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Historical Events In 1924

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jul 07   Robert LeGendre of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 5½" in the year 1924.  

Jul 09   On this day in history leonard Pennario, Buffalo NY, pianist (LA Philharmonic)  

Jul 10   On this day in history denmark takes Greenland as Norway ends claim  

Jul 10   Johannes B van Heutsz, gov-gen of Dutch Indies (1904-09), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history claus Bremer, writer  

Jul 11   Moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi in the year 1924.  

Jul 12   On this day in history jaap Geraedts, composer  

Jul 13   In the year 1924 albin Stenroos wins Olympic marathon (2:41:22.6)  

Jul 13   George Handy, horse trainer in the year 1924.  

Jul 14   James W. Black, Scottish pharmacologist, Nobel laureate in the year 1924.  

Jul 15   On this day in history david Cox, warden (Nuffield College, Oxford)  

Jul 16   Bess Myerson, Bronx NY, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945) on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history conference over German recovery payments begins in London  

Jul 17   In the year 1924 st Louis Card Jesse Haines no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0  

Jul 18   On this day in history howard Roberts, Burlington NJ, choral director (Leslie Uggams Show)  

Jul 18   KPD points out Rote Frontkampferbund against Nazi on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Sybren Polet, [Sijbe Minnema], Dutch writer/poet (Mannekino) on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) forms in Paris  

Jul 20   In the year 1924 hans Lodeizen, [Johannes A Frederik], Dutch poet (Inner Self)  

Jul 21   Don Knotts, Morgantown WV, actor (Amdy Griffth Show, 3's Company) in the year 1924.  

Jul 22   In the year 1924 margaret Whiting, Detroit, singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family)  

Jul 23   Betsy Haworth, deacon/minister in the year 1924.  

Jul 24   David Loram, British vice-admiral (Supreme Allied Commander) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Estelle Getty, NYC, actress (Sophia Petrillo-Golden Girls) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Elias Motsoaledi, South African Umkhonto we Sizwe-commandant in the year 1924.  

Jul 27   In the year 1924 8th Olympic games closes in Paris  

Jul 27   In the year 1924 ferruccio Benvenuto busoni, pianist/composer, dies  

Jul 27   In the year 1924 otar Vasil'yevich Taktakishvili, composer  

Jul 28   In the year 1924 fred Fisher, cricketer (one Test for NZ v SA 1953)  

Jul 29   On this day in history arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)  

Jul 29   Paul Runyan wins PGA golf championship in the year 1924.  

Jul 30   Christopher Shaw, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family)  

Aug 02   On this day in history james Baldwin, NY, author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1924

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1924 birth of andre Franquin, cartoonist  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader  

Jan 03   In the year 1924 birth of roy Harding, British teacher  

Jan 03   Nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1924.  

Jan 03   Doug Ellis, British entrepreneur was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (d. 1993) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1924 birth of dr Gilbert Bogle, Australian scientist who died in the Bogle-Chandler case (1963)  

Famous Deaths In 1924

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1924 death of sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834)  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)  

Jan 13   On this day in history georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89  

Jan 14   On this day in history arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72  

Jan 15   Geza Zichy, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859) died in the year 1924.  

Jan 21   On this day in history vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian leader, dies of a stroke at 53  

Jan 24   Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80 in the year 1924.  

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