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Today’s Historical Events on September 24
1664, 24th September: The Netherlands ceded New Amsterdam to England
1873, 24th September: Mahatma Phule founded the Satyashodhak Samaj
1932, 24th September: The signing of the Puna Pact by Mahatma Gandhi, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, and Mukundrao Jaykar
1946, 24th September: Cathay Pacific Airways was established in Hong Kong
1947, 24th September: 1,200 refugees slaughtered on the train to Pakistan A trainload of Muslim refugees fleeing to Pakistan has been massacred by Sikhs at Amritsar in Punjab, with at least 1,200 defenseless people shot and hacked to death
1948, 24th September: Establishment of Honda Motor Company
1960, 24th September: The First nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS enterprises, was launched at Newport, Virginia
1973, 24th September: Guinea-Bissau gained independence from Portugal
1994, 24th September: Death sentence handed down to controversial author Dr Salman Rushdie for his novel Satanic Verses
1999, 24th September: The second unit of Kaiga nuclear power plant commissioned
2007, 24th September: India won the T20 world cup under the captaincy of MS Dhoni
2009, 24th September: India’s first unmanned lunar probe, Chandrayan 1, discovered large amounts of water on the Moon
24 September in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on September 24
1534: Guru Ram Das, the 4th Guru of the Sikhs
1564: William Adams, was the first Englishman to reach Japan during a five-ship expedition for a private Dutch fleet
1861: Madam Bhikaji Rustum Kama, Indian revolutionary
1870: Georges Claude, a French engineer He is the inventor of neon lights
1896: F Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist, and short story writer
1902: Ruhollah Khomeini, an Iranian cleric, and politician
1911: Konstantin Chernenko, Secretary of the Communist Party of Russia
1924: Guru Charan Singh Tohra, leader of the Akali Dal and chairman of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Samiti
1925: Autar Singh Paintal, an Indian science, and educational writer
1930: John Watts Young, an American astronaut He became the ninth person to walk on the Moon
1940: Aarti Saha, the first Indian woman swimmer to swim in the English Gulf
1942: Linda McCartney, American photographer, musician, animal rights activist, and entrepreneur
1950: Mohinder Amarnath, cricketer, and commentator He is the son of Lala Amarnath, the first post-independence captain of India
24 September in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on September 24
1541: Paracelsus, Swiss physician, alchemist, lay theologian, and philosopher of the German Renaissance
1896: Louis Gerhard De Geer, Sweden’s first prime minister
1904: Niels Ryberg Finsen, a Danish-Faroese physician and scientist, the first Nobel laureate from the country
1939: Carl Laemmle Jr, American Businessman, founder of Universal Studios
1945: Johannes Wilhelm “Hans” Geiger, German physicist
1992: Sarv Mittra Sikri, 13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India
1999: Ester Boserup, Danish economist
2004 – Raja Ramanna was an Indian physicist
2006 – Padmini, an Indian actress, and trained Bharatanatyam dancer
24 September Special day in India- What happened in India on 24 September
Jacques Specx appointed Governor General of Dutch-Indies.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was second time crowned by ‘Tantrik Paddhati’.
King George empowered the company to establish Municipal Corporation and Mayor s Courts in Bombay and Calcutta.
Sarfoji Bhosle, king of Tanjawar, was born.
John Sevier, Indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn), died at the age of 70.
Anandram Dhekial Fukan, father of modern Assamia poetry and essay writer, was born.
Henry, first Viscount Hardinge of Lahore and Governor General of India, passed away.
Nana Saheb, alias Dhundu Pant, one of the top leaders of Sepoy Mutiny, passed away in Nepal.
Madame Bhikaji Rustom Cama, mother of the Indian Revolution, was born in Bombay. From an early age she took interest in social and political work.
Mahatma Jyotirao Phule established the ‘Satyashodhak Samaj’.
Janardan Swami was born.
Dr. Sakharam Gangadhar Malshe, researcher and critic, was born.
Jugal Mondal, social worker and politician, was born at Howrah.
19 people were killed by police during the anti-Hindu rioting in Kashmir.
Poona Pact’ was signed between Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. This historical agreement allowed increased representation for untouchables. Also, Gandhi ended his fast.
Preetilata Waddedara, the first armed woman revolutionary, was hanged for “Chatgaon Ammunitions Plot”.
Arvind Laxman Apte, right-hand batsman, was born in Mumbai.
It was reported that in the past two weeks over 2 million of India’s depressed classes had renounced Hinduism in favor of Christianity.
Piloo Dara Reporter, cricket test umpire for 10 tests from 1984-87, was born in Mumbai. He was the first ever test umpire to be invited in a foreign country along with V. K. Ramaswamy also of India.
Pakistani raiders invade Kashmir.
Five selected regional TV channels go national by direct linking to INSAT.
India’s Leander Paes defeats Britain’s Jeremy Bates in the Davis Cup tie in New Delhi.
Karnataka High Court stays government order granting permission to open nine private engineering colleges.
Union Labour Minister announces a new export-oriented emigration policy in place of the regulatory one.
At least 100 people die after an outbreak of pneumonic plague in the western city of Surat.
Kanpur University renamed as Chhatrapati Shahu University.
I. K. Gujral, Prime Minister, addresses UN General Assembly, stakes India’s claim to UN Security Council seat.
E. S. Venkataramiah (72), former Chief Justice of India, died in Bangalore.
I. K. Gujral, Prime Minister, formally stated India’s claim to permanent membership of Security Council at the U.N. General Assembly meeting.
In his address to the UN General Assembly, PM Vajpayee said that India wouldl not come in the way of implementing CTBT and may sign it conditionally by September 1999.
The Chief Controller of Defence Accounts (pensions) was renamed as the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts(Pensions), Allahabad.
India’s Krishnan Sasikiran and China’s Wang Yu bagged the boys’ and girl’s titles respectively in the Asian Junior Chess championship in Vung Tau City, Vietnam.