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Importance of 24th July in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 24th July special in the world history.


देश और दुनिया के इतिहास के पन्‍नों में 24 जुलाई कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण है, उनमें से ये सभी प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1758 में अमेरिका के तत्कालीन राष्ट्रपति जॉर्ज वॉशिंगटन उत्तरी अमेरिका की पहली एसेंबली वर्जीनिया हाउस बर्जेसिज में शामिल हुए
  • 1793 में फ्रांस ने कॉपीराइट कानून बनाया
  • 1823 में चिली में दास प्रथा समाप्त हुई
  • 1870 में अमेरिका में पहली रेल सेवा की शुरुआत हुई
  • 1937 में प्रसिद्ध भारतीय अभिनेता मनोज कुमार का जन्मदिन हुआ था
  • 2004 में इटली ने भारतीय पर्यटकों के लिए सात वीजा काल सेंटर शुरू करने का फैसला लिया
  • 2005 में कोरियाई क्षेत्र को परमाणु हथियारों से मुक्त करने हेतु उत्तर और कोरिया के बीच आम सहमति बनी

1980
Death of Peter Sellers, actor
Great Britain
1974
Death of Sir James Chadwick, physicist and Nobel Laureate
Great Britain
1929
The Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact came into effect, renouncing war in favour of arbitration (15 nations had signed up to it in August 1928)
1911
Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas, was rediscovered.
Peru
1908
Birth of Cootie Williams, American jazz musician .
United States
1897
Birth of Amelia Earhart
United States
1895
Birth of Robert Graves, writer
Great Britain
1883
Death of Captain Matthew Webb, British swimmer, first person to swim the English Channel (without artificial aids).
Great Britain
1867
Birth of E F Benson, English writer - most famous for the Mapp & Lucia novels.
Great Britain
1864
Birth of Frank Wedekind, German writer.
Germany
1847
Brigham Young and his 148 Mormon pioneers arrived in Salt Lake Valley, and event that led to the founding of Salt Lake City.
United States
1823
Slavery abolished in Chile.
Chile
1802
Birth of Alexander Dumas, writer
France
1783
Birth of Simón Bolívar, El Liberator, whose military campaigns gained independence for Bolivia, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
1567
Mary Queen of Scots deposed and replaced by her 1 year old son James VI
Great Britain
1534
Jacques Cartier claimed Canada for the French
France
1487
The people of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands went on strike against a ban on imported beer. Notably they wanted Koyt, a beer from Haarlem, a town 115 miles away.
Netherlands
1411
Battle of Harlaw, an appallingly bloody feudal bust up in the East of Scotland.
Great Britain
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