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Dec 24, 1851

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History Facts:


24-12-1524 Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama dies in Cochin India
24-12-1582 Vasco daGama Day
24-12-1814 Treaty of Ghent signed ending War of 1812 (This news did not arrive until after Battle of New Orleans)
24-12-1818 Silent Night composed by Franz Gruber sung next day
24-12-1851 Fire devastates Library of Congress in Wash destroys 35 000 volumes
24-12-1865 Several Confederate veterans form the Ku Klux Klan in Pulaski Tn
24-12-1871 Giuseppe Verdi's `Aida' premiere in Cairo at Suez canal opening
24-12-1906 1st radio program broadcast in Brant Rock Mass
24-12-1906 Reginald A. Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio
24-12-1910 Luisa Tetrazzini sings to 250 000 people at Lotta's Fountain
24-12-1920 Enrico Caruso gave his last public performance
24-12-1936 1st radioactive isotope medicine administered Berkeley Ca
24-12-1943 FDR appoints Gen Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied forces
24-12-1951 Libya gains independence from Italy
24-12-1966 Luna 13 lands on moon
24-12-1968 Apollo 8 astronauts read Old Testament Book of Genesis passages
24-12-1970 Walt Disney's "The Aristocats" is released
24-12-1980 Americans remembered Iran hostages by shining lights for 417 seconds

Famous Birthdays:


24-12-1745 Benjamin Rush, American physician, patriot, humanitarian
24-12-1809 Kit Carson, Western scout
24-12-1818 James Prescott Joule, physicist, discovered conservation of energy
24-12-1822 Matthew Arnold, English poet (Dover Beach)
24-12-1868 Emanuel Lasker, of Germany, world chess champion (1894-21)
24-12-1881 Juan Ramon Jimenez, Spanish poet (Distant Gardens) (Nobel 1956)
24-12-1905 Howard Hughes, reclusive billionaire
24-12-1907 I.F. Stone, American journalist, told it like it was
24-12-1921 Bill Dudley, NFL halfback (Pittsburgh, Detroit, Washington)
24-12-1922 Ava Gardner, Actress (On the Beach, Night of the Iguana)
24-12-1930 Robert Joffrey, Choreographer
24-12-1959 Madonna, rock singer, Actress (Desperately Seeking Susan)

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1851-12-24
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 24-12-1851
Federated States of Micronesia : 12-24-1851
Australia, Belize : 24-12-1851 or 12-24-1851
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1851-12-24 or 24-12-1851
Albania : 1851-12-24 or 24/12/1851
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 24/12/1851
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 24.12.1851
Austria : 24.12.1851 or 24.12.51 or 24. December 1851 or 24. December 51
Bangladesh : 24-12-51 or 51-12-24
Belgium : 24-12-1851
Turkmenistan : 24.12.1851 or 24.12.51
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 24. 12. 1851. or 24. December 1851.
Czech Republic : 24. 12. 1851 or 24. December 1851
Cambodia : 1851-12-24 or 24-12-1851
Canada : 24-12-1851 or 1851 12 24 or 24/12/51 or Dec/24/1851 or Dec 24, 1851 or December 24, 1851 or December-24-51 or 1851-12-24 or 24 December 1851
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1851-12-24
Denmark : 24-12-1851 or 24-12-51 or 1851-12-24 or 18511224 or 24. December 1851 or 24/12-51 or 24/12-1851
Estonia : 24.12.1851 or 24. December 1851
Finland, Serbia : 24.12.1851 or 24. December 1851
France, Ireland : 24/12/1851 or 24-12-1851
Germany : 24.12.51 or 24.12.1851 or 1851-12-24 or 24. December 1851
Hong Kong : 24/12/51 or 24/12/1851 or 1851/12/24
Hungary : 1851. 12. 24.
India : 24-12-1851 or 18511224 or 1851 12 24 or 1851-12-24
Iran : 1851/12/24 or 51/12/24 or 1851-12-24 or 24 December 1851
Kazakhstan : 1851.24.12 or 24.12.1851 or 24.12.51
Kenya : 51/12/24 or 24/12/1851 or 12/24/1851
Korea : 1851.12.24 or 1851/12/24
Latvia : 24.12.1851 or 1851.12.24
Luxembourg : 24/12/1851 or 24.12.1851
Maldives : th 1851f December, 1851 or 24.12.1851 or 24.12.51 or 24/12/51 or 24/12/1851 or 24-12-51 or 24-12-1851
Mongolia : 1851.12.24
Montenegro : 24.12.1851
Netherlands : 24-12-51 or 24-12-1851 or 24 December 51 or 24 December 1851
Nigeria : 24/12/51
Norway : 24.12.1851 or 241251 or 1851-12-24 or 24/12-51
Pakistan, Spain : 24/12/51 or 24/12/1851
Philippines : December 24, 1851 or 24-12-1851
Portugal : 24/12/1851 or 24-12-1851 or 1851-12-24
Poland : 24.12.1851
Romania : 24.12.1851 or 24-Dec-1851
Russia : 24.12.1851 or 24.12.51
Saudi Arabia : 24/12/1851 or 12/24/1851
Slovakia : 24. 12. 1851
Slovenia : 1851.12.24 or 24.12.1851 or 24. December 1851
South Africa : 1851-12-24 or 24/12/51
Sweden : 1851-12-24 or 24/12 1851 or 24/12 -51 or 24.12.1851
Ukraine : 24.12.51 or 24.12.1851 or 24/12/1851
United States of America : 12/24/51 or 12/24/1851 or 24 December 1851 or 24 Dec 1851 or 1851-12-24
Uzbekistan : 24.12.1851 or 24/12 1851

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