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Historical Events For April - 24

Thursday, 23 February 2017

1922  Richard Batka, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1923  On April - 24 general harbor strike begins in NYC  

1924  Marilyn Erskine, Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show) on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history george Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies  

1925  On April - 24 88F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April  

1927  On this day in history josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)  

1928  Fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented on April - 24.  

1928  On this day in history gustav Krivinka, composer  

1928  On April - 24 ferdinand B Hummel, composer, dies at 72  

1929  A non-stop England to India flight takes-off on April - 24.  

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1929  1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off on this day in history.  

1929  Ferit Tuzun, composer on April - 24.  

1930  On April - 24 h Van Gent discovers asteroid #1165 Imprinetta  

1930  Conn Findlay, Stockton Calif, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76) on this day in history.  

1931  On April - 24 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa  

1931  On April - 24 bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)  

1932  On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1862 Apollo  

1932  German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia) on this day in history.  

1932  Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje) on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history 1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell)  

1933  Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me) on this day in history.  

1934  Laurens Hammond announced the development of the pipeless organ on April - 24.  

1934  On this day in history the birth of Shirley MacLaine, American actress  

1935  Paul Klengel, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73  

1938  On April - 24 lindenheuvel soccer team forms  

1939  John Foulds, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1941  On April - 24 british army begins evacuation of Greece  

1942  The birth of Barbra Streisland, American singer and actress on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Exeter  

1943  Gerardus H de Hare, socialist vicar, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1944  Capture of Madang, New Guinea on April - 24.  

1944  On this day in history first Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"  

1944  United Negro College Fund incorporates on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1533  On this day in history birth of william I of Orange (d. 1584)  

1538  On April - 24 birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

1581  On this day in history birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

1594  Benedikt Lechler, composer was born on April - 24.  

1620  John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography was born on April - 24.  

1660  On April - 24 birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

1670  Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer was born on April - 24.  

1706  On April - 24 birth of giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0624  On this day in history death of mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury  

0709  Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on this day in history.  

0729  Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89 on this day in history.  

1077  On this day in history geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies  

1185  Death of Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on April - 24.  

1338  On April - 24 death of marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)  

1530  Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on this day in history.  

1617  On this day in history death of carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered  

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