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Historical Events In December - 24

Saturday, 06 March 2021

1935  Bradman scores 233 in 191 mins, SA v Queensland, 28 fours 1 six on this day in history.  

1935  On this day in history alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50  

1936  1st radioactive isotope medicine administered, Berkeley, Ca on this day in history.  

1937  On December - 24 dutch govt recognizes Italian king Emanuel III as emperor of Abyssinia  

1939  World War II: Pope Pius XII makes a Christmas Eve appeal for peace on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1943  On December - 24 fDR appoints General Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied forces  

1943  On December - 24 fDR appoints Gen Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied forces  

1944  Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

1946  On this day in history 4th French republic established  

1946  First Live Church Service Telecast on this day in history.  

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

1948  First US house completely sunheated is occupied, Dover, Mass on December - 24.  

1948  1st US house completely sunheated is occupied (Dover Mass) on December - 24.  

1950  On this day in history cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28  

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  1st televised opera (Amahl & Night Visitor) on this day in history.  

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

1953  On December - 24 2 fast express trains crash head-on killing 103 (Czechoslovakia)  

1953  On December - 24 wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166  

1954  On this day in history laos gains its independence  

1954  Council for the Children Protection forms in Neth on December - 24.  

1954  Johnny Ace, ballad singer, dies at 25 of Russian Roulette on December - 24.  

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

1956  On December - 24 "I Love Lucy" Christmas show airs, never put in syndication  

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

1960  On this day in history dutch bishops question papacy values  

1961  Houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game on this day in history.  

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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 December - 24.  

1389  On this day in history birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  

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

1491  Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on December - 24.  

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  

1564  On December - 24 birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver  

1588  On this day in history 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  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on December - 24.  

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

1257  On December - 24 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  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1541  Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

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

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