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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1899  Transvaal British Uitlanders ask Queen Victoria for aid on April - 24.  

1900  Passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history george J D Campbell, Brit min of Indies (1868-74, 80-85), dies at 76  

1901  On this day in history 1st AL game, Chic beats Cleve Blues 8-2, 3 other games rained out  

1903  On April - 24 jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)  

1904  On April - 24 willem De Kooning, Rotterdam Netherland, artist (North Atlantic Light)  

1904  On this day in history friedrich Siemens, German industrial, dies at 77  

1905  On April - 24 1st-class Cricket debut of Jack Hobbs, Surrey v Gentlemen (18 & 28)  

1905  On this day in history robert Penn Warren, 1st US poet laureate (All the King's Men)  

1907  Hersheypark, founded by Milton S. Hershey for the exclusive use of his employees, is opened on this day in history.  

1907  Vaclav Trojan, composer on April - 24.  

1908  On April - 24 mr & Mrs Jacob Murdock become the first to travel across the US by car, they leave LA in a Packard & arrive in NYC in 32d-5h-25m  

1908  Mr & Mrs Jacob Murdock become 1st to travel across US by car, they leave LA in a Packard & arrive in NYC in 32d-5h-25m on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets)  

1909  Harry Hillman & Lawson Robertson run 100m 3-legged race in 11 seconds on April - 24.  

1909  On April - 24 bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany)  

1910  German Catholic youth movement Quickborn forms on April - 24.  

1911  Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian (Disorderly Orderly) on April - 24.  

1912  On April - 24 justin M'Carthy, politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope), dies at 81  

1913  The skyscraper Woolworth Building in New York City is opened on April - 24.  

1914  Bernard Caulfield, judge on April - 24.  

1915  On April - 24 lt. Edward Donald Bellew (Cdn. 7th Cdn Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Ypres, Belgium  

1915  Massacre of Armenians by Turks on April - 24.  

1915  On April - 24 sgt-Major Frederick William Hall Cdn. (8th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Ypres, Belgium  

1915  On this day in history german army fires chloroform gas in Ieper  

1916  Easter rebellion of Irish against British occupation begins on this day in history.  

1916  Stanley Kauffmann, NYC, playwright (Red Handkerchief Man) on this day in history.  

1917  Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway on this day in history.  

1917  Len Creed, bookmaker on April - 24.  

1917  On April - 24 oskar Blumenthal, writer, dies  

1920  British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years) on this day in history.  

1921  1st municipal elections for men & women in Belgium on April - 24.  

1921  On this day in history laci Boldemann, composer  

1922  J D Cannon, Salmon Idaho, actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory) on this day in history.  

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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 April - 24.  

1538  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer was born on this day in history.  

1581  Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

1594  On April - 24 birth of benedikt Lechler, composer  

1620  John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography was born on April - 24.  

1660  Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1670  On April - 24 birth of christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In April - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0624  Death of Mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

0709  On April - 24 wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76  

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  On April - 24 death of antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns  

1338  On this day in history death of marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)  

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

1617  Death of Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on this day in history.  

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