June 15th....and August 24th?!?!?

PLease answer me by telling me inportant or funny facts that happened on these days....

♠ June 15th

♠ August 24th

Please tell me what happenned and on what date and year.... thanks~

Whoever gives me the best answer will get 10 points!!!

9 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    June 15th:

    763 -BC- Assyrians record total solar eclipse event on clay tablet

    1094 Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar [El Cid] occupies Valencia on the Moren

    1215 King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, England

    1219 King Valdemar brought victory for Denmark

    1246 Battle at Leitha: Hungary-Austrian

    1389 Battle of Kossovo; Turks defeat Serbs, Bosnians

    1567 Battle at Carberry Scot: Protestant troops beat Earl Bothwells army

    and Genoa Italy expels Jews

    1590 Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther

    1626 King Charles I disbands English parliament

    1643 Able Tasmania returns to Batavia after discovering Tasmania

    1664 NJ established

    1741 Capt Bering leaves Petropavlovsk, sailing to America

    1762 Austria uses 1st paper currency

    1775 George Washington appointed commander-in-chief of American Army

    1779 General Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, Bronx

    1785 2 French balloonists die in world's 1st fatal aviation accident

    1802 Toussaint L'Ouverture leaves Haiti, prisoner on French ship H‚ros

    1804 12th amendment ratified; deals with manner of choosing president

    1808 Jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain

    1834 Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews

    1836 Arkansas becomes 25th state

    1844 Goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber

    1846 Oregon Treaty signed, setting US-British boundary at 49øN

    1851 Jacob Fussell, Baltimore dairyman, sets up 1st ice-cream factory

    1857 SF Water Works organized

    1860 1st White settlement in Idaho (Franklin)

    1861 Johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry

    1862 Gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan"

    1863 2nd battle at Winchester Va, ends in Federal defeat; 1350 casualities

    1864 -17] Skirmish at Gilgal Church, Georgia

    and Battle for Petersburg begins as Gen Grant assaults Confederate line

    and Capt Mendell begins building 640m long ponton bridge over James R Va

    and Congress passes legislation equalizing pay for Black soldiers

    and Robert E Lee's home area (Arlington, VA) becomes a military cemetery

    1866 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #88 Thisbe

    and Prussia attacks Austria

    1869 Celluloid patented by John Wesley Hyatt, Albany, NY

    and Mike McCoole (US) defeats Tom Allen (England) in bare-knuckle bout

    1871 Phoebe Couzins is 1st woman graduate of a US collegiate law school

    1876 Sara Spencer (R) is 1st woman to address a US presidential convention

    and Tsunami's after earthquake floods NE coast of Japan, kills 28,000

    1877 Henry O Flipper becomes 1st black graduate at West Point

    1878 1st attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1

    picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground

    1887 Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel

    and NY Giants beat Phila Phillies 29-1

    and Stanley's expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls Congo

    1888 Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany

    1889 Start of Sherlock Holmes Adv "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG)

    1894 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8

    1896 Tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku Japan

    27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured, with 13,000 houses destroyed

    1897 Liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election

    1898 US House of Reps accept annexation of Hawaii

    and US marines attack Spanish off Guant namo Cuba

    1901 Willie Anderson wins US Open golf tournament

    1902 Canada's Maritime Provinces switch from Eastern to Atlantic time

    and Justin Clark of Corsicana, Tx minors hits 8 home runs in 1 game

    1904 Side-wheeler "General Slocum" burns in NY's East River (1,031 die)

    1907 44 nations meet in 2nd Hague Peace Conference

    1908 World congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam

    1915 US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo

    1918 1" of snow falls in Northern Pennsylvania

    and 50th running of Belmont Stakes (Johren wins)

    1919 1st nonstop Atlantic flight (Alcock & Brown) lands in Ireland

    1920 De Zweef soccer team forms in N˜verdal

    1921 Bessie Coleman reaches France as US 1st black pilot

    1923 Belgium's Theunis govt falls because of mine, post & railroad strike

    1924 1st transmission of radio Bloemendaal

    and Ford Motor Company manufactures its 10 millionth automobile

    and Native Americans are proclaimed US citizens

    1925 B Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #1093 Freda

    and Phila A's go into bottom of 8th inning trailing 15-4, then score 13

    times to defeat Cleveland 17-15

    1926 7th French govt of Briand falls

    1929 1st time NY curb stock exchange transacts more business than NY Exch

    1931 Poland & USSR sign friendship treaty

    1933 C Jackson discovers asteroids #1278 Kenya & #1279 Uganda

    1934 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1324 Knysna

    and Great Smokey Mountains National Park dedicated

    and K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1322 Coppernicus

    1938 1st night game at Bkln Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cin Red

    Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter

    1939 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1676 Kariba

    1940 38 Italians Fiat bombers bomb Luc-and-Province

    and Bread & flour rationed in Holland

    and French Fort Verdun & Paris captured by Germans

    and German troops occupy Paris

    and Soviet Army occupies Lithuania

    1943 Congress of racial Equality (CORE) forms

    1944 US forces begin invasion of Saipan in Pacific

    1945 ANJV established in Concert building, Amsterdam

    and Dutch political party ANJV forms

    1947 1st night game at Detroit Briggs Stadium (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)

    and Lew Worsham wins US Open golf tournament

    1948 WPIX TV channel 11 in NY, NY (IND) begins broadcasting

    and WTNH TV channel 8 in New Haven, CT (ABC) begins broadcasting

    1950 Dutch police seize condoms

    and Itzigsohn discover asteroid 1581 Abanderada, 1582 Martir & 1779 Parana

    1951 1st coml electronic computer dedicated Phila

    and Joe Louis scored his last knock out victory

    1953 NYC Transit Authority forms

    and WLFI TV channel 18 in Lafayette, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

    1954 Great Britain's 2 biggest steel factory nationalized

    1956 John Lennon (15) & Paul McCartney (13) meet for 1st time as

    Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at a church dinner

    1957 42.01 cm (16.54") of rainfall, East St Louis, Ill (state record)

    and Dick Mayer wins US Open golf tournament

    and Yanks trade Billy Martin & Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran

    1960 Angel Cordero wins his 1st of over 7000 horse races

    and Argentina complains to UN about Israeli illicit transfer of Eichmann

    1962 Phillies score 10 runs in an inning against Reds en route to 13-8 win

    and South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes

    and WWUP TV channel 10 in Sault Ste Marie, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

    1963 "Sukiyaki" hits #1

    and Buddy Nobles runs world record marathon (2:14:28)

    and Israeli premier David Ben-Gurion resigns

    and SF Giants Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0

    1964 Last French troops leave Algeria

    1965 South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products

    1967 Gov Reagan signs liberalized California abortion bill

    1968 John Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral

    1969 "Hee Haw" with Roy Clark & Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV

    and Orville Moody wins US Open golf tournament

    1971 Vernon E Jordan Jr, appointed exec director of National Urban League

    1972 Rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel (France) causes 2 train crash; 107 die

    and West German police arrested RAF leader Ulrike Meinhof

    1973 "American Graffiti" opens in NYC

    1976 Yankees trade May, Martinez, Pagan, MacGregor & Demsey to Baltimore

    for Holtzman, Alexander, Grant Jackson, Elrod Henrick & Jim Freeman

    1977 Spain's 1st free elections since 1936 (41 years)

    and Wim Polak becomes mayor of Amsterdam

    1978 Belgian govt resigns

    and Italy's pres Leone resigns due to Lockheed affair

    and Jordan's King Hussein marries Elizabeth Halaby, 26-yr-old American

    and Soyuz 29 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6; they stay 139 days

    1979 1st space shuttle SRB qualification test firing; 122 seconds

    1980 Jack Nicklaus wins for the 4th time US Open golf tournament

    and Jorge Orta of Cleveland gets 6 hits in a baseball game

    1982 Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat

    1983 Supreme Court struck down state & local restrictions on abortion

    1984 Thomas Hearns KOs Roberto Duran

    and Vitesse soccer team forms in Arnhem

    1985 En route to Halley's Comet, USSR's Vega 2 drops lander on Venus

    and Russian space probe Vega 2 lands on Venus

    1986 Pravda announces high-level Chernobyl staff fired for stupidity

    and Raymond Floyd wins US Open golf tournament

    1987 Bettino Craxi's Socialist Party wins election in Italy

    1988 NASA launches space vehicle S-213

    and Turkish premier ™zal meets Greek premier Papandreou in Athens

    1989 Balt Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)

    and Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth

    1990 "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres

    1991 Philippines volcano Mount Pinatubo erupts

    1992 1st Berlin Air Show in 60 years

    and Director Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest) marries Virginia Bush Ford

    and Erie Sailors (Fla Marlin farm team) 1st game beat Jamestown 6-5 in 13

    and Ghana Airways inaugurates flights to JFK Airport (NYC)

    1994 NY Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms

    and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

    1896 Tsunami strikes Shinto festival on the beach at Sanriku, Japan.

    27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured, with 13,000 houses destroyed.

