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Historical Events In April - 24

Sunday, 13 June 2021

1922  Richard Batka, composer, dies at 53 on April - 24.  

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

1924  On this day in history marilyn Erskine, Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show)  

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 April - 24.  

1927  Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952) on this day in history.  

1928  Fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented on April - 24.  

1928  Gustav Krivinka, composer on April - 24.  

1928  Ferdinand B Hummel, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1931  Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art) on April - 24.  

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

1932  German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia) on this day in history.  

1932  On this day in history coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje)  

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

1933  Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me) on April - 24.  

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

1934  On this day in history the birth of Shirley MacLaine, American actress  

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

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

1938  On this day in history lindenheuvel soccer team forms  

1939  On this day in history john Foulds, composer, dies at 58  

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

1942  On this day in history 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  On April - 24 capture of Madang, New Guinea  

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

1944  On April - 24 united Negro College Fund incorporates  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1533  On April - 24 birth of william I of Orange (d. 1584)  

1538  On this day in history birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

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

1594  Benedikt Lechler, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1706  Giovanni Battista Martini, composer was born on April - 24.  

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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  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  Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on April - 24.  

1185  Death of Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on April - 24.  

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

1530  On this day in history 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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