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stardate shortname longname realdate type
20110824 Mike Flanagan (baseball)|Mike Flanagan [[Mike Flanagan (baseball)|Mike Flanagan]], American baseball pitcher (b. 1951) DEATHS
20100824 [[San Fernando, Tamaulipas]], [[Mexico]], 72 illegal immigrants are [[2010 San Fernando massacre|killed]] by [[Los Zetas]] and eventually found dead by Mexican authorities. [[San Fernando, Tamaulipas]], [[Mexico]], 72 illegal immigrants are [[2010 San Fernando massacre|killed]] by [[Los Zetas]] and eventually found dead by Mexican authorities. EVENTS
20100824 Satoshi Kon [[Satoshi Kon]], Japanese film director (b. 1963) DEATHS
20070824 Aaron Russo [[Aaron Russo]], American film producer and director (b. 1943) DEATHS
20070824 Andrée P. Boucher [[Andrée P. Boucher]], Mayor of [[Quebec City]] (b. 1937) DEATHS
20060824 [[International Astronomical Union]] (IAU) [[2006 definition of planet|redefines the term "planet"]] such that [[Pluto]] is now considered a [[Dwarf Planet]]. [[International Astronomical Union]] (IAU) [[2006 definition of planet|redefines the term "planet"]] such that [[Pluto]] is now considered a [[Dwarf Planet]]. EVENTS
20060824 Rocco Petrone [[Rocco Petrone]], American engineer (b. 1926) DEATHS
20060824 Cristian Nemescu [[Cristian Nemescu]], Romanian film director (b. 1979) DEATHS
20060824 Léopold Simoneau [[Léopold Simoneau]], French Canadian tenor (b. 1916) DEATHS
20050824 Kalin Twins|Harold "Hal" Kalin [[Kalin Twins|Harold "Hal" Kalin]], American singer (The Kalin Twins) (b. 1934) DEATHS
20050824 Kaleth Morales [[Kaleth Morales]], Colombian Vallenato singer (b. 1984) DEATHS
20040824 [[Russian aircraft bombings of August 2004|two airliners explode]] after flying out of [[Domodedovo International Airport]], near [[Moscow]]. The explosions are caused by suicide bombers (reportedly female) from the [[Russia]]n [[Republic of Chechnya]]. [[Russian aircraft bombings of August 2004|two airliners explode]] after flying out of [[Domodedovo International Airport]], near [[Moscow]]. The explosions are caused by suicide bombers (reportedly female) from the [[Russia]]n [[Republic of Chechnya]]. EVENTS
20040824 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross [[Elisabeth Kübler-Ross]], Swiss-born psychiatrist (b. 1926) DEATHS
20030824 Wilfred Thesiger [[Wilfred Thesiger]], British explorer (b. 1910) DEATHS
20020824 Nikolay Guryanov [[Nikolay Guryanov]] Russian Orthodox Christian mystic and priest (b. 1909) DEATHS
20010824 [[Air Transat Flight 236]] runs out of fuel over the [[Atlantic Ocean]] (en route to [[Lisbon]] from [[Toronto]]) and makes an emergency landing in the [[Azores]]. [[Air Transat Flight 236]] runs out of fuel over the [[Atlantic Ocean]] (en route to [[Lisbon]] from [[Toronto]]) and makes an emergency landing in the [[Azores]]. EVENTS
20010824 Jane Greer [[Jane Greer]], American actress (b. 1924) DEATHS
20000824 Andy Hug [[Andy Hug]], Swiss karateka and kickbox champion (b. 1964) DEATHS
19990824 Alexandre Lagoya [[Alexandre Lagoya]], Greek-Italian classical guitarist (b. 1929) DEATHS
19980824 [[RFID]] human implantation tested in the [[United Kingdom]]. [[RFID]] human implantation tested in the [[United Kingdom]]. EVENTS
19980824 E.G. Marshall [[E.G. Marshall]], American actor (b. 1910) DEATHS
19970824 Werner Abrolat [[Werner Abrolat]], German actor (b. 1924) DEATHS
19950824 Alfred Eisenstaedt [[Alfred Eisenstaedt]], German-born photographer (b. 1898) DEATHS
19940824 [[Israel]] and the [[PLO]] about partial self-rule of the [[palestinian people|Palestinian]]s on the [[West Bank]]. [[Israel]] and the [[PLO]] about partial self-rule of the [[palestinian people|Palestinian]]s on the [[West Bank]]. EVENTS
19920824 [[Hurricane Andrew]] makes [[landfall (meteorology)|landfall]] just south of [[Miami]] as a Category 5 [[Tropical Cyclone|hurricane]]. [[Hurricane Andrew]] makes [[landfall (meteorology)|landfall]] just south of [[Miami]] as a Category 5 [[Tropical Cyclone|hurricane]]. EVENTS
19910824 [[Ukraine]] [[Declaration of Independence of Ukraine|declares itself independent]] from the [[Soviet Union]]. [[Ukraine]] [[Declaration of Independence of Ukraine|declares itself independent]] from the [[Soviet Union]]. EVENTS
19910824 [[Mikhail Gorbachev]] resigns as head of the [[Communist Party of the Soviet Union]]. [[Mikhail Gorbachev]] resigns as head of the [[Communist Party of the Soviet Union]]. EVENTS
19910824 Bernard Castro [[Bernard Castro]], Italian inventor (b. 1904) DEATHS
19900824 Gailli AbedElrhman [[Gailli AbedElrhman]], Sudanese writer (b. 1931) DEATHS
19900824 Sergei Dovlatov [[Sergei Dovlatov]], Russian writer (b. 1941) DEATHS
19900824 Juan Pedro Lanzani [[Juan Pedro Lanzani]], Argentine actor and singer<!-- BIRTHS
19890824 [[Cincinnati Reds]] [[Manager (baseball)|manager]] [[Pete Rose]] is banned from [[baseball]] for gambling by [[Commissioner of Baseball (MLB)|Commissioner]] [[A. Bartlett Giamatti]]. [[Cincinnati Reds]] [[Manager (baseball)|manager]] [[Pete Rose]] is banned from [[baseball]] for gambling by [[Commissioner of Baseball (MLB)|Commissioner]] [[A. Bartlett Giamatti]]. EVENTS