    1904 Side-wheeler 'General Slocum' burns in New York's East River

    with the loss of 1,031 lives.

    1972 Rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel caused crash of 2 trains,

    inside the tunnel, killing 107. (Soissons, France)

    Aug 24th:

    79 Mt Vesuvius erupts, buries Pompeii & Herculaneum

    410 Rome overrun by Visigoths, symbolized fall of Western Roman Empire

    1215 Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid

    1217 Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France

    1349 6,000 Jews are blamed for the plagued are killed in Mainz

    and Jews of Cologne Germany set themselves on fire to avoid baptism

    1391 Jews of Palma Majorca massacred

    1511 Portugese troops under Afonso the Albuquerque occupy Malakka

    1516 Battle at Aleppo: Turks beat Syria

    1542 Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain

    1561 Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon

    1572 King Charles IX orders massacre of thousands of French Protestants

    1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India

    1654 Louis II Cond‚ disbands ends of Atrecht

    1658 Battle at Grevelingen: English fleet beats Spanish

    1662 Act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer

    1682 Duke James of York gives Delaware to William Penn

    1690 Job Charnock founds Calcutta India

    1704 Sea battle at Malaga

    1751 Thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch

    1787 Wolfgang A Mozart completes his viola sonata in A, K526

    1814 British sack Washington, DC, White House burned

    1826 Netherland's South Willems Port (Bosch-Luik) opens

    1828 Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea

    1831 John Henslow asks Charles Darwin to travel with him on HMS Beagle

    1833 HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina

    1847 Charlotte Bront‰ finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"

    1853 1st potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs, NY)

    1854 National emigration convention meets in Cleveland

    1858 Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning

    1867 J C Watson discovers asteroid #93 Minerva

    1869 Waffle iron invented

    1876 Riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed

    1891 Thomas Edison patents motion picture camera

    1893 Tornado destroys coast of Savannah & Charleston; about 1000 die

    1903 M Wolf discovers asteroid #513 Centesima & #514 Armida

    1904 Field battle at Liao-Yang-200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian

    and Holcombe Ward wins the US Tennis Open

    1905 Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings

    1906 Cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game

    1908 Heavyweight Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in Sydney NSW

    1909 Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal

    1911 Manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal

    1912 NYC ticker tape parade for Jim Thorpe & victorious US olympians

    and Territory of Alaska organized

    and US passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition govt

    1914 Battle at Bergen: Belgium vs Britain

    and German troops occupy Names Belgium

    and Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC

    1918 Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)

    1921 Battle of Sakaray Valley begins between Turkey & Greece

    and British airship R-38 crashes in Humber; 44 die

    1922 1st Phillie to hit for cycle (Cy Williams)

    1923 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2)

    1929 Palestinians attack orthodox Jews in Jerusalem

    and Turkey & Persia signs peace treaty

    1931 France & USSR sign neutrality/no attack treaty

    1932 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart

    1933 S Arend discovers asteroid #1313 Berna

    1936 Australian Antarctic Territory created

    and FDR gives FBI authority to pursuit fascists & communists

    and K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2137 Priscilla

    1937 Republican offensive at Belchite Spain

    1939 Germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact

    1940 Luftwaffe bombs London

    1942 Sea battle at Eastern Solomon Island

    and Transport nr 23 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

    1944 Gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris

    1949 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forms

    1950 1st US ***** delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson

    and Edith Sampson named 1st black US delegate to UN

    and Operation Magic Carpet-45,000 Yemenite Jews move to Israel

    1954 Communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism

    and International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China

    and William Heatherton's "Reluctant Debutante," premieres in London

    1956 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC

    1957 British soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea

    1958 Sergei Popov wins Stockholm marathon (2:15:17.0)

    1959 Hiram L Fong sworn in as 1st Chinese-American senator while Daniel

    K Inouye sworn in as 1st Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii)

    1960 -127øF (-88øC), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)

    and 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil

    1961 Windward Islands' Airways International (Winair) forms

    Former nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister

    and of justice (if the shoe fits...)

