Saturday, March 2, 2024 (Week 09)

June 24 in History

What happened on June 24 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on june 24 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on june 24 in history.

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1970
The U.S. Senate votes overwhelmingly to repeal the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
1964
The Federal Trade Commission announces that, starting in 1965, cigarette makers must include warning labels about the harmful effects of smoking.
1955
Soviet MIGs down a U.S. Navy patrol plane over the Bering Strait.
1953
John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier announce their engagement.
1948
The Soviet Union begins the Berlin Blockade, America responds with the Berlin Airlift.
1943
Royal Air Force Bombers hammer Muelheim, Germany, in a drive to cripple the Ruhr industrial base.
1941
President Franklin Roosevelt pledges all possible support to the Soviet Union.
1940
France signs an armistice with Italy.
1931
The Soviet Union and Afghanistan sign a treaty of neutrality.
1913
Greece and Serbia annul their alliance with Bulgaria following border disputes over Macedonia and Thrace.
1910
The Japanese army invades Korea.
1896
Booker T. Washington becomes the first African American to receive an honorary MA degree from Harvard University.
1862
U.S. intervention saves the British and French at the Dagu Forts in China.
1861
Federal gunboats attack Confederate batteries at Mathias Point, Virginia.
1859
At the Battle of Solferino, also known as the Battle of the Three Sovereigns, the French army, led by Napoleon III, defeats the Austrian army under Franz Joseph I.
1812
Napoleon crosses the Neman River and invades Russia.
1675
King Philip’s War begins.
1664
The colony of New Jersey, named after the Isle of Jersey, is founded.
1647
Margaret Brent, demands a voice and a vote for herself in the Maryland colonial assembly.
1509
Henry VIII is crowned King of England.
1497
Explorer John Cabot lands in North America in present-day Canada.
1340
The English fleet defeats the French fleet at Sluys, off the Flemish coast.
1314
Scottish forces, led by Robert the Bruce, win an overwhelming victory against English King Edward II at the Battle of Bannockburn.