On This Day

Historical Events on July 24 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 221 of 221

  • 2014 Fuad Masum is elected as the President of Iraq
  • 2014 Reuven Rivlin is sworn in as the President of Israel
  • 2014 Over 10,000 Palestinians protest Israel's operation in Gaza; 2 Palestinians killed after Al-Aqsa Brigades members fire at Israeli forces
  • 2014 47th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 US President Barack Obama begins an historic 2 day visit to Kenya

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2016 103rd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain
  • 2016 British Senior Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: Englishman Paul Broadhurst wins by 2 strokes from American Scott McCarron
  • 2017 Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoes 2 laws to put Polish courts under political control

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2017 Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner says he did not collude with Russia after meeting with Senate investigators

Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump Jared Kushner
Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump
Jared Kushner
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2017 Taliban suicide bus bombing in Kabul kills at least 38, mainly employees of Afghan ministry of mines and petroleum
  • 2017 Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbikes kills at least 26 and injuries 50 in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 2018 Wildfires near Athens, Greece, kill 91 with 104 injured, over 600 rescued from the coast by boats
  • 2018 First bison born in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, in 140 years, after being reintroduced

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2018 Singer Demi Lovato is hospitalized after a drug overdose in Los Angeles

Actress and Singer-Songwriter Demi Lovato
Actress and Singer-Songwriter
Demi Lovato

Sports record brokenWorld Record

2019 19-year-old Hungarian swimmer Kristóf Milák breaks Michael Phelps' 10 year old 200m butterfly world record at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea; swims 1:50.73, 0.78s faster than Phelps

  • 2019 Second heatwave of the summer in Western Europe sets record temperatures in Belgium in Kleine Brogel 39.9C (102F), for Holland in Eindhoven 39.3C (102F) and Germany at Geilenkirchen 40.5C (104F)

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2019 New UK PM Boris Johnson drastically reshapes cabinet in his first day in office, appointing Dominic Raab as Foreign Secretary, Priti Patel as Home Secretary and Sajid Javid as Chancellor

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2019 Special counsel Robert Mueller reports to the US Senate that President Trump was not exonerated of obstruction of justice and that Russia interfered in US election to benefit Trump

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2019 Global warming is the fastest in 2,000 years and scientific consensus that humans the cause is at 99% according to three major reports published in journals "Nature" and "Nature Geoscience"
  • 2019 Facebook agrees to pay $5 billion fine, largest ever for violating consumer privacy, to the US Federal Trade Commission
  • 2019 10th million Mini car produced during its 60th anniversary year in Oxford, England