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 This day in History - August 24
363 Historic Events for August 24
1898

Marie J Hugenholtz, [Doctor Grandi], surgeon on Cura‡ao

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1899

Johan J Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons)

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1899

Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina, writer of fiction, essays (Labyrinths)

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1899

Ruth Schaumann, German painter/writer (Rose, Black King)

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1900

Preston Foster, Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger)

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1900

V sa Pr¡hoda, Czech violinist

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1902

Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization and Capitalism)

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1904

Rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory)

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1904

24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97)

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1904

Field battle at Liao-Yang-200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian

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1905

Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings

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1905

Sven Johan Stolpe, Swedish author (L„tt, snabb och ”m)

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1905

Donald Douglas, Scotland, actor (I Love You Again)

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1906

Cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game

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1906

Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies

Death
1907

Pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58

Death
1908

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

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1908

NY Giants scores shown on electric diamonds known as "Compton's Baseball Bulletin" at MSG

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1909

Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal

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1909

Ronnie Grieveson, S Afr cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939)

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1910

Bernhard Heiden, composer

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1911

Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister

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1911

Manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal

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1911

L‚o Ferr‚, French singer/composer (Silly-aim‚, Ni Dieu ni maŒtre)

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1912

Territory of Alaska organizes

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