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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

1856  Henri POBJ P├ętain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime) on this day in history.  

1863  Skirmish at Okolona/Birmingham, Mississippi (Grierson's Raid) on this day in history.  

1864  On April - 24 george AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen (PTT)/Dutch Min of War (1918-20)  

1865  Fire alarm & police telegraph system put into operation (SF) on April - 24.  

1866  On April - 24 victoria BC is connected to British Columbia mainland via cable and telegraph.  

1867  Black demonstrators stage ride-ins on Richmond Va streetcars on April - 24.  

1867  On April - 24 in Manhattan, Kansas a 5.1 quake is the largest historical earthquake in Kansas.  

1867  On this day in history fannie Thomas, became oldest known American (113 y 273 d at death)  

1872  Volcano Vesuvius erupts on April - 24.  

1873  Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian general/president on this day in history.  

1874  John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial) on April - 24.  

1875  Jeno Huszka, composer on April - 24.  

1875  On this day in history jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer, dies at 58  

1877  On this day in history last federal occupying troops withdraw from south (New Orleans)  

1877  Charles Cuvillier, composer on this day in history.  

1880  On April - 24 amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England and Wales, is founded in Oxford, England  

1880  On this day in history amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England & Wales, is founded in Oxford, England  

1883  28 Surinamers depart to Amsterdam World's Fair on this day in history.  

1883  On this day in history jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Brave soldier Schweik) [or April 30]  

1884  On April - 24 national Medical Association of Black physicians organizes (Atlanta)  

1886  On April - 24 kurt Pinthus, writer  

1888  On April - 24 eastman Kodak forms  

1889  On this day in history [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)  

1891  On April - 24 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Final Problem"  

1891  On April - 24 count Helmuth K B von Moltke, Prussian gen/fieldmarshal, dies  

1892  On this day in history jack Hulbert, Ely England, actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack)  

1893  On April - 24 robert Harron, NYC, actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance)  

1894  On this day in history french cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in world record 2:39:18  

1895  On April - 24 joshua Slocum completes around-the-world voyage in 11-m boat  

1895  S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal/people's commissioner on April - 24.  

1897  On this day in history the first journalist to be named White House news reporter was William Price, who began working the prestigious beat for the "Washington Star" this day.  

1897  1st reporter, William Price (Wash Star), assigned to White House on April - 24.  

1897  On April - 24 benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)  

1898  On April - 24 spain declares war on US rejecting ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1533  William I of Orange (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  

1538  On April - 24 birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

1581  On this day in history birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

1594  On this day in history birth of benedikt Lechler, composer  

1620  On this day in history birth of john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography  

1660  Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver was born on April - 24.  

1670  Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer was born on April - 24.  

1706  Giovanni Battista Martini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0624  On April - 24 death of mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury  

0709  Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on April - 24.  

0729  Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89 on this day in history.  

1077  On April - 24 geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies  

1185  Death of Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on this day in history.  

1338  On April - 24 death of marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)  

1530  On April - 24 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies  

1617  On this day in history death of carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered  

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