19890824 [[Colombia]]n [[drug baron]]s declare "total war" on the [[Government of Colombia|Colombian government]]. [[Colombia]]n [[drug baron]]s declare "total war" on the [[Government of Colombia|Colombian government]]. EVENTS
19880824 Helga Krapf [[Helga Krapf]], Filipina actress BIRTHS
19880824 Rupert Grint [[Rupert Grint]], English actor BIRTHS
19870824 Malcolm Kirk [[Malcolm Kirk]], English wrestler (b. 1936) DEATHS
19870824 Jon Scheyer [[Jon Scheyer]], American basketball player BIRTHS
19870824 Anže Kopitar [[Anže Kopitar]], Slovenian ice hockey player BIRTHS
19860824 Arian Foster [[Arian Foster]], American football player BIRTHS
19860824 Shanthnu Bhagyaraj [[Shanthnu Bhagyaraj]], Indian Tamil actor BIRTHS
19860824 Fabiano Santacroce [[Fabiano Santacroce]], Italian footballer BIRTHS
19860824 Nick Adenhart [[Nick Adenhart]], American baseball player (d. 2009) BIRTHS
19860824 Joseph Akpala [[Joseph Akpala]], Nigerian footballer BIRTHS
19850824 Paul Creston [[Paul Creston]], American composer (b. 1906) DEATHS
19840824 Charlie Villanueva [[Charlie Villanueva]], American basketball player BIRTHS
19840824 Yesung [[Yesung]], Korean singer ([[Super Junior]]) BIRTHS
19830824 Scott Nearing [[Scott Nearing]], American writer, educator and activist (b. 1883) DEATHS
19830824 Maher Abu Remeleh [[Maher Abu Remeleh]], Palestinian judoka BIRTHS
19830824 Christopher Parker [[Christopher Parker]], English actor BIRTHS
19830824 Marcel Goc [[Marcel Goc]], German ice hockey player BIRTHS
19830824 Brett Gardner [[Brett Gardner]], American baseball player BIRTHS
19820824 Félix-Antoine Savard [[Félix-Antoine Savard]], French Canadian catholic priest and novelist (b. 1896) DEATHS
19820824 José Bosingwa [[José Bosingwa]], Portuguese footballer BIRTHS
19820824 Kim Kallstrom [[Kim Kallstrom]], Swedish footballer BIRTHS
19810824 [[Mark David Chapman]] is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering [[John Lennon]]. [[Mark David Chapman]] is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering [[John Lennon]]. EVENTS
19810824 Chad Michael Murray [[Chad Michael Murray]], American actor BIRTHS
19810824 Jiro Wang [[Jiro Wang]], Taiwanese singer, actor, model BIRTHS
19800824 Yootha Joyce [[Yootha Joyce]], British actress (b. 1927) DEATHS
19800824 Sonja Bennett [[Sonja Bennett]], Canadian actress BIRTHS
19790824 Sampson Sievers [[Sampson Sievers]], Russian Orthodox Christian monk and wonder-worker (b. 1898) DEATHS
19790824 Hanna Reitsch [[Hanna Reitsch]], German [[test pilot]] (b. 1912) DEATHS
19790824 Markus Walger [[Markus Walger]], German rugby player BIRTHS
19790824 Michael Redd [[Michael Redd]], American basketball player BIRTHS
19790824 Kaki King [[Kaki King]], American guitarist and composer BIRTHS
19790824 Elva Hsiao [[Elva Hsiao]], Taiwanese singer BIRTHS
19790824 Orlando Engelaar [[Orlando Engelaar]], Dutch footballer BIRTHS
19780824 Louis Prima [[Louis Prima]], American band leader (b. 1910) DEATHS
19780824 Beth Riesgraf [[Beth Riesgraf]], American actress BIRTHS
19780824 Derek Morris (ice hockey)|Derek Morris [[Derek Morris (ice hockey)|Derek Morris]], Canadian ice hockey player BIRTHS
19780824 Rafael Furcal [[Rafael Furcal]], Dominican baseball player BIRTHS
19770824 Buddy O'Connor [[Buddy O'Connor]], Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1916) DEATHS
19770824 Jürgen Macho [[Jürgen Macho]], Austrian footballer BIRTHS
19770824 John Green (author)|John Green [[John Green (author)|John Green]], American author BIRTHS
19770824 Per Gade [[Per Gade]], Danish footballer BIRTHS
19770824 Robert Enke [[Robert Enke]], German footballer (d. 2009) BIRTHS
19770824 Denílson de Oliveira Araújo|Denílson [[Denílson de Oliveira Araújo|Denílson]], Brazilian footballer BIRTHS
19760824 Nordin Wooter [[Nordin Wooter]], Dutch footballer BIRTHS
19760824 Alex O'Loughlin [[Alex O'Loughlin]], Australian actor BIRTHS
19750824 Roberto Colombo (footballer)|Roberto Colombo [[Roberto Colombo (footballer)|Roberto Colombo]], Italian footballer BIRTHS
19750824 Mark de Vries [[Mark de Vries]], Surinamese-Dutch footballer BIRTHS
19740824 Alexander de Seversky [[Alexander de Seversky]], Russian-American aviation pioneer (b. 1894) DEATHS
19740824 Jennifer Lien [[Jennifer Lien]], American actress BIRTHS
19740824 Orla Fallon [[Orla Fallon]], Irish Vocalist for Celtic Woman BIRTHS
19730824 Carmine Giovinazzo [[Carmine Giovinazzo]], American actor BIRTHS
19730824 Grey DeLisle [[Grey DeLisle]], voice actress BIRTHS
19730824 Inge de Bruijn [[Inge de Bruijn]], Dutch swimmer BIRTHS
19730824 Dave Chappelle [[Dave Chappelle]], American actor and Comedian BIRTHS
19730824 Andrew Brunette [[Andrew Brunette]], Canadian ice hockey player BIRTHS
19720824 Jean-Luc Brassard [[Jean-Luc Brassard]], Canadian freestyle skier BIRTHS
19710824 Pierfrancesco Favino [[Pierfrancesco Favino]], Italian actor BIRTHS
19700824 Tugay Kerimoğlu [[Tugay Kerimoğlu]], Turkish footballer BIRTHS
