Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 24th February special in the world history.
Death of Andre Dubus, American short story writer
Death of Henny Youngman, British-born American comedian, ‘King of the One-Liners’.
The Nazi party was founded on this day.
The Hudson Motor Car Company was founded in Detroit, Michigan
Birth of Arnold Dolmetsch, Swiss maker and restorer of musical instruments
Death of Nikolai Lobachevsky, Russian mathematician who developed hyperbolic geometry.
Inauguration of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad - the first Swaminarayan temple in the world.
Death of Henry Cavendish, English physicist who discovered hydrogen.
The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London burnt down.
Birth of Jacques de Vaucanson, French engineer and inventor of automata and automated machines, including the first fully automatic loom
First performance of L'Orfeo, Monteverdi's masterpiece, considered the first real opera.
The Gregorian calendar is introduced
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Death of Æthelberht of Kent – suceeded by Eadbald his son.
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