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Historical Events In December - 24

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1935  Bradman scores 233 in 191 mins, SA v Queensland, 28 fours 1 six on December - 24.  

1935  On December - 24 alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50  

1936  1st radioactive isotope medicine administered, Berkeley, Ca on December - 24.  

1937  Dutch govt recognizes Italian king Emanuel III as emperor of Abyssinia on December - 24.  

1939  On December - 24 world War II: Pope Pius XII makes a Christmas Eve appeal for peace.  

1941  1st ships of admiral Nagumo's Pearl Harbor-fleet return to Japan on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history first powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemonde, Germany  

1942  The department of National Defence says there are now 681,615 volunteers and conscripts in the Canadian forces on this day in history.  

1942  On December - 24 1st powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemunde, Germany  

1942  Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1943  FDR appoints General Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied forces on December - 24.  

1943  FDR appoints Gen Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied forces on this day in history.  

1944  Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on December - 24.  

1945  On December - 24 francisco Pujol, composer, dies at 67  

1946  4th French republic established on this day in history.  

1946  First Live Church Service Telecast on December - 24.  

1948  On December - 24 canada formally recognizes the state of Israel.  

1948  On this day in history first US house completely sunheated is occupied, Dover, Mass  

1948  1st US house completely sunheated is occupied (Dover Mass) on this day in history.  

1950  Cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28 on December - 24.  

1951  First televised opera (Amahl and the Night Visitor) on December - 24.  

1951  On December - 24 united Kingdom of Libya gains independence from Italy via the UN  

1951  On this day in history 1st televised opera (Amahl & Night Visitor)  

1952  Henry A "Hans" Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist, dies at 58 on December - 24.  

1953  2 fast express trains crash head-on killing 103 (Czechoslovakia) on this day in history.  

1953  Wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166 on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history laos gains its independence  

1954  On this day in history council for the Children Protection forms in Neth  

1954  Johnny Ace, ballad singer, dies at 25 of Russian Roulette on this day in history.  

1955  On December - 24 nana Bryant, actress (Mrs Nestor-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 67  

1956  "I Love Lucy" Christmas show airs, never put in syndication on this day in history.  

1957  Norma Talmadge, US actress (Within the Law, Sign on Bay), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1960  Dutch bishops question papacy values on December - 24.  

1961  On this day in history houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0003  On this day in history birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1167  John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) was born on this day in history.  

1389  John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442) was born on this day in history.  

1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on December - 24.  

1491  On this day in history birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on December - 24.  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1588  On December - 24 birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0427  On this day in history death of archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  

1069  On December - 24 godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies  

1257  On this day in history death of john I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218)  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on December - 24.  

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.  

1524  On December - 24 vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55  

1541  Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on December - 24.  

1548  On this day in history maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies  

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