August 24 | On this Day

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2016 Chinese-American chemist Roger Y. Tsien died. Death day
2016 German politician Walter Scheel died. Death day
2014 English film director Richard Attenborough died. Death day
2011 Golfer from United States, Paul Harney died. Death day
2008 The closing ceremony of Games of the XXIX Olympiad, or 2008 Summer olympics was held in Beijing.
2008 Iran Aseman Airlines/Itek Air Flight 6895 aircraft incident at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, killed 65 people. Man-Made Disaster
1997 Chess grandmaster from United States, Michael William Brown was born. Birthday
1995 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Aleksandar Indjic was born. Birthday
1992 Chess grandmaster from Brazil, Evandro Amorim Barbosa was born. Birthday
1991 Independence Day of Ukraine. National Holiday
1974 Russian-American inventor Alexander Procofieff de Seversky died. Death day
1973 Dutch swimmer Inge de Bruijn was born. Birthday
1967 Chess grandmaster from Spain, Jordi Magem Badals was born. Birthday
1965 American actress Marlee Matlin was born. Birthday
1965 US Marine Corps (149802) aircraft incident at Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, China, killed 59 people. Man-Made Disaster
1964 Astronaut from Russia, Salizhan Sharipov was born. Birthday
1960 Astronaut from Austria, Franz Viehböck was born. Birthday
1960 Astronaut from United States, Steven Lindsey was born. Birthday
1954 Brazilian politician Getulio Vargas died. Death day
1951 United Airlines Flight 615 aircraft incident at Union City, California, US, killed 50 people. Man-Made Disaster
1949 Chess grandmaster from Montenegro, Božidar Ivanović was born. Birthday
1949 Astronaut from United States, Anna Fisher was born. Birthday
1948 Finnish politician Sauli Niinisto was born. Birthday
1946 Astronaut from United States, Richard Richards was born. Birthday
1940 German technician Paul Gottlieb Nipkow died. Death day
1938 Japan mid-air collision aircraft incident at Tokyo, Japan, killed 58 people. Man-Made Disaster
1935 Japanese politician Tsutomu Hata was born. Birthday
1927 American economist Harry Markowitz was born. Birthday
1923 Japanese politician Kato Tomosaburo died. Death day
1904 Chess grandmaster from Soviet Union, Vladimir Makogonov was born. Birthday
1899 Belgian-American medical doctor Albert Claude was born. Birthday
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