July 24

Published in On this Day listing

  • 1750 John Philpot Curran, lawyer and politician and father of the nationalist heroine Sarah Curran (1782–1808), born in Newmarket, Co. Cork.
  • 1914 The Buckingham Palace Conference, a last-minute attempt to break the impasse between nationalists and unionists over Home Rule, ended in failure after four days.
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