July 24: Day of the Week
July 24, 2019 was the 205th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 160 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1487Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands strike against ban on foreign beer.
- 1814War of 1812: General Phineas Riall advances toward the Niagara River to halt Jacob Brown’s American invaders.
- 1910The Ottoman Empire captures the city of Shkodër, putting down the Albanian Revolt of 1910.
- 1923The Treaty of Lausanne, settling the boundaries of modern Turkey, is signed in Switzerland by Greece, Bulgaria and other countries that fought in World War I.
- 1937Alabama drops rape charges against the so-called “Scottsboro Boys”.
- 1943World War II: Operation Gomorrah begins: British and Canadian aeroplanes bomb Hamburg by night, those of the Americans by day. By the end of the operation in November, 9,000 tons of explosives will have killed more than 30,000 people and destroyed 280,000 buildings.
- 1950Cape Canaveral Air Force Station begins operations with the launch of a Bumper rocket.
- 1959At the opening of the American National Exhibition in Moscow, U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev have a “Kitchen Debate”.
- 1974Watergate 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.
- 2001Bandaranaike 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.
Who were born on July 24?
- 1931Ermanno Olmi, Italian director
- 1933Doug Sanders, American golfer
- 1936Dan Inosanto, Filipino-American martial artist
- 1936Mark Goddard, American actor
- 1947Zaheer Abbas, Pakistani cricketer
- 1958Mick Karn, English musician (d. 2011)
- 1976Nate Bump, American baseball player
- 1976Rafer Alston, American basketball player
- 1976Tiago Monteiro, Portuguese racing driver
- 1980Gauge, American pornographic actress
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