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Historical Events In 1924

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Feb 08   On this day in history audrey Meadows, Wu Chang China, actress (Alice-Honeymooners)  

Feb 08   Gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison in the year 1924.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   George Guest, British organist on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer in the year 1924.  

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history thomas Watson opens IBM  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 18   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard  

Feb 18   US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger in the year 1924.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Johnny Weissmuller, swims 100 meter record (57 2/5 seconds) in the year 1924.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1924

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1924 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   In the year 1924 birth of roy Harding, British teacher  

Jan 03   Nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1924.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of doug Ellis, British entrepreneur  

Jan 04   In the year 1924 birth of sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (d. 1993)  

Jan 05   In the year 1924 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   In the year 1924 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   On this day in history georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89  

Jan 14   Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1924.  

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

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