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Historical Events In 1924

Sunday, 07 June 2020

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

Feb 08   On this day in history gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history the first coast-to-coast radio hookup General John Joseph Carty speech in Chicago  

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   George Guest, British organist in the year 1924.  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1924 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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1924.  

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   In the year 1924 thomas Watson opens IBM  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)  

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   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   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   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 in the year 1924.  

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   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   Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet was born in the year 1924.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of andre Franquin, cartoonist  

Jan 03   Henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roy Harding, British teacher  

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

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   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   Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852) died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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   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   Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80 in the year 1924.  

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