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Historical Events In 1924

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1924.  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history german Republic day accepts Dawes plan  

Aug 31   Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2)  

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) in the year 1924.  

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 in the year 1924.  

Sep 03   Civil war breaks out in China (Gen Tsi moves to Shanghai) on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history joan Aiken, Romania, writer of children's songs  

Sep 05   Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, composer in the year 1924.  

Sep 06   Assassination attempt on Mussolini fails in the year 1924.  

Sep 06   John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO) on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Alexandra Kollontai of Russia becomes 1st woman ambassador on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- ) in the year 1924.  

Sep 09   Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii in the year 1924.  

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

Sep 10   Boyd K. Packer, LDS apostle on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Giants rip Braves 22-1, Frisch goes 6-for-6 before grounding out on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Leopold &Loeb found guilty of murder in the year 1924.  

Sep 10   Walter Lees, cricketer (26 wkts on 5 Tests Eng v SA 1905-06), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1924.  

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

Sep 13   On this day in history 19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0)  

Sep 13   Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Dr Zhivago-Acad Award 1966) in the year 1924.  

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

Sep 14   In the year 1924 jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster (NY Yankees, SD Padres)  

Sep 14   In the year 1924 walter Johnson elected AL MVP  

Sep 15   In the year 1924 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   Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet was born in the year 1924.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1924 birth of henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader  

Jan 03   Roy Harding, British teacher was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1924 birth of doug Ellis, British entrepreneur  

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   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   In the year 1924 arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1924 death of winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859)  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80  

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