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Historical Events In 1924

Monday, 27 May 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 14   IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson in the year 1924.  

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   Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds) in the year 1924.  

Feb 17   On this day in history oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55  

Feb 17   The birth of Margaret Truman, American writer on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   Bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings) on this day in history.  

Feb 19   The birth of Lee Marvin, American actor on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1924.  

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   Greek parliament proclaims republic in the year 1924.  

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   On this day in history birth of henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1924 birth of nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005)  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1924 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   On this day in history arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72  

Jan 15   In the year 1924 geza Zichy, composer, dies at 74  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history 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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