Events happened on 24th August, you need to know!

Rajasree Roy

Throughout the entire existence of the nation and the world, numerous occasions occurred on the 24th August.

In 1456, on this day, the first copy of the Bible was printed from the press in Germany. Johannes Gutenberg printed this Bible. So it is also known as the ‘Gutenberg Bible’. He was known for the invention of the movable-type printing press.

On August 24, 1814, British soldiers enter Washington, D.C. Furthermore, consume the White House in counter to the American assault on the city of York in Ontario, Canada, in June 1813. It is actually during the War of 1812 between the United States and England.

Thomas Edison filed a patent application for the kinetographic camera and kinetoscope on 24th August 1891. Edison and Dickson attempted first to make The Kinetophone (aka Phonokinetoscope) create a sound film system, couldn’t make it and the patent goes to Thomas Edison.

The Kinetoscope is an early film display gadget. The Kinetoscope was intended for movies to be seen by each person in turn through a peephole watcher window at the highest point of the gadget.

On 24th August 1908, the Revolutionary Rajguru was born. Shivaram Rajguru is known for the assassination of a British Raj police officer. This revolutionary was involved to kill officer Saunders.

In 1954, on this day, Brazil’s President Getulio Vargas committed suicide. He committed suicide after resigning amidst deepening political equations on this day.

in 1993, on this very same day, The police of Los Angeles began an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against pop star Michael Jackson. 

In 2008, on this day, the 29th Olympics ended in Beijing. On 11 August 2008, Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in India’s men’s 10 m air rifle in this Olympics.

In 2014, on this day, Hollywood veteran actor Sir Richard Attenborough died. Richard Samuel Attenborough was an Entrepreneur, English actor, filmmaker. He was the life president of Chelsea FC. He was also the president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 

There is a say that ‘History repeats itself. This is a day where History was created many times, in many places with many aspects. All of these events have significance in their own subjects. 

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