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Historical Events In 1924

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Feb 08   In the year 1924 audrey Meadows, Wu Chang China, actress (Alice-Honeymooners)  

Feb 08   In the year 1924 gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison  

Feb 08   Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies in the year 1924.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history the gas chamber at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City is used for the first time.  

Feb 09   George Guest, British organist in the year 1924.  

Feb 09   On this day in history nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR  

Feb 09   Nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators) on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1924 bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1924 jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician  

Feb 13   King Tut's tomb is opened on this day in history.  

Feb 13   King Tut's tomb opened in the year 1924.  

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

Feb 14   Thomas Watson opens IBM on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62 in the year 1924.  

Feb 17   In the year 1924 johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)  

Feb 17   Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1924.  

Feb 17   The birth of Margaret Truman, American writer in the year 1924.  

Feb 18   US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history uS, Minister of Marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal  

Feb 19   On this day in history bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1924 salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1924 edmond Picard, Fren/Belg writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87  

Feb 24   On this day in history greek parliament proclaims republic  

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of roberts Blossom, American actor and poet  

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

Jan 03   Henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader was born in the year 1924.  

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   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   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   In the year 1924 death of alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)  

Jan 13   Georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89 in the year 1924.  

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   Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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