19700824 Dan Henderson [[Dan Henderson]], American mixed martial artist BIRTHS
19700824 David Gregory (journalist)|David Gregory [[David Gregory (journalist)|David Gregory]], American television journalist BIRTHS
19680824 James Toney [[James Toney]], Professional boxer BIRTHS
19680824 Tim Salmon [[Tim Salmon]], American baseball player BIRTHS
19680824 Andreas Kisser [[Andreas Kisser]], Brazilian guitarist ([[Sepultura]]) BIRTHS
19680824 Shoichi Funaki [[Shoichi Funaki]], Japanese professional wrestler BIRTHS
19680824 Benoît Brunet [[Benoît Brunet]], French Canadian ice hockey player BIRTHS
19670824 [[Abbie Hoffman]], the [[Youth International Party]] temporarily disrupts trading at the [[NYSE]] by throwing dollar bills from the viewing gallery, causing trading to cease as brokers scramble to grab them. [[Abbie Hoffman]], the [[Youth International Party]] temporarily disrupts trading at the [[NYSE]] by throwing dollar bills from the viewing gallery, causing trading to cease as brokers scramble to grab them. EVENTS
19670824 Lam Bun [[Lam Bun]], Hong Kong radio commentator (murdered) (b. 1930) DEATHS
19670824 Henry J. Kaiser [[Henry J. Kaiser]], American industrialist (b. 1882) DEATHS
19670824 Michael Thomas (footballer born 1967)|Michael Thomas [[Michael Thomas (footballer born 1967)|Michael Thomas]], English footballer BIRTHS
19670824 Ian D. Marsden [[Ian D. Marsden]], cartoonist BIRTHS
19650824 Brian Rajadurai [[Brian Rajadurai]], Sri Lankan cricketer BIRTHS
19650824 Reggie Miller [[Reggie Miller]], American basketball player BIRTHS
19650824 Marlee Matlin [[Marlee Matlin]], American actress BIRTHS
19640824 Salizhan Sharipov [[Salizhan Sharipov]], Russian cosmonaut BIRTHS
19640824 Dana Gould [[Dana Gould]], American comedian and writer BIRTHS
19640824 Éric Bernard [[Éric Bernard]], French racing driver BIRTHS
19630824 [[Buddhist crisis]]: As a result of the [[Xa Loi Pagoda raids]], the [[US State Department]] [[Cable 243|cables]] the [[US Embassy, Saigon|US Embassy]] in [[Saigon]] to encourage [[Army of the Republic of Vietnam]] generals to [[1963 South Vietnamese coup|launch a coup]] against President [[Ngo Dinh Diem]] if he did not remove his brother [[Ngo Dinh Nhu]]. [[Buddhist crisis]]: As a result of the [[Xa Loi Pagoda raids]], the [[US State Department]] [[Cable 243|cables]] the [[US Embassy, Saigon|US Embassy]] in [[Saigon]] to encourage [[Army of the Republic of Vietnam]] generals to [[1963 South Vietnamese coup|launch a coup]] against President [[Ngo Dinh Diem]] if he did not remove his brother [[Ngo Dinh Nhu]]. EVENTS
19630824 Hideo Kojima [[Hideo Kojima]], Japanese video game director BIRTHS
19630824 John Bush (singer)|John Bush [[John Bush (singer)|John Bush]], American singer ([[Anthrax (band)|Anthrax]]) BIRTHS
19620824 Major Garrett [[Major Garrett]], American journalist BIRTHS
19620824 David Koechner [[David Koechner]], American actor BIRTHS
19620824 Craig Kilborn [[Craig Kilborn]], American talk show host BIRTHS
19610824 Günter Litfin [[Günter Litfin]], the first person to be [[Deaths at the Berlin Wall|shot at the Berlin Wall]] DEATHS
19610824 Jared Harris [[Jared Harris]], English actor BIRTHS
19610824 Ingrid Berghmans [[Ingrid Berghmans]], Belgian judoka BIRTHS
19600824 Cal Ripken, Jr. [[Cal Ripken, Jr.]], American baseball player BIRTHS
19600824 Takashi Miike [[Takashi Miike]], Japanese filmmaker BIRTHS
19600824 Kim Christofte [[Kim Christofte]], Danish footballer BIRTHS
19590824 Adrian Kuiper [[Adrian Kuiper]], former South African cricketer BIRTHS
19580824 Paul Henry (painter)|Paul Henry [[Paul Henry (painter)|Paul Henry]], Northern Irish artist (b. 1876) DEATHS
19580824 Chris Offutt [[Chris Offutt]], American author BIRTHS
19580824 Tracy Harris [[Tracy Harris]], American artist BIRTHS
19580824 Steve Guttenberg [[Steve Guttenberg]], American actor BIRTHS
19570824 Stephen Fry [[Stephen Fry]], English comedian and actor BIRTHS
19570824 Jeffrey Daniel [[Jeffrey Daniel]], American dancer and singer ([[Shalamar]]) BIRTHS
19560824 Kenji Mizoguchi [[Kenji Mizoguchi]], Japanese film director (b. 1898) DEATHS
19560824 Dick Lee [[Dick Lee]], Singaporean singer-songwriter BIRTHS
19560824 John Culberson [[John Culberson]], American politician BIRTHS
19550824 Mike Huckabee [[Mike Huckabee]], American politician, Governor/Presidential candidate BIRTHS
19540824 [[Getúlio Dornelles Vargas]], president of [[Brazil]], commits [[suicide]] and is succeeded by [[João Café Filho]]. [[Getúlio Dornelles Vargas]], president of [[Brazil]], commits [[suicide]] and is succeeded by [[João Café Filho]]. EVENTS
19540824 [[Communist Control Act]] goes into effect. The [[American Communist Party]] is outlawed. [[Communist Control Act]] goes into effect. The [[American Communist Party]] is outlawed. EVENTS
19540824 Getúlio Vargas [[Getúlio Vargas]], [[President of Brazil]] (b. 1882) DEATHS
19540824 Alain Daigle [[Alain Daigle]], French Canadian ice hockey player BIRTHS
19540824 Philippe Cataldo [[Philippe Cataldo]], French singer BIRTHS
