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Historical Events In December - 24

Monday, 04 July 2022

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

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

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

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

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

1942  1st powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemunde, Germany on this day in history.  

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  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 December - 24.  

1948  Canada formally recognizes the state of Israel on December - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1951  First televised opera (Amahl and the Night Visitor) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Laos gains its independence on this day in history.  

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  Nana Bryant, actress (Mrs Nestor-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history "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 December - 24.  

1960  Dutch bishops question papacy values on December - 24.  

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  Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 24.  

1475  On December - 24 birth of thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  

1491  On December - 24 birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

1508  On this day in history birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)  

1564  On this day in history birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver  

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

Famous Deaths In December - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0427  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on this day in history.  

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