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Friday July 24, 2020

July 24: Day of the Week

July 24, 2020 was the 206th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 160 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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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)

  • 1534
    French explorer Jacques Cartier plants a cross on the Gaspé Peninsula and takes possession of the territory in the name of Francis I of France.
  • 1567
    Mary, Queen of Scots, is forced to abdicate and replaced by her 1-year-old son James VI.
  • 1715
    A Spanish treasure fleet of 10 ships under Admiral Ubilla leaves Havana, Cuba for Spain. Seven days later, 9 of them sink in a storm off the coast of Florida. A few centuries later, treasure is salvaged from these wrecks.
  • 1814
    War of 1812: General Phineas Riall advances toward the Niagara River to halt Jacob Brown’s American invaders.
  • 1911
    Hiram Bingham III re-discovers Machu Picchu, “the Lost City of the Incas”.
  • 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.
  • 1982
    Heavy rain causes a mudslide that destroys a bridge at Nagasaki, Japan, killing 299.
  • 1998
    Russell Eugene Weston Jr. bursts into the United States Capitol and opens fire killing two police officers. He is later ruled to be incompetent to stand trial.
  • 2001
    Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos, all died in this attack. They destroyed 11 Aircraft (mostly military) and damaged 15, there are no civilian casualties. This incident slowed down Sri Lankan economy.
  • 2005
    Lance Armstrong wins his seventh consecutive Tour de France.

Who were born on July 24?

  • 1821
    William Poole, American racketeer and politician (d. 1855)
  • 1919
    Ferdinand Kübler, Swiss cyclist
  • 1922
    Madeleine Ferron, French Canadian writer (d. 2010)
  • 1949
    Michael Richards, American comedian
  • 1968
    Kristin Chenoweth, American singer and actress
  • 1979
    Anne-Gaëlle Sidot, French tennis player
  • 1979
    Rose Byrne, Australian actress
  • 1980
    Gauge, American pornographic actress
  • 1987
    Mara Wilson, American actress
  • 1987
    Nathan Gerbe, American hockey player

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