19530824 Ron Holloway [[Ron Holloway]], American saxophonist BIRTHS
19520824 John Cowan [[John Cowan]], American bluegrass singer and bassist BIRTHS
19520824 Peter Vogel (footballer)|Peter Vogel [[Peter Vogel (footballer)|Peter Vogel]], German footballer BIRTHS
19520824 Mike Shanahan [[Mike Shanahan]], American football coach BIRTHS
19520824 Linton Kwesi Johnson [[Linton Kwesi Johnson]], Jamaican dub poet BIRTHS
19520824 Holly Hallstrom [[Holly Hallstrom]] American model BIRTHS
19520824 Carlo Curley [[Carlo Curley]], American organist (d. 2012) BIRTHS
19520824 Bob Corker [[Bob Corker]], American politician BIRTHS
19510824 Oscar Hijuelos [[Oscar Hijuelos]], American author BIRTHS
19510824 Orson Scott Card [[Orson Scott Card]], American writer BIRTHS
19500824 [[Edith Sampson]] becomes the first black [[United States|U.S.]] delegate to the [[United Nations]]. [[Edith Sampson]] becomes the first black [[United States|U.S.]] delegate to the [[United Nations]]. EVENTS
19500824 Tim White (anthropologist)|Tim White [[Tim White (anthropologist)|Tim White]], American anthropologist BIRTHS
19500824 John Banaszak [[John Banaszak]], American football player and coach BIRTHS
19490824 [[NATO]] goes into effect. [[NATO]] goes into effect. EVENTS
19490824 Pia Degermark [[Pia Degermark]], Swedish actress BIRTHS
19490824 Charles Rocket [[Charles Rocket]], American actor (d. 2005) BIRTHS
19490824 Joe Regalbuto [[Joe Regalbuto]], American actor BIRTHS
19480824 Sauli Niinistö [[Sauli Niinistö]], Finnish politician, President of Finland BIRTHS
19480824 Alexander McCall Smith [[Alexander McCall Smith]], Rhodesian-born Scottish writer BIRTHS
19480824 Kim Sung-Il [[Kim Sung-Il]], Chief of Staff of [[Republic of Korea Air Force]] BIRTHS
19480824 Jean-Michel Jarre [[Jean-Michel Jarre]], French musician BIRTHS
19470824 Vladimir Masorin [[Vladimir Masorin]], Russian admiral BIRTHS
19470824 Joe Manchin [[Joe Manchin]], American politician, governor and junior senator of West Virginia BIRTHS
19470824 Roger De Vlaeminck [[Roger De Vlaeminck]], Belgian cyclist BIRTHS
19470824 Paulo Coelho [[Paulo Coelho]], Brazilian author BIRTHS
19470824 Anne Archer [[Anne Archer]], American actress BIRTHS
19460824 James Clark McReynolds [[James Clark McReynolds]], U.S. Supreme Court justice (b. 1862) DEATHS
19450824 Midori Naka [[Midori Naka]], Japanese actress, survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, died of radiation poisoning (b. 1909) DEATHS
19450824 Vince McMahon [[Vince McMahon]], American professional wrestling promoter BIRTHS
19450824 Ken Hensley [[Ken Hensley]], English musician ([[Uriah Heep (band)|Uriah Heep]]) BIRTHS
19450824 Ronee Blakley [[Ronee Blakley]], American singer and actress BIRTHS
19440824 [[Liberation of Paris|the attack on Paris]]. [[Liberation of Paris|the attack on Paris]]. EVENTS
19440824 Rocky Johnson [[Rocky Johnson]], Canadian professional wrestler BIRTHS
19440824 Gregory Jarvis [[Gregory Jarvis]], American astronaut (d. 1986) BIRTHS
19440824 Bill Goldsworthy [[Bill Goldsworthy]], Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1996) BIRTHS
19430824 Antonio Alice [[Antonio Alice]], Argentine portrait painter (b. 1886) DEATHS
19430824 Simone Weil [[Simone Weil]], French philosopher and social activist (b. 1909) DEATHS
19430824 Pini Zahavi [[Pini Zahavi]], Israeli football agent BIRTHS
19430824 John Cipollina [[John Cipollina]], American guitarist ([[Quicksilver Messenger Service]]) (d. 1989) BIRTHS
19420824 [[World War II]]: The [[Battle of the Eastern Solomons]]. [[Japan]]ese [[aircraft carrier]] ''[[Japanese aircraft carrier Ryūjō|Ryūjō]]'' is sunk and [[United States|US]] carrier {{USS|Enterprise|CV-6|6}} heavily damaged. [[World War II]]: The [[Battle of the Eastern Solomons]]. [[Japan]]ese [[aircraft carrier]] ''[[Japanese aircraft carrier Ryūjō|Ryūjō]]'' is sunk and [[United States|US]] carrier {{USS|Enterprise|CV-6|6}} heavily damaged. EVENTS
19420824 Howard Jacobson [[Howard Jacobson]], British novelist and newspaper columnist BIRTHS
19420824 Max Cleland [[Max Cleland]], American politician BIRTHS
19410824 [[Adolf Hitler]] orders the cessation of [[Nazi Germany|Nazi Germany's]] systematic [[Action T4|T4 euthanasia program]] of the [[mental illness|mentally ill]] and the [[Disability|handicapped]] due to protests, although killings continue for the remainder of the war. [[Adolf Hitler]] orders the cessation of [[Nazi Germany|Nazi Germany's]] systematic [[Action T4|T4 euthanasia program]] of the [[mental illness|mentally ill]] and the [[Disability|handicapped]] due to protests, although killings continue for the remainder of the war. EVENTS
19400824 Paul Gottlieb Nipkow [[Paul Gottlieb Nipkow]], German television pioneer (b. 1860) DEATHS
19400824 Francine Lalonde [[Francine Lalonde]], Quebec politician BIRTHS
19380824 Mason Williams [[Mason Williams]], American guitarist and composer BIRTHS
19380824 David Freiberg [[David Freiberg]], American bassist ([[Quicksilver Messenger Service]] and [[Jefferson Starship]]) BIRTHS
