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Historical Events In 1924

Friday, 16 November 2018

Feb 08   Audrey Meadows, Wu Chang China, actress (Alice-Honeymooners) on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison  

Feb 08   On this day in history gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies  

Feb 08   In the year 1924 the first coast-to-coast radio hookup General John Joseph Carty speech in Chicago  

Feb 08   The gas chamber at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City is used for the first time in the year 1924.  

Feb 09   On this day in history george Guest, British organist  

Feb 09   Nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR in the year 1924.  

Feb 09   Nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53 in the year 1924.  

Feb 10   Bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators) in the year 1924.  

Feb 10   On this day in history bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer  

Feb 12   George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Carnegie Hall (NYC) on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1924 george Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue premieres in New York.  

Feb 12   In the year 1924 president Calvin Coolidge makes first presidential radio speech  

Feb 13   Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1924 king Tut's tomb is opened  

Feb 13   In the year 1924 king Tut's tomb opened  

Feb 14   In the year 1924 iBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson  

Feb 14   Thomas Watson opens IBM in the year 1924.  

Feb 15   In the year 1924 lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62  

Feb 17   On this day in history johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)  

Feb 17   In the year 1924 oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55  

Feb 17   On this day in history the birth of Margaret Truman, American writer.  

Feb 18   In the year 1924 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard  

Feb 18   In the year 1924 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger  

Feb 18   US, Minister of Marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal in the year 1924.  

Feb 19   In the year 1924 bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)  

Feb 19   On this day in history the birth of Lee Marvin, American actor  

Feb 21   Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1924 the birth of Robert Mugabe,, First Prime Minister of Zimbabwe  

Feb 22   1st presidential radio address (Calvin Coolidge) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Calvin Coolidge becomes the first U.S. president to deliver a radio address from the White House in the year 1924.  

Feb 24   Edmond Picard, Fren/Belg writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87 in the year 1924.  

Feb 24   Greek parliament proclaims republic on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1924 johnny Weissmuller, swims 100 meter record (57 2/5 seconds)  

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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   On this day in history birth of andre Franquin, cartoonist  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1924 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   Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (d. 1993) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834)  

Jan 04   Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852) died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1924 georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89  

Jan 14   In the year 1924 arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72  

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

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

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

Jan 24   Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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