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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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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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)

  • 1132
    Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
  • 1701
    Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founds the trading post at Fort Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit, Michigan.
  • 1823
    Slavery is abolished in Chile.
  • 1911
    Hiram Bingham III re-discovers Machu Picchu, “the Lost City of the Incas”.
  • 1924
    Archeologist Themistoklis Sofoulis becomes Prime Minister of Greece.
  • 1929
    The Kellogg-Briand Pact, renouncing war as an instrument of foreign policy, goes into effect (it is first signed in Paris on August 27, 1928 by most leading world powers).
  • 1967
    During an official state visit to Canada, French President Charles de Gaulle declares to a crowd of over 100,000 in Montreal: Vive le Québec libre! (“Long live free Quebec!”). The statement, interpreted as support for Quebec independence, delighted many Quebecers but angered the Canadian government and many English Canadians.
  • 1972
    Bugojno group is caught by Yugoslav security forces.
  • 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”.
  • 1990
    Iraqi forces start massing on the Kuwait-Iraq border.

Who were born on July 24?

  • 1933
    Doug Sanders, American golfer
  • 1940
    Dan Hedaya, American actor
  • 1942
    Chris Sarandon, American actor
  • 1953
    Claire McCaskill, American politician
  • 1953
    Jon Faddis, American jazz trumpet player and composer
  • 1962
    Johnny O'Connell, American race car driver
  • 1970
    Elli Kokkinou, Greek singer
  • 1980
    Wilfred Bungei, Kenyan runner
  • 1982
    Michael Poppmeier, South African-born German rugby player
  • 1989
    Kim Tae-Hwan, South Korean footballer

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