19380824 Halldór Blöndal [[Halldór Blöndal]], Icelandic politician BIRTHS
19370824 [[Basque Army]] surrenders to the Italian [[Corpo Truppe Volontarie]] following the [[Santoña Agreement]]. [[Basque Army]] surrenders to the Italian [[Corpo Truppe Volontarie]] following the [[Santoña Agreement]]. EVENTS
19370824 Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola [[Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola]], Nigerian politician (d. 1998) BIRTHS
19360824 [[Australian Antarctic Territory]] is created. [[Australian Antarctic Territory]] is created. EVENTS
19360824 Arthur B. C. Walker, Jr. [[Arthur B. C. Walker, Jr.]], American solar physicist (d. 2001) BIRTHS
19360824 Kenny Guinn [[Kenny Guinn]], American politician (d. 2010) BIRTHS
19360824 A. S. Byatt [[A. S. Byatt]], English novelist BIRTHS
19340824 Kenny Baker [[Kenny Baker]], English actor BIRTHS
19330824 [[Crescent (Amtrak)|Crescent Limited]] train derails in [[Washington, D.C.]], after the [[Amtrak Railroad Anacostia Bridge|bridge]] it is crossing is washed out by the [[1933 Chesapeake–Potomac hurricane]]. [[Crescent (Amtrak)|Crescent Limited]] train derails in [[Washington, D.C.]], after the [[Amtrak Railroad Anacostia Bridge|bridge]] it is crossing is washed out by the [[1933 Chesapeake–Potomac hurricane]]. EVENTS
19320824 [[Amelia Earhart]] becomes the first woman to fly across the [[United States]] non-stop (from [[Los Angeles]] to [[Newark, New Jersey|Newark]], [[New Jersey]]). [[Amelia Earhart]] becomes the first woman to fly across the [[United States]] non-stop (from [[Los Angeles]] to [[Newark, New Jersey|Newark]], [[New Jersey]]). EVENTS
19320824 W. Morgan Sheppard [[W. Morgan Sheppard]], English actor BIRTHS
19320824 Robert D. Hales [[Robert D. Hales]], [[The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|LDS]] [[Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church)|apostle]] BIRTHS
19310824 [[United Kingdom]]'s [[Second Labour Government]]. Formation of the [[UK National Government]]. [[United Kingdom]]'s [[Second Labour Government]]. Formation of the [[UK National Government]]. EVENTS
19310824 [[France]] and the [[Soviet Union]] sign a neutrality/no attack treaty. [[France]] and the [[Soviet Union]] sign a neutrality/no attack treaty. EVENTS
19300824 Tom Norman [[Tom Norman]], English freak showman (b. 1860) DEATHS
19300824 Roger McCluskey [[Roger McCluskey]], American racing driver (d. 1993) BIRTHS
19290824 [[1929 Hebron massacre|Hebron massacre]] during the [[1929 Palestine riots]]: [[Palestinian people|Arab]] attacks on the [[Jewish]] community in [[Hebron]] in the [[British Mandate of Palestine]], result in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city. [[1929 Hebron massacre|Hebron massacre]] during the [[1929 Palestine riots]]: [[Palestinian people|Arab]] attacks on the [[Jewish]] community in [[Hebron]] in the [[British Mandate of Palestine]], result in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city. EVENTS
19290824 Betty Dodson [[Betty Dodson]], American feminist and sex educator BIRTHS
19290824 Yasser Arafat [[Yasser Arafat]], Palestinian leader (d. 2004) BIRTHS
19270824 Harry Markowitz [[Harry Markowitz]], American economist, [[Nobel Prize in Economics|Nobel Prize]] laureate BIRTHS
19270824 David Ireland (author)|David Ireland [[David Ireland (author)|David Ireland]], Australian author BIRTHS
19240824 Jimmy Gardner (British actor)|Jimmy Gardner [[Jimmy Gardner (British actor)|Jimmy Gardner]], British actor (d. 2010) BIRTHS
19240824 Alyn Ainsworth [[Alyn Ainsworth]], British bandleader (d. 1990) BIRTHS
19230824 Arthur Jensen [[Arthur Jensen]], American psychologist BIRTHS
19220824 Howard Zinn [[Howard Zinn]], American historian and activist (d. 2010) BIRTHS
19220824 René Lévesque [[René Lévesque]], Premier of Quebec (d. 1987) BIRTHS
19210824 Nikolay Gumilyov [[Nikolay Gumilyov]], Russian poet (b. 1886) DEATHS
19210824 Sam Tingle [[Sam Tingle]], Zimbabwean racing driver (d. 2008) BIRTHS
19200824 Alex Colville [[Alex Colville]], Canadian painter BIRTHS
19190824 Enrique Llanes [[Enrique Llanes]], Mexican professional wrestler (d. 2004) BIRTHS
19180824 Sikander Bakht [[Sikander Bakht]], Governor of [[Kerala]] (d. 2004) BIRTHS
19170824 Dennis James [[Dennis James]], American game show host (d. 1997) BIRTHS
19160824 Hal Smith (actor)|Hal Smith [[Hal Smith (actor)|Hal Smith]], American actor (d. 1994) BIRTHS
19160824 Léo Ferré [[Léo Ferré]], French composer and singer (d. 1993) BIRTHS
19160824 Ruy de Freitas [[Ruy de Freitas]], Brazilian basketball player (d. 2012) BIRTHS
19150824 James Tiptree, Jr. [[James Tiptree, Jr.]], American writer (d. 1987) BIRTHS
19140824 [[World War I]]: [[Germany|German]] troops capture [[Namur (city)|Namur]]. [[World War I]]: [[Germany|German]] troops capture [[Namur (city)|Namur]]. EVENTS
19140824 Ivar Iversen [[Ivar Iversen]], Norwegian canoe racer (d. 2012) BIRTHS
19130824 Charles Snead Houston|Charles Houston [[Charles Snead Houston|Charles Houston]], American mountaineer (d. 2009) BIRTHS
