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Historical Events In 1924

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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

Feb 08   Gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 09   Nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators)  

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

Feb 12   In the year 1924 george Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Carnegie Hall (NYC)  

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

Feb 12   President Calvin Coolidge makes first presidential radio speech in the year 1924.  

Feb 13   On this day in history jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1924.  

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history calvin Coolidge becomes the first U.S. president to deliver a radio address from the White House.  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1924 greek parliament proclaims republic  

Feb 24   Johnny Weissmuller, swims 100 meter record (57 2/5 seconds) on this day in history.  

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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   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   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 in the year 1924.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1924 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 on this day in history.  

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

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