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Historical Events In April - 24

Thursday, 01 October 2020

1922  Richard Batka, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history general harbor strike begins in NYC  

1924  Marilyn Erskine, Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show) on this day in history.  

1924  On April - 24 george Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies  

1925  88F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April on this day in history.  

1927  On April - 24 josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)  

1928  On April - 24 fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented  

1928  On this day in history gustav Krivinka, composer  

1928  On this day in history ferdinand B Hummel, composer, dies at 72  

1929  On April - 24 a non-stop England to India flight takes-off  

1929  On this day in history 1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off  

1929  Ferit Tuzun, composer on April - 24.  

1930  H Van Gent discovers asteroid #1165 Imprinetta on April - 24.  

1930  On April - 24 conn Findlay, Stockton Calif, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76)  

1931  On April - 24 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa  

1931  Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art) on this day in history.  

1932  On April - 24 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1862 Apollo  

1932  On April - 24 german national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)  

1932  Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje) on April - 24.  

1933  1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell) on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)  

1934  On this day in history laurens Hammond announced the development of the pipeless organ  

1934  The birth of Shirley MacLaine, American actress on April - 24.  

1935  On this day in history paul Klengel, composer, dies at 80  

1936  On April - 24 alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73  

1938  Lindenheuvel soccer team forms on this day in history.  

1939  On April - 24 john Foulds, composer, dies at 58  

1941  On April - 24 british army begins evacuation of Greece  

1942  The birth of Barbra Streisland, American singer and actress on April - 24.  

1942  Luftwaffe bombs Exeter on April - 24.  

1943  On this day in history gerardus H de Hare, socialist vicar, dies at 63  

1944  On April - 24 capture of Madang, New Guinea  

1944  On April - 24 first Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"  

1944  United Negro College Fund incorporates 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  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  On this day in history birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

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

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 this day in history death of mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury  

0709  Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on this day in history.  

0729  On April - 24 egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89  

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

1530  Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on this day in history.  

1617  Death of Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on April - 24.  

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