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What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 24, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 24 revolved around events relating to the Battle of Rowton Heath, Escape of Benedict Arnold, First Flight of a Steam Powered Airship, Black Friday Gold Panic, First National Monument in the USA, Destruction of His Majesty's Airship No. 1, Foundation of the Honda Motor Company, Launch of USS Enterprise, First Ascent of Everest by a Face and Balochistan Earthquakes. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including King Charles I and Sydnam Poyntz, Benedict Arnold and John Andre, Henri Giffard, Ulysses S. Grant, Jay Gould and James Fisk, Theodore Roosevelt, C. G. Robertson and Lieutenant N. F. Usborne, Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa, Vincent P. de Poix, Dougal Haston and Doug Scott and Mamnoon Hussain.

Battle of Rowton Heath - September 24, 1645: On this day in history, September 24, 1645, significant events took place today in Rowton Heath, England, respecting the Battle of Rowton Heath. During the English Civil War the Parliamentarians, commanded by Sydnam Poyntz, fought with the Royalists, led by King Charles I, at Rowton Heath. Charles incurred heavy losses and was defeated. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1645 were King Charles I and Sydnam Poyntz. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: Battle of Rowton Heath *** Date: September 24, 1645 *** Place: Rowton Heath, England *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Escape of Benedict Arnold - September 24, 1780: On this day in history, September 24, 1780, crucial events took place today in New York, USA, relating to the Escape of Benedict Arnold. Following the capture of British Major John Andre and the exposure of the plot to capture West Point, Benedict Arnold hastily made his escape. He headed for the shore of the Hudson River and was taken by barge to the British Ship HMS Vulture. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1780 were Benedict Arnold and John Andre. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: Escape of Benedict Arnold *** Date: September 24, 1780 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

First Flight of a Steam Powered Airship - September 24, 1852: On this day in history, September 24, 1852, significant events took place today in Paris, France, respecting the First Flight of a Steam Powered Airship. On September 24, 1852, Paris born Henri Giffard flew the steam airship, he had invented, from Paris to Elancourt. It was the first powered and controlled flight of an airship. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1852 were Henri Giffard. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: First Flight of a Steam Powered Airship *** Date: September 24, 1852 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Black Friday Gold Panic - September 24, 1869: On this day in history, September 24, 1869, critical events took place today in New York, USA, regarding the Black Friday Gold Panic. James Fisk and Jay Gould were speculators who decided to try and corner the gold market on the New York Gold Exchange. Fisk and Gould started buying gold causing the price to rise. President Ulysses S. Grant learned of the plot and released $4 million of gold onto the market which caused the price to plummet and the scheme to be quashed. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1869 were Ulysses S. Grant, Jay Gould and James Fisk. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: Black Friday Gold Panic *** Date: September 24, 1869 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Scandals *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First National Monument in the USA - September 24, 1906: On this day in history, September 24, 1906, important events took place today in Wyoming, USA, surrounding the First National Monument in the USA. Devils Tower is an 867 foot laccolith in the Bear Lodge Mountains, Wyoming. On September 24th, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt declared it to be the United States' first National Monument. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1906 were Theodore Roosevelt. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: First National Monument in the USA *** Date: September 24, 1906 *** Place: Wyoming, USA *** Category: Geology *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Destruction of His Majesty's Airship No. 1 - September 24, 1911: On this day in history, September 24, 1911, momentous events took place today in Barrow-in-Furness, England, with regard to the Destruction of His Majesty's Airship No. 1. His Majesty's Airship No. 1, designed by C. G. Robertson and Lieutenant N. F. Usborne, was scheduled to undergo full trials on September 24, 1911. When the airship was moved from it's hangar, strong winds broke it in two. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1911 were C. G. Robertson and Lieutenant N. F. Usborne. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: Destruction of His Majesty's Airship No. 1 *** Date: September 24, 1911 *** Place: Barrow-in-Furness, England *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Foundation of the Honda Motor Company - September 24, 1948: On this day in history, September 24, 1948, crucial events took place today in Hamamatsu, Japan, relating to the Foundation of the Honda Motor Company. The Honda Motor Company was founded by Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa in Hamamatsu, Japan. Primarily manufacturing cars and motorcycles, Honda also manufacture other items such as power generators, jet skis and garden equipment. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1948 were Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: Foundation of the Honda Motor Company *** Date: September 24, 1948 *** Place: Hamamatsu, Japan *** Category: Industry *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Launch of USS Enterprise - September 24, 1960: On this day in history, September 24, 1960, critical events took place today in Virginia, USA, regarding the Launch of USS Enterprise. The Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise was laid down in 1958 and built in the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Virginia, USA. She was launched on September 24, 1960, and was commissioned the following day with Captain Vincent P. de Poix in command. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1960 were Vincent P. de Poix. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: Launch of USS Enterprise *** Date: September 24, 1960 *** Place: Virginia, USA *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Ascent of Everest by a Face - September 24, 1975: On this day in history, September 24, 1975, significant events took place today in Nepal. Tibet and China, respecting the First Ascent of Everest by a Face. The 1975 British Mount Everest Southwest Face expedition left Britain on July 29, 1975 and flew to Kathmandu. The expedition became the first to reach the summit after ascending by a face, when Dougal Haston and Doug Scott arrived there on September 24. The pair were supported by a team which included Chris Bonington. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 1975 were Dougal Haston and Doug Scott. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: First Ascent of Everest by a Face *** Date: September 24, 1975 *** Place: Nepal. Tibet and China *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Balochistan Earthquakes - September 24, 2013: On this day in history, September 24, 2013, crucial events took place today in Southwest Pakistan, relating to the Balochistan Earthquakes. On September 24, 2013 an earthquake with a 7.7 magnitude struck the Balochistan province of Pakistan. The devastating quake killed in the region of 825 people and injured approximately 700 others. On September 28, an aftershock with a magnitude of 6.8 killed approximately 22 more people. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 24, 2013 were Mamnoon Hussain. Facts on this day in History September 24: Events on this day in history: Balochistan Earthquakes *** Date: September 24, 2013 *** Place: Southwest Pakistan *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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