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Historical Events In 1924

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1924.  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1924 nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR  

Feb 09   Nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53 in the year 1924.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1924 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history iBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson  

Feb 14   In the year 1924 thomas Watson opens IBM  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history the birth of Margaret Truman, American writer.  

Feb 18   US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard in the year 1924.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1924 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   Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1924 birth of andre Franquin, cartoonist  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1924 death of alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)  

Jan 13   In the year 1924 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian leader, dies of a stroke at 53 in the year 1924.  

Jan 24   On this day in history thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80  

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