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Historical Events In 1924

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Aug 26   (August 13 Old Style) The Catastrophe of Smyrna, known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks, occurs. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1924 david Rowbotham, Australian poet  

Aug 28   In the year 1924 georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.  

Aug 28   Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes) in the year 1924.  

Aug 29   In the year 1924 german Republic day accepts Dawes plan  

Aug 31   Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man) in the year 1924.  

Aug 31   Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Kenchoji Rinzai temple in Kamakur Japan, heavily damaged by earthquake in the year 1924.  

Sep 02   44th US Mens Tennis: William Tilden beats William Johnston (61 97 62) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Rudolf Friml's "Rose Marie" opens to rave reviews in NYC on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Civil war breaks out in China (Gen Tsi moves to Shanghai) in the year 1924.  

Sep 04   Joan Aiken, Romania, writer of children's songs on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1924 krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, composer  

Sep 06   On this day in history assassination attempt on Mussolini fails  

Sep 06   John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO) in the year 1924.  

Sep 08   On this day in history alexandra Kollontai of Russia becomes 1st woman ambassador  

Sep 08   Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- ) on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.  

Sep 09   Jane Greer, Wash DC, actress (Prisoner of Zenda, Clown) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1924 boyd K. Packer, LDS apostle  

Sep 10   In the year 1924 giants rip Braves 22-1, Frisch goes 6-for-6 before grounding out  

Sep 10   Leopold &Loeb found guilty of murder on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1924 walter Lees, cricketer (26 wkts on 5 Tests Eng v SA 1905-06), dies  

Sep 11   On this day in history daniel Kahikina Akaka, (Rep-D-HI, 1977- /Sen-D Hawaii)  

Sep 11   Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Howard Curtis Nielson, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- ) in the year 1924.  

Sep 13   19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0) in the year 1924.  

Sep 13   Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Dr Zhivago-Acad Award 1966) on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1924.  

Sep 14   Jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster (NY Yankees, SD Padres) in the year 1924.  

Sep 14   Walter Johnson elected AL MVP on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history anthony Johnson Showalter, composer, dies at 66  

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Famous Birthdays In 1924

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roberts Blossom, American actor and poet  

Jan 03   Andre Franquin, cartoonist was born in the year 1924.  

Jan 03   Henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roy Harding, British teacher  

Jan 03   In the year 1924 birth of nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of doug Ellis, British entrepreneur  

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

Jan 05   Dr Gilbert Bogle, Australian scientist who died in the Bogle-Chandler case (1963) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1924

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834) died in the year 1924.  

Jan 04   Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852) died in the year 1924.  

Jan 13   Georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72 in the year 1924.  

Jan 15   On this day in history geza Zichy, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859)  

Jan 21   Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian leader, dies of a stroke at 53 in the year 1924.  

Jan 24   In the year 1924 thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80  

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