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Wednesday July 24, 2019

July 24: Day of the Week

July 24, 2019 is the 205th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 160 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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July 24 Historical Event(s)

  • 1487
    Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands strike against ban on foreign beer.
  • 1701
    Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founds the trading post at Fort Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit, Michigan.
  • 1910
    The Ottoman Empire captures the city of Shkodër, putting down the Albanian Revolt of 1910.
  • 1915
    The passenger ship S.S. Eastland capsizes while tied to a dock in the Chicago River. A total of 844 passengers and crew are killed in the largest loss of life disaster from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes.
  • 1922
    the draft of The British Mandate of Palestine was formally confirmed by the Council of the League of Nations; and which came into effect on 26 September 1923.
  • 1931
    A fire at a home for the elderly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania kills 48 people.
  • 1972
    Bugojno group is caught by Yugoslav security forces.
  • 1974
    Watergate scandal: the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon did not have the authority to withhold subpoenaed White House tapes and they order him to surrender the tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.
  • 1983
    George Brett batting for the Kansas City Royals against the New York Yankees, has a game-winning home run nullified in the “Pine Tar Incident”.
  • 2002
    Democrat James Traficant is expelled from the United States House of Representatives on a vote of 420 to 1.

Who were born on July 24?

  • 1821
    William Poole, American racketeer and politician (d. 1855)
  • 1851
    Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (d. 1935)
  • 1856
    Charles Émile Picard, French mathematician (d. 1941)
  • 1904
    Richard B. Morris, American constitutional historian (d. 1989)
  • 1908
    Cootie Williams, American trumpeter (d. 1985)
  • 1917
    Robert Farnon, Canadian conductor, composer, and arranger (d. 2005)
  • 1977
    Mehdi Mahdavikia, Iranian football player
  • 1981
    Mark Robinson, English footballer
  • 1983
    Daniele De Rossi, Italian footballer
  • 1998
    Bindi Irwin, Australian entertainer

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