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Historical Events In April - 24

Monday, 21 September 2020

1961  General de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria on April - 24.  

1961  JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs on April - 24.  

1961  Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers struck out 18 batters in a game this day, becoming the first major-league pitcher to do so on two different occasions on this day in history.  

1961  On April - 24 the Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised  

1961  Lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72 on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history mIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time CA to MA  

1962  The first Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested on April - 24.  

1962  On April - 24 mIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time: CA to MA  

1963  Bob Cousy of the Boston Celtics retired from the NBA on April - 24.  

1965  Louise Dresser, actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1967  Frank Overton actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1967  Vladimir Komarov cosmonaut is first to die in space, aboard Soyuz 1 on this day in history.  

1967  Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48 on April - 24.  

1968  Leftist students take over Columbia University, NYC on this day in history.  

1968  On April - 24 norman McKaye, actor (Untamed Fury, Frogman), dies at 62  

1969  On this day in history paul McCartney says their is no truth to the rumours he is dead  

1970  On this day in history china becomes the 5th nation to launch a satellite into orbit  

1970  On April - 24 china PR launches its first satellite transmitting song "East is Red"  

1970  On April - 24 gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth  

1971  Soyuz 10 returns to Earth on this day in history.  

1974  Bud Abbott dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1974  On this day in history nFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Bucaneers  

1974  On April - 24 bud Abbott, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78  

1975  On April - 24 william Hartnell, actor (Jackpot, This Sporting Life), dies at 67  

1976  Mark Tobey, US abstract painter, (Broadway Norm), dies at 85 on April - 24.  

1977  C Kowal discovers asteroid #2063 Bacchus on April - 24.  

1979  John Carroll, actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1980  On April - 24 uS miltary operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die  

1980  On this day in history alentejo Carpentier, Cuban/Fren writer (Guerra del Tiempo), dies at 75  

1981  Bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jockey on April - 24.  

1981  On this day in history iBM-PC introduced  

1982  On this day in history c Torres discovers asteroid #3361 Orpheus  

1985  On April - 24 in Luzon, Philippine Islands a 6.1 earthquake resulted in Six people killed, 11 injured and damage and landslides in Benguet Province  

1985  Israel begins the third stage of its troop removal from Lebanon on April - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1533  On this day in history birth of william I of Orange (d. 1584)  

1538  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer was born on April - 24.  

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 April - 24 birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

1670  On this day in history birth of christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer  

1706  On April - 24 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 this day in history.  

0729  On this day in history 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 April - 24.  

1338  Death of Marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291) on this day in history.  

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 April - 24.  

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