19120824 [[Alaska]] becomes a [[United States]] territory. [[Alaska]] becomes a [[United States]] territory. EVENTS
19110824 Durward Kirby [[Durward Kirby]], American television personality (d. 2000) BIRTHS
19110824 Viktor Barna [[Viktor Barna]], Hungarian table tennis player (d. 1972) BIRTHS
19110824 Michel Pablo [[Michel Pablo]], Greek Trotskyist leader (d. 1996) BIRTHS
19110824 Lofty England [[Lofty England]], English automotive engineer and race team manager (d. 1995) BIRTHS
19090824 [[Panama Canal]]. [[Panama Canal]]. EVENTS
19090824 Ronald Grieveson [[Ronald Grieveson]], South African cricketer (d. 1998) BIRTHS
19080824 Shivaram Rajguru [[Shivaram Rajguru]], Indian revolutionary (d. 1931) BIRTHS
19070824 Bruno Giacometti [[Bruno Giacometti]], Swiss architect (d. 2012) BIRTHS
19050824 Siaka Stevens [[Siaka Stevens]], [[President of Sierra Leone]] (d. 1988) BIRTHS
19050824 Arthur Crudup [[Arthur Crudup]], American singer and guitarist (d. 1976) BIRTHS
19040824 Ida Cook [[Ida Cook]] (aka Mary Burchell), British heroine and novelist (d. 1986) BIRTHS
19040824 Alice White [[Alice White]], American actress (d. 1983) BIRTHS
19030824 Karl Hanke [[Karl Hanke]], Nazi official (d. 1945) BIRTHS
19020824 Carlo Gambino [[Carlo Gambino]], Sicilian-born American mafioso (d. 1976) BIRTHS
19020824 Fernand Braudel [[Fernand Braudel]], French historian (d. 1985) BIRTHS
19010824 Preston Foster [[Preston Foster]], American actor (d. 1970) BIRTHS
18990824 Gaylord DuBois [[Gaylord DuBois]], American comic book writer (d. 1993) BIRTHS
18990824 Albert Claude [[Albert Claude]], Belgian biologist, [[Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel laureate]] (d. 1983) BIRTHS
18990824 Jorge Luis Borges [[Jorge Luis Borges]], Argentine writer (d. 1986) BIRTHS
18980824 [[Mikhail Nikolayevich Muravyov|Count Muravyov]], [[Foreign Minister of Russia]] presents a ''rescript'' that convoked the [[Hague Conventions (1899 and 1907)|First Hague Peace Conference]]. [[Mikhail Nikolayevich Muravyov|Count Muravyov]], [[Foreign Minister of Russia]] presents a ''rescript'' that convoked the [[Hague Conventions (1899 and 1907)|First Hague Peace Conference]]. EVENTS
18980824 Malcolm Cowley [[Malcolm Cowley]], American literary critic (d. 1989) BIRTHS
18970824 Fred Rose (musician)|Fred Rose [[Fred Rose (musician)|Fred Rose]], American songwriter and publishing executive (d. 1954) BIRTHS
18950824 Albert F. Mummery [[Albert F. Mummery]], British mountaineer (b. 1855) DEATHS
18950824 Richard Cushing [[Richard Cushing]], [[Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston|archbishop of Boston]] (d. 1970) BIRTHS
18930824 Haim Ernst Wertheimer [[Haim Ernst Wertheimer]], German-born Israeli biochemist, recipient of the Israel Prize (d. 1978) BIRTHS
18910824 [[Thomas Edison]] patents the motion picture camera. [[Thomas Edison]] patents the motion picture camera. EVENTS
18900824 Jean Rhys [[Jean Rhys]], British writer (d. 1979) BIRTHS
18900824 Duke Kahanamoku [[Duke Kahanamoku]], Hawaiian swimmer and surfer (d. 1968) BIRTHS
18880824 Rudolf Clausius [[Rudolf Clausius]], German physicist (b. 1822) DEATHS
18870824 Harry Hooper [[Harry Hooper]], American baseball player (d. 1974) BIRTHS
18840824 Earl Derr Biggers [[Earl Derr Biggers]], American author (d. 1933) BIRTHS
18800824 Joshua Lionel Cowen [[Joshua Lionel Cowen]], American entrepreneur, creator of [[Lionel Trains]] (d. 1965) BIRTHS
18750824 [[Captain Matthew Webb]] became first person to swim the [[English Channel]] [[Captain Matthew Webb]] became first person to swim the [[English Channel]] EVENTS
18720824 Max Beerbohm [[Max Beerbohm]], British caricaturist (d. 1956) BIRTHS
18700824 [[Wolseley Expedition]] reaches [[Manitoba]] to end the [[Red River Rebellion]]. [[Wolseley Expedition]] reaches [[Manitoba]] to end the [[Red River Rebellion]]. EVENTS
18650824 Ferdinand I of Romania [[Ferdinand I of Romania]] (d. 1927) BIRTHS
18630824 Dragutin Lerman [[Dragutin Lerman]], Croatian explorer (d. 1918) BIRTHS
18570824 [[Panic of 1857]] begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in United States history. [[Panic of 1857]] begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in United States history. EVENTS
18520824 Deacon White [[Deacon White]], American baseball player (d. 1919) BIRTHS
18510824 Tom Kendall [[Tom Kendall]], Australian cricketer (d. 1924) BIRTHS
18450824 James Calhoun (soldier)|James C. Calhoun [[James Calhoun (soldier)|James C. Calhoun]], American soldier, brother-in-law of [[George Armstrong Custer]] (d. 1876) BIRTHS
18410824 John Ordronaux (privateer)|John Ordronaux [[John Ordronaux (privateer)|John Ordronaux]], [[privateer]] of the [[War of 1812]] (b. 1778) DEATHS
18410824 Theodore Edward Hook [[Theodore Edward Hook]], English author (b. 1788) DEATHS
18370824 Théodore Dubois [[Théodore Dubois]], French composer and teacher (d. 1924) BIRTHS
18320824 Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot [[Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot]], French mathematician (b. 1796) DEATHS
