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The 24t o September is the 267t day o the year (268t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 98 days bidin.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 622 - The Prophet Muhammad, founder o Islam, completes his Hijra (pilgrimage) frae Mecca tae Medina in present-day Saudi Arabie.
- 1724 - The Paris Stock Exchange opens.
- 1853 - Fraunce taks control o New Caledon.
- 1906 - Devil's Tower in Wyoming acomes the first Naitional Monument o the Unitit States.
- 1948 - The car company Honda is foondit.
- 1957 - In Barcelona, the Camp Nou Stadium, hame o Barcelona Fitbaa Club, opens.
- 1968 - Swaziland jyns the Unitit Naitions.
- 1973 - Guinea-Bissau in Wast Africae declares unthirldom frae Portugal.
- 1993 - Restoration o Cambodie's monarchy.
- 2005 - Hurricane Rita hits the Texas-Louisiana mairch, killin 100 fowk.
- 2008 - Taro Aso acomes Prime meenister o Japan.
- 2013 - 2013 Pakistan yirdquauk: A yirdquauk hits Balochistan, Pakistan, killin 825, and creatin a temporary isle aff its coast.
- 2015 - A stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabie kills ower 700 fowk.
- 2016 - Jeremy Corbyn defeats a challenge bi Owen Smith tae his leadership o the Breetish Labour Pairty.
- 2017 - German Federal Election: Angela Merkel's CDU an CSU remains the lairgest pairty, but its vote drops tae 33%. The SPD scores anly 21%. The richt-wing Alternative for Germany enters the Bundestag for the first time.
- 2019 - Aw 11 juidges at the Supreme Coort o the Unitit Kinrick decide that the prorogation o pairlament bi Boris Johnson is unlawful, declarin it null an void.
- 2019 - The Supreme Coort o Spain rules that the remains o General Francisco Franco should be moved awa frae the Valley o the Fallen.
- 2019 - The Democrats launch impeachment proceedins agin US Preses Donald Trump ower a phone conversation in which he is said tae hae pressured Ukrainian Preses Volodymyr Zelensky tae investigate the son o Joe Biden.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 15 - Vitellius, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
- 1501 - Gerolamo Cardano, Italian mathemateecian, pheesicist an astrologer (d. 1576)
- 1717 - Horace Walpole, Inglis writer, historian an politeecian (d. 1797)
- 1860 - Samuel Rutherford Crockett, Scottish novellist (d. 1914)
- 1880 - Ismet Inonu, Preses o Turkey (d. 1973)
- 1887 - Victor Hope, 2nt Marquess o Lithgae, Scots politeecian an colonial admeenistrator (d. 1952)
- 1896 - F. Scott Fitzgerald, American writer (d. 1940)
- 1901 - David Carnegie, 11t Yerl o Northesk, Scots peer (d. 1963)
- 1902 - Ruhollah Khomeini, Supreme Leader o Iran (d. 1989)
- 1905 - Severo Ochoa, Spaingie scientist (d. 1993)
- 1911 - Konstantin Chernenko, Soviet politeecian (d. 1985)
- 1911 - Jimmy Smith, Scots fitbawer (d. 2005)
- 1930 - John Young, American astronaut (d. 2018)
- 1931 - Elizabeth Blackadder, Scots penter an prentmakker
- 1936 - Jim Henson, American puppeteer, director an filmmaker (d. 1990)
- 1941 - Linda McCartney, American photographer, muisicker an activist (d. 1998)
- 1948 - Phil Hartman, Canadian actor (d. 1998)
- 1954 - Marco Tardelli, Italian fitbawer
- 1958 - Murdo MacLeod, Scots fitbawer
- 1962 - Ally McCoist, Scots fitbawer
- 1962 - Nia Vardalos, Canadian actress
- 1970 - Gary McSwegan, Scots fitbawer
- 1971 - Craig Burley, Scots fitbawer
- 1980 - Dougie Hall, Scots rugby union player
- 1980 - John Arne Riise, Norwegian fitbawer
- 1992 - Jack Sock, American tennis player
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1143 - Pape Innocent II
- 1541 - Paracelsus, Swiss polymath (b. 1493)
- 1834 - Pedro I o Brazil (b. 1798)
- 1904 - Niels Ryberg Finsen, Faroese medicinar (b. 1860)
- 1920 - Peter Carl Fabergé, Roushie jeweller (b. 1846)
- 1945 - Hans Geiger, German pheesicist (b. 1882)
- 1983 - Isobel Baillie, Scots soprano (b. 1895)
- 1991 - Dr. Seuss, American writer (b. 1904)
- 2018 - Jim Brogan, Scots fitbawer (b. 1944)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Naitional Day o New Caledon
- Mahidol Day (Thailand)
- Independence Day (Guinea-Bissau)
- Armed Forces Day (Peru)
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