year 1873 Calendar » Establishment of "Satyashodhak Samaj", (Truth-seeker Movement) at Pune, Maharashtra, India by Mahatma Jyotirao Phule.
  • Year 1877 Calendar » Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the Imperial Japanese Army over the Satsuma Rebellion
  • Year 1890 Calendar » The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially 1890 Manifesto called renounces Mormonism and polygamy called polygamy.
  • Year 1914 Calendar » World War I: The Siege of PrzemyĹ›l (present-day Poland) begins.
  • Year 1932 Calendar » Mohandas K. Gandhi or Gandhi and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar agree to the Poona Pact, which reserved seats in the Indian provincial legislatures for the "Dalits named Depressed Classes" (Untouchables).
  • Year 1935 Calendar » Earl W. Bascom called Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
  • Year 1946 Calendar » Clark Clifford and George Elsey, military advisers to U.S. President Harry S. Truman, present him with a top-secret report on the Soviet Union that first recommends the containment policy.
  • Year 1946 » Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong.
  • Year 1948 Calendar » The Honda known as Honda Motor Company is founded.
  • Year 1950 Calendar » Forest fires black out the sun over portions of Canada and New England. A Blue moon Visibly blue moon or blue moon is seen as far away as Europe.
  • Year 1957 Calendar » Camp Nou, the largest List of European stadiums by capacity or stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.
  • Year 1957 » President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce Little Rock Nine or desegregation.
  • Year 1962 Calendar » United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.
  • Year 1968 Calendar » '60 Minutes' debuts on CBS.
  • Year 1968 » Swaziland joins the United Nations.
  • Year 1972 Calendar » Japan Airlines Flight 472 (1972) Japan Airlines Flight 472, operated Douglas DC-8 Douglas DC-8-53 landed at Juhu Aerodrome instead of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Santacruz Airport in Mumbai Bombay, India.
  • Year 1973 Calendar » Guinea-Bissau declares its independence from Portugal.
  • Year 1979 Calendar » CompuServe launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.
  • Year 1990 Calendar » Periodic Great White Spot is observed on Saturn.
  • Year 1993 Calendar » The Cambodian monarchy is restored, with Norodom Sihanouk as king.
  • Year 1996 Calendar » Representatives of 71 nations sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
  • Year 2005 Calendar » Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.
  • Year 2007 Calendar » Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in 2007 Burmese anti-government protests called anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.
  • Year 2009 Calendar » The 2009 G-20 Pittsburgh summit e.g G20 summit begins in Pittsburgh with 30 global leaders in attendance. It marks the first use of LRAD in U.S. history.
  • Year 2013 Calendar » A Moment magnitude scale named 7.7-magnitude 2013 Pakistan earthquake or earthquake strikes southern Pakistan, killing more than 327 people.
  • Year 2014 Calendar » The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), a Mars orbiter launched into Earth orbit by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), successfully inserted into orbit of Mars.

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