18310824 August von Gneisenau [[August von Gneisenau]], Prussian field marshal (b. 1760) DEATHS
18240824 Antonio Stoppani [[Antonio Stoppani]], Italian geologist and scholar (d. 1891) BIRTHS
18210824 [[Treaty of Córdoba]] is signed in [[Córdoba, Veracruz|Córdoba]], now in [[Veracruz (state)|Veracruz]], [[Mexico]], concluding the [[Mexican War of Independence]] from [[Spain]]. [[Treaty of Córdoba]] is signed in [[Córdoba, Veracruz|Córdoba]], now in [[Veracruz (state)|Veracruz]], [[Mexico]], concluding the [[Mexican War of Independence]] from [[Spain]]. EVENTS
18200824 [[Constitutionalism|Constitutionalist]] [[History of Portugal#Crises of the nineteenth century|insurrection]] at [[Porto|Oporto]], [[Portugal]]. [[Constitutionalism|Constitutionalist]] [[History of Portugal#Crises of the nineteenth century|insurrection]] at [[Porto|Oporto]], [[Portugal]]. EVENTS
18180824 James Carr (Massachusetts politician)|James Carr [[James Carr (Massachusetts politician)|James Carr]], U.S. Congressman (b. 1777) DEATHS
18160824 [[Treaty of St. Louis#1816 - Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi|Treaty of St. Louis]] is signed in [[St. Louis, Missouri|St. Louis]], [[Missouri]]. [[Treaty of St. Louis#1816 - Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi|Treaty of St. Louis]] is signed in [[St. Louis, Missouri|St. Louis]], [[Missouri]]. EVENTS
18150824 [[Constitution of the Netherlands]] is signed. [[Constitution of the Netherlands]] is signed. EVENTS
18140824 [[United Kingdom|British]] troops invade [[Washington, D.C.]] and during the [[Burning of Washington|Burning of Washington]] the [[White House]] is set ablaze, though not burned to the ground; as well as several other buildings. [[United Kingdom|British]] troops invade [[Washington, D.C.]] and during the [[Burning of Washington|Burning of Washington]] the [[White House]] is set ablaze, though not burned to the ground; as well as several other buildings. EVENTS
18120824 [[Peninsula War]]: A coalition of [[Spain|Spanish]], [[United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British]], and [[Kingdom of Portugal|Portuguese]] forces succeed in lifting the two-and-a-half-year-long [[Siege of Cádiz]]. [[Peninsula War]]: A coalition of [[Spain|Spanish]], [[United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British]], and [[Kingdom of Portugal|Portuguese]] forces succeed in lifting the two-and-a-half-year-long [[Siege of Cádiz]]. EVENTS
17980824 Thomas Alcock (1709-1798)|Thomas Alcock [[Thomas Alcock (1709-1798)|Thomas Alcock]], English clergyman (b. 1709) DEATHS
17870824 James Weddell [[James Weddell]], English explorer of Antarctica (d. 1834) BIRTHS
17790824 Cosmas of Aetolia [[Cosmas of Aetolia]], Greek Orthodox martyr (b. 1714) DEATHS
17720824 William I of the Netherlands [[William I of the Netherlands]] (d. 1840) BIRTHS
17590824 Ewald Christian von Kleist [[Ewald Christian von Kleist]], German poet (b. 1715) DEATHS
17590824 William Wilberforce [[William Wilberforce]], English abolitionist (d. 1833) BIRTHS
17580824 Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin [[Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin]], queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1794) BIRTHS
17500824 Letizia Ramolino [[Letizia Ramolino]], mother of [[Napoleon Bonaparte]] (d. 1836) BIRTHS
17070824 Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon [[Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon]], English Evangelical Revivalist (d. 1791) BIRTHS
16900824 [[Job Charnock]] of the [[East India Company]] establishes a factory in [[Kolkata|Calcutta]], an event formerly considered the founding of the city (in 2003 the [[Calcutta High Court]] ruled that the city has no birthday). [[Job Charnock]] of the [[East India Company]] establishes a factory in [[Kolkata|Calcutta]], an event formerly considered the founding of the city (in 2003 the [[Calcutta High Court]] ruled that the city has no birthday). EVENTS
16830824 John Owen (theologian)|John Owen [[John Owen (theologian)|John Owen]], English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616) DEATHS
16820824 [[William Penn]] receives the area that is now the state of [[Delaware]], and adds it to his [[colony]] of [[Pennsylvania]]. [[William Penn]] receives the area that is now the state of [[Delaware]], and adds it to his [[colony]] of [[Pennsylvania]]. EVENTS
16800824 Thomas Blood [[Thomas Blood]], Irish-born thief of the British crown jewels (b. 1618) DEATHS
16790824 Jean François Paul de Gondi [[Jean François Paul de Gondi]], French cardinal and agitator (b. 1614) DEATHS
16690824 Alessandro Marcello [[Alessandro Marcello]], Italian composer (d. 1747) BIRTHS
16640824 Maria Cunitz [[Maria Cunitz]], Silesian astronomer (b. c.1610) DEATHS
16620824 [[Act of Uniformity 1662|Act of Uniformity]] requires England to accept the [[Book of Common Prayer]]. [[Act of Uniformity 1662|Act of Uniformity]] requires England to accept the [[Book of Common Prayer]]. EVENTS
16470824 Nicholas Stone [[Nicholas Stone]], English sculptor and architect (b. 1586) DEATHS