    1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

    1963 1st 200 meter freestyle swum under 2 minutes (Don Schollander 1:58)

    and John Pennel is 1st to pole-vault 17'

    1964 2nd Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 6-4

    1966 USSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon

    1967 Liberian flag designed

    1968 France became world's 5th thermonuclear power, explodes on Mururoa

    and France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island

    1969 Peru nationalizes US oil interests

    1970 Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison

    1972 8th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 2-1

    and Gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame

    1973 John Adams & his drum - become a right-field fixture in Cleve Stadium

    1974 L Chernykh discovers asteroid #3770

    1975 Papadopoulos/Pattakos/Makarezos sentenced to death in Athens

    and SF Giant Ed Halick no-hits NY Giants, 6-0

    and Tampa Bay Rowdies beat Portland 2-0 for NASL cup

    1976 Soyuz 21 returns to Earth

    1978 USSR performs underground nuclear test

    1979 NFL fans (60,916) choose old Patriots logo over new

    and UN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps

    1980 Jozef Pinkovski replaces Poland premier Babiuch

    1981 American Charles Chapman is 1st black to swim English Channel

    and Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for Lennon's murder

    1984 Pat Bradley set LPGA record for 9 holes with a 28 at Denver

    and T Seki discovers asteroid #3431 Nakano

    1985 STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather

    1987 Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes

    1989 British brewery Bass buys Holiday Inn hotel chain

    and Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling

    and Voyager 2 flies past Neptune

    1990 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia

    and Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City

    1991 Gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party

    and Ukraine declares independence from USSR

    1992 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)

    and Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings

    and Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die

    1993 Mars Observer comes closest to Mars

    1994 Kieren Perkins swims world record 800m free style (7:46.00)

    and Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m free style (14:41.66)

    1995 Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island

    and Windows 95 debuts

    -79 Mount Vesuvius erupts burying Pompeii & Herculaneum.

    1960 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil.

  • 1 decade ago

    June 15th in History

    1844: Vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear

    1972: 75,000 attend gathering of religious leader Billy Graham, in Texas

    1977: General elections held in Spain, the first since 1936

    June 15th birthdays

    1884: Harry Langdon, American silent film star

    August 24th in History

    1981: Mark Chapman begins a life sentence for killing 'Beatles' legend John Lennon

    August 24th birthdays

    1724: George Stubbs, British painter

    1789: James Wedell, Scottish Antarctic explorer

    1872: Sir Max Beerbohm, British writer and caricaturist

    1948: Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician

    1957: Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian

  • Zoer
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    June 15th 1215:

    King John of England puts the Royal Seal on the Magna Carta.

    August 24th 1215:

    Pope Innocent III declares the Magna Carta invalid.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    June 15:

    1667 - The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys. He transfuses 12 fluid ounces (350 mL) of sheep blood to a 15-year-old boy. The boy later dies and Baptiste is accused of murder.

    1752 - Ben Franklin Flies a Kite: Franklin performs his famous experiment, proving that lighting and electricity are related.

    1836 - Arkansas is admitted as the 25th U.S. state.

    1878 - 1st attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground

    1956 - John Lennon is introduced to Paul McCartney, and invites Paul to join his band.

    1986 - Pravda announces high-level Chernobyl staff fired for stupidity

    1992 - Vice-Pres. Dan Quayle misspells "potato" at an elementary school spelling bee.

    1992 - Actors Tom Cruise and Michael Keaton have their hand- and footprints placed in wet cement in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

    1997 - At age 21, Tiger became the youngest golfer to be ranked number one.

    August 24:

    1814 - British troops invade Washington, D.C. and burn down the White House and several other buildings.

    1853 - The first potato chips are prepared by Chef George Crum in Saratoga Springs, NY.

    1858 - In Richmond, Virginia, 90 blacks are arrested for learning.

    1869 - the waffle iron is invented

    1912 - Alaska becomes a United States territory.

    1932 - Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly across the United States non-stop (from Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey).

    1960 - A temperature of −88°C (−127°F) is measured in Vostok, Antarctica — a world-record low.

    1989 - Pete Rose: The baseball legend is banned for life from baseball.

    1989 - Twelve years into its mission, "Voyager 2" reaches Neptune.

    1995 - Microsoft holds a party for 2,000 industry dignitaries on its Redmond, Washington, campus, as it introduces the Windows 95 personal computer operating system to the world.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    June 15th memories of HighSchool Break gettin High

    August 24th prob back to school fallin asleep in class

  • 4 years ago

    June 15th:

    My birthday

  • 1 decade ago

    August 24 / 2004 i met my x- fiancee and June 15 / 2007 i hope to meet my next one...

  • 1 decade ago

    June 15, 2005 Well it was my Aunt Harmonica's birthday and instead of blowing out her candles on her cake, it was me that got the cake in my face but first the candles werent in it so that was good. I saw her blow out the candles take them out and pick up the cake and put in my face! Now they all call me Cake Face. It was fun though.

  • 1 decade ago

    In my life or just in the general world.

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