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Historical Events In December - 24

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

1935  On December - 24 bradman scores 233 in 191 mins, SA v Queensland, 28 fours 1 six  

1935  Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50 on December - 24.  

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

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

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

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  1st powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemunde, Germany on this day in history.  

1942  On December - 24 friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80  

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

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

1944  On December - 24 joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66  

1945  Francisco Pujol, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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  On December - 24 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  On December - 24 cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28  

1951  On this day in history first televised opera (Amahl and the Night Visitor)  

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

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

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

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

1953  On this day in history wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166  

1954  On this day in history laos gains its independence  

1954  On December - 24 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  On December - 24 norma Talmadge, US actress (Within the Law, Sign on Bay), dies at 60  

1960  Dutch bishops question papacy values on this day in history.  

1961  Houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game on December - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0003  On December - 24 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  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 December - 24.  

1588  Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.  

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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  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on December - 24.  

1257  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on this day in history.  

1380  On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on this day in history.  

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 December - 24.  

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

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