16350824 Peder Griffenfeld [[Peder Griffenfeld]], Danish statesman (d. 1699) BIRTHS
16080824 [[England|English]] representative to [[India]] lands in [[Surat]]. [[England|English]] representative to [[India]] lands in [[Surat]]. EVENTS
15950824 Thomas Digges [[Thomas Digges]], English astronomer (b. 1546) DEATHS
15910824 Robert Herrick (poet)|Robert Herrick [[Robert Herrick (poet)|Robert Herrick]], English poet (d. 1674) BIRTHS
15780824 John Taylor (poet)|John Taylor [[John Taylor (poet)|John Taylor]], English poet (d. 1653) BIRTHS
15720824 St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre [[St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre]]: DEATHS
15610824 [[William the Silent|Willem of Orange]] marries duchess [[Anna of Saxony]]. [[William the Silent|Willem of Orange]] marries duchess [[Anna of Saxony]]. EVENTS
15520824 Lavinia Fontana [[Lavinia Fontana]], Italian painter (d. 1614) BIRTHS
15420824 Gasparo Contarini [[Gasparo Contarini]], Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) DEATHS
15400824 Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola [[Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola]], Italian painter (b. 1503) DEATHS
14820824 [[capture of Berwick (1482)|Berwick upon Tweed is captured]] from [[Scotland]] by an English army [[capture of Berwick (1482)|Berwick upon Tweed is captured]] from [[Scotland]] by an English army EVENTS
14560824 [[Gutenberg Bible]] is completed. [[Gutenberg Bible]] is completed. EVENTS
13930824 Arthur III, Duke of Brittany [[Arthur III, Duke of Brittany]] (d. 1458) BIRTHS
13910824 [[Jews]] are massacred in [[Palma de Mallorca]]. [[Jews]] are massacred in [[Palma de Mallorca]]. EVENTS
13580824 John I of Castile [[John I of Castile]] (d. 1390) BIRTHS
13490824 [[Jews]] are killed in [[Mainz]] after being blamed for the [[bubonic plague]]. [[Jews]] are killed in [[Mainz]] after being blamed for the [[bubonic plague]]. EVENTS
12170824 Eustace the Monk [[Eustace the Monk]], French mercenary and pirate (b. c.1170) DEATHS
12150824 [[Pope Innocent III]] declares [[Magna Carta]] invalid. [[Pope Innocent III]] declares [[Magna Carta]] invalid. EVENTS
12000824 [[John of England]], signee of the first [[Magna Carta]], marries [[Isabella of Angouleme]] in [[Bordeaux Cathedral]]. [[John of England]], signee of the first [[Magna Carta]], marries [[Isabella of Angouleme]] in [[Bordeaux Cathedral]]. EVENTS
11980824 Alexander II of Scotland [[Alexander II of Scotland]] (d. 1249) BIRTHS
11850824 [[Sack of Thessalonica (1185)|Sack of Thessalonica]] by the Normans. [[Sack of Thessalonica (1185)|Sack of Thessalonica]] by the Normans. EVENTS
11130824 Geoffrey of Anjou [[Geoffrey of Anjou]], Count of Anjou (d. 1151) BIRTHS
11030824 Magnus III of Norway [[Magnus III of Norway]] (b. 1073) DEATHS
10420824 Michael V Kalaphates [[Michael V Kalaphates]], [[Byzantine Emperor]] (b. 1015) DEATHS
4550824 [[Vandals]], led by king [[Genseric]], begin to [[Sack of Rome (455)|plunder Rome]]. [[Pope Leo I]] requests Genseric not destroy the [[Ancient history|ancient]] city or murder its citizens. He agrees and the [[City gate|gates]] of [[Ancient Rome|Rome]] are opened. However, the Vandals [[Looting|loot]] a great amount of [[treasure]]. [[Vandals]], led by king [[Genseric]], begin to [[Sack of Rome (455)|plunder Rome]]. [[Pope Leo I]] requests Genseric not destroy the [[Ancient history|ancient]] city or murder its citizens. He agrees and the [[City gate|gates]] of [[Ancient Rome|Rome]] are opened. However, the Vandals [[Looting|loot]] a great amount of [[treasure]]. EVENTS
4100824 [[Visigoths]] under king [[Alaric I]] begin to [[Sack of Rome (410)|pillage Rome]]. [[Visigoths]] under king [[Alaric I]] begin to [[Sack of Rome (410)|pillage Rome]]. EVENTS
790824 [[Mount Vesuvius]] erupts. The cities of [[Pompeii]], [[Herculaneum]], and [[Stabiae]] are buried in volcanic ash (note: this traditional date has been challenged, and many scholars believe that the event occurred on October 24). [[Mount Vesuvius]] erupts. The cities of [[Pompeii]], [[Herculaneum]], and [[Stabiae]] are buried in volcanic ash (note: this traditional date has been challenged, and many scholars believe that the event occurred on October 24). EVENTS
790824 Pliny the Elder [[Pliny the Elder]], Roman writer and [[Natural history|naturalist]] (b. 23) DEATHS
490824 [[Julius Caesar]]'s [[general]] [[Gaius Scribonius Curio]] is defeated in the [[Battle of the Bagradas River (49 BC)|Second Battle of the Bagradas River]] by the [[Numidians]] under [[Publius Attius Varus]] and King [[Juba I of Numidia|Juba]] of [[Numidia]]. Curio commits [[suicide]] to avoid capture. [[Julius Caesar]]'s [[general]] [[Gaius Scribonius Curio]] is defeated in the [[Battle of the Bagradas River (49 BC)|Second Battle of the Bagradas River]] by the [[Numidians]] under [[Publius Attius Varus]] and King [[Juba I of Numidia|Juba]] of [[Numidia]]. Curio commits [[suicide]] to avoid capture. EVENTS

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