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

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

In India and world history August 24 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

What happened on August 24 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1966U.S.S.R. launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon.
1968After erupting the first hydrogen bomb, France becomes the world's fifth largest nuclear power.
1973The disease that infects horse’s Eastern Equine Encephalitis and the horse’s brain has killed 50 horses in Mass and surrounding states. The cause of the disease is traced to be the pesticide, Malathion, which is sprayed over thousands of acres in order to kill mosquitoes.
2005Heavy floods hit Switzerland, Austria and Germany leading to the evacuation of thousands of people.
2006The International Astronomical Union (IAU) determined the term 'planet' for the first time and announced that Pluto was not a part of our solar system any more, demoting it to a 'dwarf planet.' 2,500 scientists at a meeting in Prague decided by vote that Pluto would no longer be considered a planet in the scientific community.
2008Demonstrators in the Indian state of West Bengal 'lay siege' to the factory manufacturing the Tata Nano, in a conflict over land expropriation.
2009Approximately 200 children are killed and around 900 are hospitalized due to the disease, Japanese encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh, India.
2010India declines plans by excavating group Vedanta to remove bauxite in Orissa because of environmental concerns.
2011Steve Jobs resigns as the CEO of Apple Inc. Tim Cook took over the CEO position for the company.
2012The United States Anti-Doping Agency says it will forbid former professional road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong for life and suggest he be stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles.

List of August 24 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of August 24 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1969Mukesh Tiwari / Actor / India
1934A. Sivasailam / Industrialist / India
1908Shivram Rajguru / Freedom Fighter / India
1927Anjali Devi / Actress / India
1918Sikander Bakht / Politician / India
1908Shivaram Rajguru / Activist / India
1983Aditi Sharma / Actress / India

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