July 24 holidays in 2021

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Tequila Day - Weird
National Thermal Engineer Day - Weird
National Drive-Thru Day - Weird
National Cousins Day - Weird
National Amelia Earhart Day - Weird
National Day of the Cowboy - Weird
Guru Purnima - Hindu
Asala - Dharma Day - Buddhist
Pioneer Day United states (Utah) State Holiday
Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Memorial Ecuador Observance
Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Venezuela National Holiday
Children's Day Vanuatu Public Holiday
Eid al-Adha Bahrain National Holiday
The Restoration of Democracy Greece Observance

Historical Events on July 24

  • 1814: In order to stop Jacob Brown and his American invaders, General Phineas Riall head toward the Niagara River during the War of 1812.
  • 1823: In Chile, slavery is abolished.
  • 1823: The Battle of Lake Maracaibo happens in Maracaibo, Venezuela. During this battle, Admiral Prudencio Padilla defeats the Spanish Navy.
  • 1847: After traveling for seventeen months, 148 Mormons are led into Salt Lake Valley by Brigham Young. They will eventually establish Salt Lake City.
  • 1847: L The rotary-type printing press is invent by Richard March Hoe.
  • 1864: General George Crook and his Union forces are defeated by Confederate General Jubal Early at the Battle of Kernstown during the American Civil War.
  • 1866: After the American Civil War, the state of Tennessee becomes the first U.S state to be let back into the Union during Reconstruction.
  • 1910: The Albanian Revolt of 1910 is put down when the Ottoman Empire takes the city of Shkoder.
  • 1911: Machu Picchu is rediscovered by Hiram Bingam III.
  • 1943: Operation Gomorrah starts on this date. American planes bomb the city of Hamburg in Germany during the day as British and Canadian planes bomb the city by night. By the time the operation ends in November, over nine thousand tons of explosives have been dropped. This resulted in the destruction of over 280,000 buildings and the deaths of more than 30,000 people.
  • 1969: Apollo 11 safely lands in the Pacific Ocean.

Famous Birthdays on July 24

  • French novelist and playwright, Alexandre Dumas is born in 1802.
  • American architect Alexander J. Davis is born in 1803.
  • American actor Chris Sarandon is born in 1942.
  • American comedian Gallagher is born in 1946.
  • American author Brad Watson is born in 1955.
  • American actress Laura Leighton is born in 1968.
  • American actor Eric Szmanda is born in 1975.
  • American surfer Andy Irons is born in 1978.
  • American actress Rose Byrne is born in 1979.

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