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Dec 24, 1871

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The Unix Timestamp is -3093292800.

Events:


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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 : 1871-12-24
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 : 24-12-1871
Federated States of Micronesia : 12-24-1871
Australia, Belize : 24-12-1871 or 12-24-1871
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1871-12-24 or 24-12-1871
Albania : 1871-12-24 or 24/12/1871
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 24/12/1871
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 24.12.1871
Austria : 24.12.1871 or 24.12.71 or 24. December 1871 or 24. December 71
Bangladesh : 24-12-71 or 71-12-24
Belgium : 24-12-1871
Turkmenistan : 24.12.1871 or 24.12.71
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 24. 12. 1871. or 24. December 1871.
Czech Republic : 24. 12. 1871 or 24. December 1871
Cambodia : 1871-12-24 or 24-12-1871
Canada : 24-12-1871 or 1871 12 24 or 24/12/71 or Dec/24/1871 or Dec 24, 1871 or December 24, 1871 or December-24-71 or 1871-12-24 or 24 December 1871
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1871-12-24
Denmark : 24-12-1871 or 24-12-71 or 1871-12-24 or 18711224 or 24. December 1871 or 24/12-71 or 24/12-1871
Estonia : 24.12.1871 or 24. December 1871
Finland, Serbia : 24.12.1871 or 24. December 1871
France, Ireland : 24/12/1871 or 24-12-1871
Germany : 24.12.71 or 24.12.1871 or 1871-12-24 or 24. December 1871
Hong Kong : 24/12/71 or 24/12/1871 or 1871/12/24
Hungary : 1871. 12. 24.
India : 24-12-1871 or 18711224 or 1871 12 24 or 1871-12-24
Iran : 1871/12/24 or 71/12/24 or 1871-12-24 or 24 December 1871
Kazakhstan : 1871.24.12 or 24.12.1871 or 24.12.71
Kenya : 71/12/24 or 24/12/1871 or 12/24/1871
Korea : 1871.12.24 or 1871/12/24
Latvia : 24.12.1871 or 1871.12.24
Luxembourg : 24/12/1871 or 24.12.1871
Maldives : th 1871f December, 1871 or 24.12.1871 or 24.12.71 or 24/12/71 or 24/12/1871 or 24-12-71 or 24-12-1871
Mongolia : 1871.12.24
Montenegro : 24.12.1871
Netherlands : 24-12-71 or 24-12-1871 or 24 December 71 or 24 December 1871
Nigeria : 24/12/71
Norway : 24.12.1871 or 241271 or 1871-12-24 or 24/12-71
Pakistan, Spain : 24/12/71 or 24/12/1871
Philippines : December 24, 1871 or 24-12-1871
Portugal : 24/12/1871 or 24-12-1871 or 1871-12-24
Poland : 24.12.1871
Romania : 24.12.1871 or 24-Dec-1871
Russia : 24.12.1871 or 24.12.71
Saudi Arabia : 24/12/1871 or 12/24/1871
Slovakia : 24. 12. 1871
Slovenia : 1871.12.24 or 24.12.1871 or 24. December 1871
South Africa : 1871-12-24 or 24/12/71
Sweden : 1871-12-24 or 24/12 1871 or 24/12 -71 or 24.12.1871
Ukraine : 24.12.71 or 24.12.1871 or 24/12/1871
United States of America : 12/24/71 or 12/24/1871 or 24 December 1871 or 24 Dec 1871 or 1871-12-24
Uzbekistan : 24.12.1871 or 24/12 1871

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