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Historical Events In 1924

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Feb 08   In the year 1924 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   Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies in the year 1924.  

Feb 08   In the year 1924 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1924 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   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   George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue premieres in New York in the year 1924.  

Feb 12   President Calvin Coolidge makes first presidential radio speech in the year 1924.  

Feb 13   On this day in history jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician  

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

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

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

Feb 14   On this day in history thomas Watson opens IBM  

Feb 15   Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1924 johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78  

Feb 21   The birth of Robert Mugabe,, First Prime Minister of Zimbabwe on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1924 1st presidential radio address (Calvin Coolidge)  

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

Jan 04   Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (d. 1993) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834)  

Jan 04   Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852) died in the year 1924.  

Jan 13   On this day in history georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89  

Jan 14   In the year 1924 arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72  

Jan 15   Geza Zichy, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1924 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   Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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