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Historical Events In April - 24

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1961  On April - 24 general de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria  

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 April - 24.  

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

1961  Lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72 on April - 24.  

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

1962  On this day in history the first Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested  

1962  MIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time: CA to MA on this day in history.  

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  On April - 24 frank Overton actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48  

1967  On April - 24 vladimir Komarov cosmonaut is first to die in space, aboard Soyuz 1  

1967  On this day in history frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48  

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

1968  On this day in history 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  Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history soyuz 10 returns to Earth  

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

1974  On April - 24 nFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Bucaneers  

1974  Bud Abbott, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1979  On April - 24 john Carroll, actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72  

1980  US miltary operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die on April - 24.  

1980  Alentejo Carpentier, Cuban/Fren writer (Guerra del Tiempo), dies at 75 on April - 24.  

1981  On this day in history bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jockey  

1981  On April - 24 iBM-PC introduced  

1982  C Torres discovers asteroid #3361 Orpheus on April - 24.  

1985  On this day in history in Luzon, Philippine Islands a 6.1 earthquake resulted in Six people killed, 11 injured and damage and landslides in Benguet Province  

1985  On this day in history israel begins the third stage of its troop removal from Lebanon  

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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 April - 24 birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

1581  Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660) was born on April - 24.  

1594  On April - 24 birth of benedikt Lechler, composer  

1620  John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

1670  Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer was born on April - 24.  

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  Death of Mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 24.  

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

0729  Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89 on April - 24.  

1077  Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on April - 24.  

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  Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on April - 24.  

1617  On this day in history death of carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered  

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