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Historical Events In 1924

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

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

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

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

Feb 09   In the year 1924 george Guest, British organist  

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

Feb 10   Bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue premieres in New York on this day in history.  

Feb 12   President Calvin Coolidge makes first presidential radio speech on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1924 jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history king Tut's tomb opened  

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   On this day in history 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   Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger  

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

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

Feb 19   In the year 1924 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   In the year 1924 1st presidential radio address (Calvin Coolidge)  

Feb 22   In the year 1924 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history greek parliament proclaims republic  

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

Jan 03   Roy Harding, British teacher was born in the year 1924.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005)  

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

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   In the year 1924 death of sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian leader, dies of a stroke at 53  

Jan 24   In the year 1924 thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80  

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