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Importance of 24th February in History

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1999
Death of Andre Dubus, American short story writer
United States
1998
Death of Henny Youngman, British-born American comedian, ‘King of the One-Liners’.
United States
1920
The Nazi party was founded on this day.
Germany
1909
The Hudson Motor Car Company was founded in Detroit, Michigan
United States
1858
Birth of Arnold Dolmetsch, Swiss maker and restorer of musical instruments
Switzerland
1856
Death of Nikolai Lobachevsky, Russian mathematician who developed hyperbolic geometry.
Russian Federation
1822
Inauguration of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad - the first Swaminarayan temple in the world.
India
1810
Death of Henry Cavendish, English physicist who discovered hydrogen.
Great Britain
1804
The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London burnt down.
Great Britain
1709
Birth of Jacques de Vaucanson, French engineer and inventor of automata and automated machines, including the first fully automatic loom
France
1607
First performance of L'Orfeo, Monteverdi's masterpiece, considered the first real opera.
Italy
1582
The Gregorian calendar is introduced
Italy
0616
Death of Æthelberht of Kent – suceeded by Eadbald his son.
Great Britain
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