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Historical Events In 1924

Friday, 19 July 2019

Mar 31   In the year 1924 london public transport strike ends  

Apr 01   In the year 1924 crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co  

Apr 01   In the year 1924 founding of the Royal Canadian Air Force as a separate service; RCAF previously founded by Billy Bishop in 1918 as a separate brigade.  

Apr 01   Gunther Becker, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Imperial Airways formed in Britain on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history denis Rooke, CEO (British Gas)  

Apr 03   In the year 1924 canon A D Caesar, Sub Dean (HM Chapels Royal)  

Apr 03   The birth of Marlon Brando, American actor on this day in history.  

Apr 05   K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2235 Vittore on this day in history.  

Apr 06   4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight in the year 1924.  

Apr 06   4 planes leave Seattle on first successful around-the-world flight on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Ikuma Dan, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1924 crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co  

Apr 08   Imperial Airways formed in Britain on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1924 harald Heilmann, composer  

Apr 10   Kenneth Noland, American painter on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play in the year 1924.  

Apr 11   On this day in history 1st men's college swimming championships begin  

Apr 13   On this day in history greek plebiscite for a republic  

Apr 14   On this day in history louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67  

Apr 14   Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Eduardo Caudella, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1924.  

Apr 15   Flemish-Walloon riots in Louvain Belgium, 1 dead on this day in history.  

Apr 15   John Grigg, British historian on this day in history.  

Apr 16   1st radio-transmission of wireless: Mattheus Passion in the year 1924.  

Apr 16   Jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies in the year 1924.  

Apr 16   Navy commences relief operations in Mississippi Valley floods, lasting until 16 June in the year 1924.  

Apr 17   In the year 1924 metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures & Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM  

Apr 18   1st crossword puzzle book published (Simon & Schuster) on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history buxton Daeblite Orr, composer  

Apr 18   Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first " Crossword Puzzle Book" on this day in history.  

Apr 19   "National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Gerhard Samuel, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1924 daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)  

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

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

Jan 03   Doug Ellis, British entrepreneur was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1924 vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian leader, dies of a stroke at 53  

Jan 24   Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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