Here is a list of events along with a brief description that occurred on April 24
Thutmose III becomes the Pharaoh of Egypt in 1479 B.C.E.
The City of Troy falls
Joshua Scolum sets sails for what would become the first solo circumnavigation of the Earth
The first Tank battle in history takes place during World War 1
The Hubble Space Telescope is launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in 1990
Credits: NASA, ESA
US attempt to rescue embassy staff during the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980 fails
Sigmund Freud publishes The Ego and the Id
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
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