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Historical Events In 1924

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Aug 26   In the year 1924 (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.  

Aug 27   David Rowbotham, Australian poet in the year 1924.  

Aug 28   Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union in the year 1924.  

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   German Republic day accepts Dawes plan in the year 1924.  

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

Aug 31   In the year 1924 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1924 daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 05   On this day in history krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, composer  

Sep 06   Assassination attempt on Mussolini fails on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history john Melcher, (Sen-D-MO)  

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

Sep 08   On this day in history wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- )  

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

Sep 09   On this day in history jane Greer, Wash DC, actress (Prisoner of Zenda, Clown)  

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 in the year 1924.  

Sep 10   On this day in history leopold &Loeb found guilty of murder  

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

Sep 11   Daniel Kahikina Akaka, (Rep-D-HI, 1977- /Sen-D Hawaii) on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57  

Sep 12   On this day in history howard Curtis Nielson, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )  

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

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

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

Jan 03   Nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Doug Ellis, British entrepreneur was born in the year 1924.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (d. 1993)  

Jan 05   Dr Gilbert Bogle, Australian scientist who died in the Bogle-Chandler case (1963) was born in the year 1924.  

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   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   Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Geza Zichy, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1924.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1924 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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