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Historical Events In December - 24

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

1935  Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1937  Dutch govt recognizes Italian king Emanuel III as emperor of Abyssinia on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history 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  First powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemonde, Germany on this day in history.  

1942  The department of National Defence says there are now 681,615 volunteers and conscripts in the Canadian forces on December - 24.  

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

1943  On this day in history fDR appoints Gen Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied forces  

1944  On this day in history joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66  

1945  Francisco Pujol, composer, dies at 67 on December - 24.  

1946  4th French republic established on December - 24.  

1946  On December - 24 first Live Church Service Telecast  

1948  On this day in history canada formally recognizes the state of Israel.  

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

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

1950  Cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28 on this day in history.  

1951  On December - 24 first televised opera (Amahl and the Night Visitor)  

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

1951  On December - 24 1st televised opera (Amahl & Night Visitor)  

1952  Henry A "Hans" Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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 December - 24 laos gains its independence  

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

1954  On this day in history johnny Ace, ballad singer, dies at 25 of Russian Roulette  

1955  On this day in history nana Bryant, actress (Mrs Nestor-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 67  

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

1957  On December - 24 norma Talmadge, US actress (Within the Law, Sign on Bay), dies at 60  

1960  On December - 24 dutch bishops question papacy values  

1961  On December - 24 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  On December - 24 birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

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 this day in history.  

1491  On December - 24 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  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  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on December - 24.  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on this day in history.  

1453  On December - 24 john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on December - 24.  

1541  On December - 24 andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  

1548  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on December - 24.  

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