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What Happened on June 24, 1850

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Person of interestHoratio Kitchener

Horatio Kitchener, British General who commanded British forces during the Battle of Omdurman (Sudan) and the Second Boer War who became British Secretary of State for War during WWI (1914-16), born in Ballylongford, County Kerry, Ireland (d. 1916)

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener

1850 Highlights

About June 24, 1850

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer