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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

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

1923  General harbor strike begins in NYC on this day in history.  

1924  Marilyn Erskine, Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show) on April - 24.  

1924  George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies on this day in history.  

1925  On April - 24 88F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April  

1927  Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952) on April - 24.  

1928  On this day in history fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented  

1928  On April - 24 gustav Krivinka, composer  

1928  Ferdinand B Hummel, composer, dies at 72 on April - 24.  

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  On this day in history ferit Tuzun, composer  

1930  H Van Gent discovers asteroid #1165 Imprinetta on this day in history.  

1930  Conn Findlay, Stockton Calif, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76) on April - 24.  

1931  On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa  

1931  On April - 24 bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)  

1932  K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1862 Apollo on April - 24.  

1932  German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia) on April - 24.  

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 April - 24.  

1933  On April - 24 freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)  

1934  On April - 24 laurens Hammond announced the development of the pipeless organ  

1934  The birth of Shirley MacLaine, American actress on this day in history.  

1935  Paul Klengel, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1936  Alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73 on April - 24.  

1938  Lindenheuvel soccer team forms on this day in history.  

1939  John Foulds, composer, dies at 58 on April - 24.  

1941  British army begins evacuation of Greece on this day in history.  

1942  On April - 24 the birth of Barbra Streisland, American singer and actress  

1942  Luftwaffe bombs Exeter on April - 24.  

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

1944  Capture of Madang, New Guinea on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history first Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"  

1944  United Negro College Fund incorporates on April - 24.  

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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 this day in history birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

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

1594  On April - 24 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  On this day in history birth of christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer  

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

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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  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  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 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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