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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

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

1863  On this day in history skirmish at Okolona/Birmingham, Mississippi (Grierson's Raid)  

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

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  On April - 24 black demonstrators stage ride-ins on Richmond Va streetcars  

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

1867  Fannie Thomas, became oldest known American (113 y 273 d at death) on this day in history.  

1872  On April - 24 volcano Vesuvius erupts  

1873  On April - 24 theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian general/president  

1874  John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial) on this day in history.  

1875  Jeno Huszka, composer on this day in history.  

1875  Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer, dies at 58 on April - 24.  

1877  Last federal occupying troops withdraw from south (New Orleans) on April - 24.  

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  Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England & Wales, is founded in Oxford, England on this day in history.  

1883  28 Surinamers depart to Amsterdam World's Fair on April - 24.  

1883  Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Brave soldier Schweik) [or April 30] on April - 24.  

1884  National Medical Association of Black physicians organizes (Atlanta) on this day in history.  

1886  Kurt Pinthus, writer on this day in history.  

1888  Eastman Kodak forms on this day in history.  

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

1891  Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Final Problem" on April - 24.  

1891  On this day in history count Helmuth K B von Moltke, Prussian gen/fieldmarshal, dies  

1892  Jack Hulbert, Ely England, actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack) on April - 24.  

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

1894  French cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in world record 2:39:18 on this day in history.  

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  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 on April - 24.  

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

1897  Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797) on this day in history.  

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  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer was born on this day in history.  

1581  On April - 24 birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

1594  On April - 24 birth of benedikt Lechler, composer  

1620  On April - 24 birth of john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography  

1660  On this day in history birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

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

1706  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

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  On April - 24 egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89  

1077  Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on this day in history.  

1185  On this day in history death of antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns  

1338  Death of Marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291) on April - 24.  

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

1617  On April - 24 death of carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered  

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